There are numerous ways the player can become afflicted in The Long Dark. If an affliction occurs, action must be taken or the player will die.
|Food poisoning||Take Antibiotics or Reishi Tea, then sleep for ten hours.|
|Hypothermia||Stay warm for 24 consecutive hours.|
|Infection risk||Apply Antiseptic and a Bandage, or an Old Man's Beard Wound Dressing.|
|Sprained ankle, Sprained wrist||Take Painkillers, Rose Hip Tea, or rest for two hours.|
|Intestinal Parasites||Take Antibiotics or Reishi Tea once per day, for 10 days.|