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Frostbite complications
Frostbite

Complications could include:

  • Gangrene is when part of your body tissue dies. This often occurs because the tissue is not getting enough blood from your circulatory system.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when cartilage that cushions bones at the joints wears away. Learn about symptoms and treatment options for OA.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diathermy uses electric current to generate heat in the body. The heat can help increase blood flow, relieve pain, and improve inflammation. Learn more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Guilt is the feeling that you have done something wrong or violated the rules (real or perceived) of a relationship, culture, religion, or state.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lack of sunlight can affect your mood and cause depression. Find out how light therapy can help.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Does type 2 diabetes put you at a higher risk for depression? Here's what you need to know, including how to identify symptoms and plan for treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rhabdomyolysis is a breakdown of muscle fibers that occurs due to muscle injury. Learn more about this condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Muscle atrophy is when muscles waste away. The main reason for muscle wasting is a lack of physical activity. This can happen when a disease or injury makes it difficult or impossible for you to move an arm or leg. A symptom of atrophied muscles i...
    Source:HLCMS
  • If left untreated, compartment syndrome can cause lasting damage. Learn more about what causes it and how to treat it.
    Source:HLCMS
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