Illustration copyright 2000 by Nucleus
Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
Frostbite is more likely to affect the ring finger, pinky finger, the
tips of the fingers, and the outside of the hand, which are harder to keep
warm. Frostbite will cause the skin to turn white or blue.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor.
Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this