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.
December 10, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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