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Arm Turning Blue
This can be normal.: This can be normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Circulation: Without a prior history of trauma to case bruising, my first thought would be poor circulation. As tissues receive less oxygenated blood, they turn blue and dusky. This needs to be checked promptly. See a podiatrist for an examination. If findings warrant, they will order circulation testing and possibly even refer you to a vascular surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Scleral ectasia: This could be arcus senilus as mentioned by dr. Fishburn, but a blue/gray color on the white part of the eye may be a scleral ectasia. This is a thinning of the sclera (white part of the eye), allowing the layer below it (the choroid) to show through. This is a normal aging change in some people. Also, a surface pigmentation (conjunctival nevus), could also give such a look. See an eye care pro. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be seen: Any local cyanosis can be a serious problem. Be seen for an exam. ...Read more
Frostbite does not: typically affect the entire hand unless there has been severe exposure, in that case having only one hand affected would be unusual too those are cases where both hand and both feet are affected from severe prolonged cold. Frostbite comes in stages, mild is irritated skin, then blisters then dark dark skin which looks dead. Circulation issues can give "blue" hands see your doctor ...Read more
My feet have been turning purplish in color, and my toes turn bluish purple when in hot water. Why?
I hurt my knuckle on my fingers started turning purple my knuckle feels fine why is my fingers turning purple?
Raynauds: Cyanosis or blue discoloration of fingers is a vascular condition that is most common when digits are exposed to cold water or cold environment. Upon exposure, usually, the fingers get pink-blue-then white. And when rewarmed, the color comes back from white-blue-pink. ...Read more