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My son is experiencing skin turning blue (worsened by: when it is cold, psychological stress) and pale skin.

My son is experiencing  skin turning blue (worsened by: when it is cold, psychological stress)  and pale skin.

Cardiac evaluation: get complete heart checkup see there is no cardiac problem
Also is there any breathing problem
Get pulmonary evaluation ...Read more

Blue Colored Skin (Definition)

Cyanosis is a bluish color to the skin or mucus membranes due to a lack of oxygen in the blood. ...Read more


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I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open) , difficulty breathing?

I am experiencing  shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open) , difficulty breathing?

See Internist: Your symptoms involve multiple systems and can be due to many things, from hyperthyroid Graves Disease to anxiety. Please see your family doctor or Internist for more personalized care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , shoulder pain, skin turning blue, neck pain, ear ache (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) (worsened by: air travel) (severity: mild) and jaw pain. The following als

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , shoulder pain, skin turning blue, neck pain, ear ache (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) (worsened by: air travel) (severity: mild)  and jaw pain. The following als

Varied symptoms: These symptoms are most likely not interrelated. A physician would have to take a thorough history and perform a careful examination of your breast, chest, shoulder, neck, jaw and ear. Xrays may be ordered and referral to certain specialists recommended in order to make diagnoses and administer appropriate treatment.Stress and tension may be playing a role in some of your symptoms. MD will discus ...Read more

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If my skin is turning blue, is this emphysema?

If my skin is turning blue, is this emphysema?

Heart, lung or other: If your lips and nail beds turn blue, you may be having problems getting enough oxygen from your lungs, or blood circulated properly. If it is one limb that is turning blue, then ou may have a problem with the circulation to that limb. Either way, if this is suddenly new, you need medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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The skin under my toenails keep turning blue, why?

The skin under my toenails keep turning blue, why?

Could be many reason: If it is all of them it could be vascular, it depends on when it happens it could be pressure if the nails are pressing or the shoes, or your socks. To many possibilities to say. A picture would be helpful. I could do a consult or have them checked out. ...Read more

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What could cause the skin around my cast to be turning blue?

What could cause the skin around my cast to be turning blue?

Cast too tight: It sounds like the cast is too tight and pressing on the skin, decreasing circulation. You should contact your doctor asap. ...Read more

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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I sprained my ankle a week ago, I feel no pain but now the skin under my ankle is turning blue.

I sprained my ankle a week ago, I feel no pain but now the skin under my ankle is turning blue.

Not uncommon: If you sprain your ankle, what usually occurs is there is a stretching or tearing of the ligaments involved. It is not unusual for this to be associated with some bleeding in the area that can later cause the area to develop a blue discoloration. If you have concern, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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Why does skin turn blue when cold?

Why does skin turn blue when cold?

Blood vessels: When you are cold, blood vessels constrict and cause decreased blood flow distal to them. The decreased blood and oxygen content can then make the skin appear blue. ...Read more

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What causes the whitish blue color on burned skin?

What causes the whitish blue color on burned skin?

Dead skin: If the skin is necrosed or dead, it may appear discolored as you mention. Also whatever burned the skin could have left a little bit of a tattoo on the skin. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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What is the definition or description of: Blue skin?

What is the definition or description of: Blue skin?

Blue skin: Is a bluish discoloration of the body's outer layer of tissue. Skin may be blue due to cyanosis ( poor blood circulation or low oxygen levels). Some areas of skin may appear blue due to a bruise or in the area of a vein. ...Read more

Dr. Benjamin Lerner Dr. Lerner
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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once
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How long does it take for minocycline to turn your skin blue?

How long does it take for minocycline to turn your skin blue?

BLUE SKIN MINOCIN (minocycline): Minocycline commonly causes excess pigmentation in many cases. The time it takes varies with the dose. Not only on the skin, but the teeth, the nails, the fingernails, the eyes, and some internal organs get blue or black. This is essentially harmless. Not to worry. ...Read more