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Do Human Nails Breathe
No, it does not: There are certain health conditions that are associated with unusual odors of breath. Those need to be examined by your doctor. If you are talking about your baby, please take him/her to the pediatrician to be examined. Things like chronic sinus infections, dental problems, certain metabolic problems, like diabetes and many others can give an unusual smell to the breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely: Use precautions (e.g. Face mask), as relevant, and stay in well ventilated areas. ...Read more
I am now always so short of breath. My nail beds sometimes turn a purplish blue too. I don't smoke soany ideas why this is happening?
Hi I just spit up a clear like substance that was thick jelly like ball and very sticky. In the middle there was it looked like white string. When I stuck my nail in it I could feel the string. I am having chest pains and shortness of breath now. I think
What is the most common cause of clubbing nails with shortness of breath, chest pain, high heart rate?
Clubbing: describes the bulbous, clublike deformation of the distal portion of the fingers and toes resulting from connective-tissue proliferation.Clubbing may be hereditary , ie, primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, but, more often, it is acquired and is associated with a number of infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and vascular disorders. it may occur with several lung diseases . Ref:Medscape ...Read more
Nasal cold w/ low fevers now in chest. Green mucous in cough, feeling of low O2 w/ breath.Dark pink and white nails.Bubbling deep in breath.Any ideas?
Severe shortnessof breath, chestpain, blue clubbing nails, muscle weakness, hot/cold inside body, headache, Drowsiness.Ok hearttests, so2. please help?
Time to call doctor: A person with difficulty breathing and chest pain needs to see her doctor right away, or be seen in the E.R. Possible causes include spontaneous pneumothorax, asthma, heart attack, pleurisy (inflammation of the lining inside the chest), fluid in the lungs, pneumonia, myocarditis, etc.... However, if this is an ongoing or repetitive problem, one can follow the instructions given by her doctor(s). ...Read more
I am 9 weeks pregnant and i noticed my nails were purple this morning. is that normal?also I've had extreme fatigue and occasional shortness of breath
See DR immediately: Possible pulmonary emboli from pelvic veins.Get a more detailed answer ›
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