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Is Blue Lips A Sign Of A Heart Attack
Have idiopathic dcm and a bi vent icd. I have times of blue lips and short of breath. Checked oxygen was 98%. Ok but my resting heart 99-110. Feel bad?
O2 sat: The pulse oximetry records arterial oxygen saturation. What you are likely see, especially with your condition is venous congestion that is causing the blueness of your lips and skin. The pulse ox does not measure the venous side. There are rare conditions that can fool the pulse ox (esp older models) like methemoglobinemia, but your story points more to vein congestion with decrease o2 there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain and tingling lips. My father passed away from a massive heart attack. What should I do? Er or doctor office ?
ER!!: While your symptoms may turn out to be due to a non-cardiac cause (for example, panic attack/anxiety or heartburn), ongoing chest pain is an indication to seek immediate medical attention. I cannot make this call without a proper exam and workup. There are several possible causes for chest pain in young females that need to be ruled out (vasospasm, clot, takatsubo syndrome, etc). Please go to er! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a chest pain that lasts for a few minutes without recurring be a sign of a heart attack or something else?
Hi, I have been experiencing some chest pressure (no pain) for the past two weeks. I'm 23, could this really be a sign of a heart attack?
Probably not heart: Given your age and conditions, this could be gastroesophageal reflux disease. Usually symptoms worsens when lying down, particularly after a large late night meal. Risk factors for men in particular are obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption, NSAID use as well as dietary factors such as the intake of caffeinated beverages. Try antacids, changing eating habits, stopping ibuprofen, weight loss ...Read more
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