Salt and Ice Wounds Update

This post updates the previously posted photos of salt and ice self inflicted wounds provided exclusively to Best Gore by BeautifulxDisaster. It’s interesting to see how the healing process is progressing and how the chemical burns and frostbites change with time. Props once again to Best Gore member BeautifulxDisaster for the pics:

Self Harmer Tries Salt and Ice for Chemical Burns and Frostbite

Today’s edition of Best Gore Members Rock is brought to you by Best Gore member BeautifulxDisaster who’s from my ex home town of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. BeautifulxDisaster spiced up self harming with salt and ice which add chemical burns and frostbites to the cuts. In her own words: Salt and ice probably seem like … Continue reading “Self Harmer Tries Salt and Ice for Chemical Burns and Frostbite”

Rocketboy Suffers Severe Frostbites Getting Drunk in Edmonton

Earlier today an extraordinary thing happened. I took a walk to a grocery store like I do every day and saw a young Caucasian female driving a car in Edmonton and not texting. I don’t remember seeing that in at least 10 years that I’ve paid attention. It seemed a bit weird that she would … Continue reading “Rocketboy Suffers Severe Frostbites Getting Drunk in Edmonton”

Freon Burn on Skin of Forearm

This car mechanic was adding freon to a car’s air conditioner when a freon hose exploded in his hand, spraying the hazardous chemical onto his forearm. Although these injuries are called “Freon Burns”, they are in reality frostbites. Freon freezes skin on contact. Needless to say, freon (chlorofluorocarbon) being a hazardous substance, whoever works with … Continue reading “Freon Burn on Skin of Forearm”

Man Gets His Rotten Feet Cut Off

I don’t have the background story to go with these pictures but judging by the sleeping bags and overall looks of the man, he’s probably homeless and has lived on that piece of cold ground for a while. His clothes and the environment make it look like it’s somewhere where it’s cold in winter. My … Continue reading “Man Gets His Rotten Feet Cut Off”

Salt and Ice Challenge Burns Photo

The back in this photo belongs to a 12 year old boy from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The boy sustained second degree frostbite burns to his back after playing the Salt and Ice Challenge game. The Salt and Ice Challenge became a big deal among kiddos whose miserable existence is telling them that attempting a Darwin Award … Continue reading “Salt and Ice Challenge Burns Photo”

Blisters Caused by Cryotherapy – Liquid Nitrogen Wart Removal

Cryotherapy is a century old treatment method based on application of extremely low temperatures to destroy diseased cells. I plan on undertaking cryogenic chamber therapy next time I take a trip to Slovakia, but that’s just one form of cryotherapy. Another one is topical application of Liquid Nitrogen which has been known to effectively remove … Continue reading “Blisters Caused by Cryotherapy – Liquid Nitrogen Wart Removal”

Severe Frostbite Results in Huge Blisters on Hand

I never would have thought frostbites could result in such nasty blisters and I come from an area where winter lasts for 8 months out of 12 and temperatures drop below -40 Celsius for at least two months of the year. When I first saw the video I thought the man surely suffered from burns, … Continue reading “Severe Frostbite Results in Huge Blisters on Hand”