Doctors warn of frostnip, frostbite during frigid temperatures

On extremely cold days, it could take only

On extremely cold days, it could take only minutes for exposed skin to start to freeze. (January 22, 2014 5:45 PM)

Local doctors are urging residents to protect themselves against frostnip and frostbite during the frigid temperatures.

Health officials say frostnip, a tingling, painful, numb-like feeling in extremities like the nose or fingers can creep up quickly.

On extremely cold days, it could take only minutes for exposed skin to start to freeze.

Dr. Doodnauth Hiraman from St. Vincent's...

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