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Serious health problems can result from prolonged exposure to the cold. The most common cold-related problems are hypothermia and frostbite.

Hypothermia
Cold temperatures can cause your body to lose heat faster than it can be produced, which can cause hypothermia.

Frostbite
Frostbite is an injury to the body caused by freezing. It causes a loss of feeling and color in parts of the body.

Related Information

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Never use generators, grills, camp stoves, or similar divices inside your home, basement, garage, or camper.
  • Power Outages Preparing for and coping with a sudden loss of power.

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