Blisters may form in skin that has been damaged by being exposed to cold or freezing temperatures. Examples of cold injuries that may cause blisters include:
First aid for blisters caused by exposure to cold temperatures focuses on rewarming the affected areas, relieving pain, and preventing complications such as infection.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||April 21, 2011|