Doctors warn of frostbite dangers

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JACKSON, Tenn.- Doctors are warning to bundle up in the extreme low temperatures. Experts said parts of your body left uncovered in these temperatures could result in frostbite. Fingers, toes, nose, and ears are most susceptible to the cold temperatures. If exposed, doctors advise to run lukewarm water over the area affected as soon as possible. “Anytime the temp is like this your skin can freeze within a matter of minutes and sometimes it will turn numb and want to know it’s frozen,” said Dr. David James, of West Tennessee Healthcare. Experts said they see a lot of frostbite cases when cars are stranded on the road. So they advise those traveling on the road to pack a extra bag full of clothing in case of emergency.

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