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is cyanosis a symptom of sepsis

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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I am so sorry that your grandma is going through that. Pneumonia is treated with antibiotics and oxygen, as you know. Pleural effusions in most case ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Malkin
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: Cyanosis is only relieved with oxygen. Total body cyanosis, like from COPD or pneumonia may need supplemental oxygen. If local to a finger like in rey ... Read More
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Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Not if one is dead..: Typically, addressing the underlying cause with dictate if cyanosis will go away quickly. Why? The color refers to the color or blood and its level of ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need a good doctor: You should find a good doctor(a primary care doctor) who can examine you and run tests to find the cause of your ailments. Migraines have good treatme ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not the key: As a pathologist and lab specialist, I would discourage you from paying any attention at all to percentages, or to monocytes unless the absolute count ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Low oxygen: Cooling slows down metabolic process of circulatory system and oxygen levels fall.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cyanosis: Cyanosis is the low level or lack of oxygen. Pneumonia makes the exchange of oxygen in the lungs difficult. One who has pneumonia often finds their ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Only oxygenated hemoglobin is red. In hypoxic states, there is no oxygen, therefore the hemoglobin is bluish or cyan colored.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Low oxygen: The metabolism slows with cooling and the oxygen delivery is compromised/.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cyanosis: Bluish discoloration.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
22 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Not in isolation: Coarctation only causes cyanosis when it is associated with other heart disease that allows blue blood to cross over to the red blood side. Cyanosis ... Read More
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