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Frostbitten toes. Frostbite causes damage to body tissues by the formation of ice crystals during freezing. The fingers, toes and the face are most often affected. Treatment is by gently warming the frostbitten parts in tepid water. Precautions are required against bacterial infection, to which frostbitten skin is susceptible.
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