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Getting blue nails, is it always due to cold?

Getting blue nails, is it always due to cold?

CYANOSIS: Blue nails when asthmatic is ominous sign of lack of o2 or hypoxemia. It is a red zone and go to er at once! ...Read more

Blue Nails (Definition)

Occur when the tissue under the nail appears blue & may be due to low level of oxygen circulation (cyanosis) or due to ^'ed levels of an abnormal type of ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Blue nails?

Blue nails: Occur when the tissue under the nail appears blue & may be due to low level of oxygen circulation (cyanosis) or due to ^'ed levels of an abnormal type of hemoglobin in the blood. ...Read more

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Do bulimics get blue nails?

Blue nails: Blue nails, or more formally azure lunula, are characterized by a blue discoloration of the lunulae, seen in argyria and cases of hepatolenticular degeneration (wilson's disease), also having been reported in hemoglobin m disease and hereditary acrolabial telangiectases.
In wilson's disease the blue color involves the lunula (most intense pigmentation) and fades proximally. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is their a reason why I have blue nails?

Blue nails: Blue nails, or more formally azure lunula, are characterized by a blue discoloration of the lunulae, seen in argyria and cases of hepatolenticular degeneration (wilson's disease), also having been reported in hemoglobin m disease and hereditary acrolabial telangiectases.
In wilson's disease the blue color involves the lunula (most intense pigmentation) and fades proximally. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for an infant to have blue nails?

Is it normal for an infant to have blue nails?

No: Blue nails may be realted to cardiac function. This is called cyanosis and is an indicator of inability of heart to oxygenate the blood due to possible cardiac defect. It may also be related to an entity known as osteogensis imperfecta. This is an obnormality of skeletal formation. ...Read more

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Blue nails, pain in chest/shoulder for months upon any sort of deep breathing. Can't sleep b/c of pain... Have lupus. Thank you?

Blue nails, pain in chest/shoulder for months upon any sort of deep breathing. Can't sleep b/c of pain... Have lupus. Thank you?

You may have Raynaud: Syndrome. Lupus is one cause. Please refer to this article from Mayo clinic. Hope it helps.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-disease/basics/causes/con-20022916 ...Read more

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My symptoms are (5 months): extreme shortness of breath, chest pain, pain while breathing, very high heart rate, blue nails. Normal hearttests, d dimer?

My symptoms are (5 months): extreme shortness of breath, chest pain, pain while breathing, very high heart rate, blue nails. Normal hearttests, d dimer?

Possible lung dz: These symptoms can be lung related if indeed heart tests are normal. The heart tests needed are a stress test and ECHO. Lung tests would be a X ray, lung function tests to rule out asthma, COPD or other primary lung disease. Also need to rule out other problems such as anemia or other systemic diseases. Suggest PCP and pulmonary consultations to start ...Read more

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What is meaning of blue nails in pregnancy?

What is meaning of blue nails in pregnancy?

Poor oxidation: (i assume natural and not painted) it means that oxygen delivery by the blood is poor. See your OB asap. ...Read more

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Symptoms of hypoxia but normal s02?! ; shortness of breath, blue nails, clubbing fingernails, pale/gray skin, tachycardia, fatigue, anxious. No anemia,

Symptoms of hypoxia but normal s02?! ; shortness of breath, blue nails, clubbing fingernails, pale/gray skin, tachycardia, fatigue, anxious. No anemia,

Need ABG....: You need to get an arterial blood gas test (ABG) to see what your oxygen level is. There are many factors that could render a pulse ox test inaccurate. In order to get an accurate measure of your oxygen level, and to see if the pulse ox test is accurate or not, have your doctor order an ABG. The test can be done as an outpatient. Good luck!! ...Read more

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SOB, chestpain, extreme fatigue, tachycardia, irregular/weak pulse, blue nails, now swollen abdomen/feets. Normal echo 7 months ago? Ok spirometry/d dimer.

SOB, chestpain, extreme fatigue, tachycardia, irregular/weak pulse, blue nails, now swollen abdomen/feets. Normal echo 7 months ago? Ok spirometry/d dimer.

MANY, MANY PROBLEMS: YOU SHOULD SEE A DOCTOR, PREFERABLY YOUR INTERNIST WITH ALL DELIBERATE SPEED!
HOPE ALL TURNS OUT WELL. . . ...Read more

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Does normal chest x-ray rule out rightsided heartfailure? SOB, chestpain, tachycardia, blue nails, pale, extreme fatigue, weak arms/legs, swollen.

Does normal chest x-ray rule out rightsided heartfailure? SOB, chestpain, tachycardia, blue nails, pale, extreme fatigue, weak arms/legs, swollen.

Not at all: A CXR is minimally helpful in the diagnosis of right sided HF. An echocardiogram is the test of choice along with a thorough history and physical examination. ...Read more

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SOB, chestpain, extreme fatigue, tachycardia, blue nails, swollen abdomen/legs. Ok ecg, echo (was done before swelling), chest xray, d-dimer.?

