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what is causing me to have severe trouble breathing and purple hands and feet?

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Dr. Gerald Neuberg
38 years experience Cardiology
Heart or lungs: Bluish fingers and toes suggest either low oxygen from a lung problem, or poor circulation from a heart problem. Both can cause shortness of breath so please get a medical assessment.
Answered on Apr 8, 2015
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