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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.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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