Frostbite is caused by freezing of body tissue, which results in damage to the skin and subcutaneous layers. Skiers and mountaineers are prone to this injury in cold weather. Frostbite often affects exposed skin such as nose and ears but can affect any part that is subjected to sufficiently low temperatures. The symptoms may include white skin and numbness or a tingling sensation, and the skin appears loose and blackened when it is destroyed by frostbite.

The affected area should be treated once a day with needles that are 15 mm long and 0.18 mm diameter (the finest gauge). Needling density is about two to three needles per square centimeter.

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