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Is blue skin caused by asthma exacerbation in adults? What are the symptoms?

Is blue skin caused by asthma exacerbation in adults? What are the symptoms?

Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening. ...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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Blue skin on ear from a lot of boxing hooks (in one session). The ear isn't painful, how can I treat it? Should I use heat/cold/vibration massager?

Blue skin on ear from a lot of boxing hooks (in one session).
The ear isn't painful, how can I treat it? 
Should I use heat/cold/vibration massager?

Ice compress: You have a hematoma. Multiple blows to the ear can cause bleeding into the skin around the cartilage of the ear. I you let this persist you can get scarring and nodules in the ear. This is known as "cauliflower ear". ...Read more

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I found peeling blue skin on the inside of my mouth, should I be worried? I don't do drugs, smoke, or drink

You : You did not mention how old you are, and if you have any medical conditions or medications you are taking or if you are on any antibiotics. This type of diagnosis is best done in person, by a dentist or oral surgeon in your community who can take a full medical history, diagnose your problem, and recommend approproate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I use selsun blue to get rid of skin fungus?

How can I use selsun blue to get rid of skin fungus?

Third best treatment: Selenium sulfide found in selsun blue kills the fungi (malassezia furfur) that causes tinea versiclolor. Applying the shampoo, letting it dry on for 10 minutes, washing it off, do this daily for 7-10 days may do the trick. Or .... Ask your doctor for a single dose of Fluconazole or ketoconazole and watch your skin clear up. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get blue skin tone, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get blue skin tone, or is it unusual?

Unusual: This is unusual and should be checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get blue skin tone, or is it unusual?

Unusual: This is unusual and should be checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is blue skin caused by asthma exacerbation in adults? What are the symptoms?

Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening. ...Read more