SOB, chestpain, extreme fatigue, tachycardia, blue nails, swollen abdomen/legs. Ok ecg, echo (was done before swelling), chest xray, d-dimer.?

Clinically, urgent..: The described clinical picture represents an urgent need for attention despite being ok in ECG, echo... So, don't wait and bring the baby for urgent evaluation and care. ...Read more

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SOB, chestpain, tachycardia, weak pulse, swollen abdomen/legs, blue nails, fatigue. Ok ecg's, echo (taken before swelling), chest xray, d-dimer.

SOB, chestpain, tachycardia, weak pulse, swollen abdomen/legs, blue nails, fatigue. Ok ecg's, echo (taken before swelling), chest xray, d-dimer.

Mgt: You should be evaluated right away by a Cardiologist.
Your symptoms may be related to a cardiac condition. I would advise having your BP checked on both sides, standing and lying down. Your pulse oximetry will be checked at the same time.
Your symptoms may be related to a number of conditions, but cardiac conditions must be ruled out. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a purple/blue finger nail?

What's the best treatment for a purple/blue finger nail?

Cyanosis: Cyanosis can be a manifestation of a systemic diease
see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy that really works for toe nail fungus?

Is there a home remedy that really works for toe nail fungus?

No: Sorry, there is no home remedy that really works. They help the appearance but none has been shown to help actually "cure" a toenail fungal infection. Sorry. ...Read more

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What is a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

What is a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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What to do if I need a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

What to do if I need a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Is there any safe and effective home remedy for toe nail fungus?

Is there any safe and effective home remedy for toe nail fungus?

Not really: There are many home remedies for toenail fungus. However none that I know will get you fungus free. The key word in your question is "effective". Home remedies may help slow down the fungus or breakaway some of the build up but I have not seeing toenail fungus cured with home remedies. ...Read more

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Nails showing pits, can flake pieces. Parts where nail thins out, like cracks where nail polish gets stuck when I try to remove it. Why? Home remedy?

Nails showing pits, can flake pieces. Parts where nail thins out, like cracks where nail polish gets stuck when I try to remove it. Why? Home remedy?

Don't know why: Nail dents/ pitting might be related to alopecia areata, reactive arthritis, eczema or psoriasis.
Crumbling nails can occur due to lengthy contact with nail polish, detergents, chemicals, water. Other possible causes: fungal infections, lichen planus, nail psoriasis, & thyroid problems.
Consider dermatological eval to determine cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Big toe pain near nail. What home remedy is good for this?

Big toe pain near nail. What home remedy is good for this?

See below: Try soaking in warm water with liquid dishwashing detergent. This will help soften the skin. If the nail is involved use a cuticle stick to seperate the nail from the skin and then cover with andiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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Hi! Dirty water went under my toe nail abt a yr ago n from then sum of it has turned brown, it's strtn to eat away. Any home remedy? It's Getting worst

Hi! Dirty water went under my toe nail abt a yr ago n from then sum of it has turned brown, it's strtn to eat away. Any home remedy? It's Getting worst

No home remedies...: If it has been a year, may want to have it checked out. The nail may need to be cut back and some kind of fungal treatment may need to be done to it. ...Read more

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Home remedy for itching legs and hand?

Home remedy for itching legs and hand?

Oatmeal bath: Here is an oatmeal bath recipe: http://herbalacademyofne. Com/2015/03/soothing-oatmeal-bath-recipe/ ...Read more

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My husband hand is swollen & in a lot of pain. What is a good home remedy for it?

My husband hand is swollen & in a lot of pain. What is a good home remedy for it?

Need to be seen: This could be an inflammatory form of arthritis. If so, early detection and treatment are proven to improve the odds of a better outcome. ...Read more

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What home remedy can be done for swollen hand? Or whatcan I do it's been 2 days I put hot compress and massage it I think massaging it makes it worse.

What home remedy can be done for swollen hand? Or whatcan I do it's been 2 days I put hot compress and massage it I think massaging it makes it worse.

Treat the cause: Without knowing what is causing the swelling, the only advise is to keep the hand elevated higher than your heart. You should seek medical exam and advice to differentiate the cause of this condition. ...Read more

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I am 27 yrs female. I have got severe pain in my lower left side of back along with left leg, right hand. Is there any home remedy? What should I do?

I am 27 yrs female. I have got severe pain in my lower left side of back along with left leg, right hand. Is there any home remedy? What should I do?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. You may try warm compresses, and over the counter pain medication like acetaminophen. Exercise will help with both physical and mental health.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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27 yrs female, having small lump in armpit for two days. It pains & can't stretch my hand. Wat it couldbe & anything serious? Is there any home remedy?

27 yrs female, having small lump in armpit for two days. It pains & can't stretch my hand. Wat it couldbe & anything serious? Is there any home remedy?

Folliculitis: Most likely it is an infected hair follicle that forms a little abscess. Warm moist heat may help but most likely it will need to be seen by a doctor and possibly drained and treated with an antibiotic as well. Good health. ...Read more