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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.
Last Revised: May 11, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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