What are symptoms of frost bite?

Published On: Jan 02 2014 03:16:22 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 14 2014 12:07:28 PM EST

By Mayo Clinic News Network

Frostbite occurs when the skin and body tissue just underneath it freezes. Your skin becomes very cold, then numb, hard and pale. Frostbite typically affects smaller, more exposed areas of your body, such as your fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin.

Here are some symptoms of frost bite: