frostnip


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frostnip

(ˈfrɒstˌnɪp)
n
(Pathology) the preliminary stage of frostbite
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Dress for the weather (no meteor shower is worth frostbite or even frostnip) and make sure you have a comfortable lounger or chair.
| FINGERS AND TOES Loss of blood flow can particularly affect exposed fingers and toes, leading to discoloration (turning white, then blue), feelings of numbness (frostnip), and eventually pain and blistering (frostbite).
Local cold injuries can be subdivided into frostnip, frostbite and NFCI.
I still contracted frostnip in my toes.) Most usefully, I was able to pee while wearing the suit in order to add extra warmth to the layer of seawater trapped against my skin.
Frostbite differs from frostnip because the latter refers to cold-induced localized paresthesia that resolves with rewarming.
I've experienced heat stroke, dehydration, frostbite and frostnip but I'll always push myself to the limits.