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Frostbite complications

Complications could include:

  • Gangrene
  • Necrosis
  • Nerve injury
  • muscle injury
  • Bone injury
  • Blistering Eruption
  • Excessive sweating
  • Raynaud Disease
  • causalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Depression
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Wound Infection
  • Muscle Wasting
  • Heightened sensation of skin
  • Tetanus
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Atrophic
  • Compartment syndromes
  • Gait, Shuffling
  • Paresthesia
  • Gangrene is when part of your body tissue dies. This often occurs because the tissue is not getting enough blood from your circulatory system.
  • In diathermy, a high-frequency electric current is delivered via shortwave, microwave, or ultrasound to generate deep heat in body tissues. The heat can be used to increase blood flow or to relieve pain.
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when this cartilage (which provides a cushion for bones) wears away. It can occur in any joint in the body, but most commonly affects the knees, hips, spine, and hands.
  • Find out how certain tests can help your doctor determine the cause of joint pain.
  • Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is a treatment in which the patient is exposed to an artificial light source. It is used primarily to treat seasonal affective disorder.
  • Depression is a mood disorder that can cause extreme and persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. Depression type largely determines what kind of medical treatment is best.
  • Guilt is the feeling that you have done something wrong or violated the rules (real or perceived) of a relationship, culture, religion, or state.
  • Ademetionine is a form of the amino acid methionine, also called SAMe. Find out about its uses, as well as precautions about the synthetic supplement.
  • There are several types of doctors who can treat depression. Learn the different kinds to ensure you're getting complete care for your depression.
  • If left untreated, compartment syndrome can cause lasting damage. Learn more about what causes it and how to treat it.
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