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A 44-year-old member asked:

could blue lips and nail beds be an allergic reaction to peanuts?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
If severe: Blue lips and nail beds suggests cyanosis, which could be signs of a severe allergic reaction. If this were the case, one would be severely ill with difficulty breathing and require immediate medical attention. If these were the only symptoms, further evaluation would be necessary to assess for another explanation.

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Last updated Mar 25, 2018

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