Cold-Injured Skin

Cold injury to the skin may cause: Severe pain. Numbness, tingling, or a prickly feeling. Hard, stiff, shiny, or rubbery skin. Cold, pale, white, pink-purple, or blue-gray skin. Blisters or sores.

Cold-Injured Skin

Cold-Injured Skin

Cold injury to the skin may cause:

  • Severe pain.
  • Numbness, tingling, or a prickly feeling.
  • Hard, stiff, shiny, or rubbery skin.
  • Cold, pale, white, pink-purple, or blue-gray skin.
  • Blisters or sores.

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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