A 36-year-old member asked:
which is the cause of blue lips and gums in toddlers?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jaime Quejada answered
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A slight bluish: Tinge in dark-skinned people is a variant of normal from melanin pigmentation; but a prominent bluish color needs to be evaluated for low oxygenation.
Answered on Dec 30, 2013
Dr. Cornelia Franz answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Several: Most of which are not good. Benzocaine can cause it, blue gatorade or popsicles...Although usually it is the tongue... True blue lips and gums ...Should be seen asap. Certain infections can also cause it.......
Answered on Dec 29, 2013
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