What Are the Stages of Frostbite?

Q:
What are the stages of frostbite?

A:
There are three stages of frostbite: Stage 1 is frostnip, Stage 2 is superficial frostbite, and Stage 3 is deep frostbite.

In Stage 1, the skin reddens and then turns white, here are some pictures for you as a reference:

In Stage 2, the external layer of skin is frozen, but underneath is still soft, and the area may appear grayish-yellow. Here are some pictures for you as a reference:

In Stage 3, the entire area is solid, and may appear grayish-blue. Here are some pictures for you as a reference:

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