Frostbite is more likely to affect the ring finger, pinky finger, tips of the fingers, and outside of the hand, which are harder to keep warm. Frostbite will cause the skin to turn white or blue. In more severe cases, pus-filled blisters may form or the skin may turn black.
Current as of:
February 26, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine