Dangerous salt and ice burns craze among adolescents

USA, December 29, 2012

Several doctors in Detroit are dismayed by the recurring queries teenagers burned after a game of combining salt with ice.

As shown in the attached video, young placed on their extremities salt, ice and then pressed until the tissues are broken and there is only a hole.

The alarmingly thing of this practice is that injuries are irreversible, leaving scars that can not be repaired.

The salt lowers the freezing temperature of the ice dramatically to 17 degrees below zero causing serious burns.

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