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Causes Of Lip Cyanosis
Cyanosis: Bluish discoloration.Get a more detailed answer ›
My child has spinal muscular atrophy, recently her hands, feet and backside have been very sweaty recently with cynosis around lips, what could cause?
Aspiration pneumonia: Children with sma are prone to respiratory infections. They often have micro-aspiration into the lungs that can build up fluid that can result in pneumonia. When they start to feel ill they may show signs such as what you describe. She needs a thorough evaluation including pulse oximetry and chest x-ray. Do good pulmonary clearance and percussion and postural drainage. Catch it now! ...Read more
Son is 1yr 8mnth has runny nose temp of 39.3 his lips turned blue skin blothcy but acting normal ?
Needs study: Although many possible scenarios can be imagined as a cause, the possibilities include several serious posibilities. Example: drug-induced changes causing all 3 symptoms. Get it checked out by your physician. ...Read more
Can a lesion in the thecal sac at L4 somehow cause cyanosis or blueness in the feet that quickly resolves when the feet are elevated?
Not in isolation: Coarctation only causes cyanosis when it is associated with other heart disease that allows blue blood to cross over to the red blood side. Cyanosis occurs in two situations: 1. When blue blood gets to the red blood side ("right-to-left shunting) or 2. When blood is not fully oxygenated in the lungs ("pulmonary venous desaturation"). ...Read more