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what is the term blue bloater mean

A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim answered
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic lung disease: Those terms are sometimes used for patients with COPD or emphysema. They are usually signs of low oxygen state.
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Older Terms: These are older terms- the pink puffer classically described a patient with emphysema (thin, pink means oxygenated). The blue bloated means a patient ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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COPD types: Classically, COPD is separated into patients who predominantly have either chronic bronchitis (blue bloater because they're frequently cyanotic and ov ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
36 years experience Cardiology
Blue nipples: Represnt vasoconstriction. The room is too cold.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Raynauds is a: Condition that causes vasoconstriction of the small capillaries on exposure to cooler temperatures or other causes of raynauds such as stress, smoking ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Have you used any: Vaginal tablets or vaginal ring ? Anything inserted from out side? If the answer to all is no , it is new on me
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That would mean: that the test showed you to be positive when you were in fact not pregnant.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Blue, or black?: Blue stool usually comes from colors used in colored drinks or other artificially colored foods. Black can suggest bleeding in upper GI tract, laxativ ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: It is common to use the term blue baby to describe an infant with a congenital heart defect that prevents the addition of sufficient oxygen to keep ba ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus Appel
19 years experience Family Medicine
Mountain dew: usually it is coloring from what you ate or drank. The classic example is red beets. They make it look like you have blood in your urine. Green and b ... Read More
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Dr. Leonid Basovich
18 years experience Family Medicine
Blue urine: You need to check what you eat / swallowed/drank. Your question remind me old hospital trick when spirit was in use instead of denaturates that are i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
18 years experience Family Medicine
What test?: Please specify the test.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Codes vary from hospital to hospital, but "code blue" often means a cardiac arrest or other serious medical situation. The purpose of the code is to q ... Read More

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