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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 member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 14 years experience
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
Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics 27 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
Circulation issues: One needs to have their circulation chacked: both arterial and venous.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
It can be associated with circulatory Problems. I suggest you get this checked out.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Probably OK: it is probably benign hemangioma . You can check it out with the dermatologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Letrinh Hoang
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Venous congestion : dark color usually means veins. White or cold means arteries