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what does it mean when the bottom of the baby foot is purple

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Normal in newborns: Newborns will have purle hands and feet and around the mouth can be a little purple. Truly purple lips and mouth need to be evaluated. Acrocyanosis i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible : Raynaud's.
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Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience Pediatrics
Immature circulation: Your baby's circulation is still in the process of developing. Purple hands and feet is just a result of this immaturity. You do not need to be conc ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Usually Normal: Babies normally have purple feet and hands, which is why they get 9's on the apgar test instead of 10's. However if the baby has purple or bluish skin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Raynaud's.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If brand new: This might just be from trauma - bleeding into tissue. However, if there is significant swelling, heat, redness, increased pain, purulent drainage - ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Venous congestion.: Congratulations on your pregnancy! this can be an exciting time. This can also be a time of discovery for other aspects of your body. With a baby onbo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Purple Foot: Poor blood circulation, which can occur on its own or as part of other conditions such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease. Your arteries and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Probably OK: it is probably benign hemangioma . You can check it out with the dermatologist.
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Dr. Letrinh Hoang
23 years experience Pediatrics
No: Infants centralize heat. Their extremities can be a little mottled and the hands and feet purple. No worries especially if baby is eating, sleeping, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Venous congestion : dark color usually means veins. White or cold means arteries

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