UPMC Mercy Offers Frostbite Dos and Don’ts

By: Stephanie Stanley


UPMC Mercy Trauma and Burn Services encourages everyone to stay warm and safe over the winter months by understanding the risks of frostbite.

If you believe you have frostbite, characterized by waxy, white and hard skin that feels numb and has a persistent burning sensation, you should seek immediate medical attention.

For hypothermia prevention tips, click here.