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what is blue nails

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Poor oxidation: (i assume natural and not painted) it means that oxygen delivery by the blood is poor. See your OB asap.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
CYANOSIS: Blue nails when asthmatic is ominous sign of lack of o2 or hypoxemia. It is a red zone and go to er at once !
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Blue nails: occur when the tissue under the nail appears blue & may be due to low level of oxygen circulation (cyanosis) or due to ^'ed levels of an abnor ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Blue nails: Blue nails, or more formally azure lunula, are characterized by a blue discoloration of the lunulae, seen in argyria and cases of hepatolenticular deg ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Blue nails: Blue nails, or more formally azure lunula, are characterized by a blue discoloration of the lunulae, seen in argyria and cases of hepatolenticular deg ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
No: Blue nails may be realted to cardiac function. This is called cyanosis and is an indicator of inability of heart to oxygenate the blood due to possibl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cyanosis: Anemia, raynauds or vasoconstriction.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
No: Have them evaluated. I would see your dermatologist. Dr l.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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You may have Raynaud: syndrome. Lupus is one cause. please refer to this article from Mayo clinic. Hope it helps. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-d ... Read More
A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Zweben
30 years experience Cardiology
Possible lung dz: These symptoms can be lung related if indeed heart tests are normal. The heart tests needed are a stress test and ECHO. Lung tests would be a X ray, ... Read More
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