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What is the true color of blood?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Blood: Blood is red. It is darker red when it carries less oxygen (like in veins). It can appear blue when covered by skin.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
It does not look like the stuff on most TV shows
Dec 6, 2014
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Color of blood: Blood is red. It is darker red when it carries less oxygen (like in veins). It can appear blue when covered by skin.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Red: brighter red when well oxygenated and darker red when less oxygen,

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