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Ashburn, VA
A 53-year-old female asked:

Is it normal when your fingers turn blue?

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Dr. Jack Morgan
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Are you a smoker ?: You need to see your PCP, to look for certain conditions , stop smoking, caffeine beverages, be check for Raynaud's Symptoms, have the heart and lungs evaluated, checked for V/Q mismatch, as well as Anemia's of all types, etc . Depends on History & Physical to help guide the evaluation. Do you have COPD, or other Heart & Lung conditions ?

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Denham Springs, LA
A 57-year-old female asked:

Why do the tips of my fingers turn blue?

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Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Blue: This is not enough info to give comment. Consult physician. This can be result of sympathetic nervous system that controlls many body functions. Are u a smoker? Do they act differently to cold or head, there is reynauds phenomenon, scleroderma, and other problems. Provide physician with details on how why where what and when. No matter, consult professional help.
A 21-year-old female asked:

Why do my fingers turn blue and really cold when i'm cold?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Raynaud's: Raynaud's sometimes is called a disease, syndrome, or phenomenon. The disorder is marked by brief episodes of vasospasm (va-so-spazm), which is a narrowing of the blood vessels. Vasospasm of the arteries reduces blood flow to the fingers and toes. In people who have raynaud's, the disorder usually affects the fingers. In about 40 percent of people who have raynaud's, it affects the toes.
United Kingdom
A 36-year-old male asked:

My face and fingers turn blue?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Possible Raynauds: If the symptoms are worse with cold exposure, raynauds is a possible cause. There are other possible causes as well. Have your doctor evaluated the issue or see a rheumatologist.

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