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Why do the tips of my fingers turn blue?

Why do the tips of my fingers turn blue?

Blue: This is not enough info to give comment. Consult physician. This can be result of sympathetic nervous system that controlls many body functions. Are u a smoker? Do they act differently to cold or head, there is reynauds phenomenon, scleroderma, and other problems. Provide physician with details on how why where what and when. No matter, consult professional help. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers turn blue and really cold when i'm cold?

Why do my fingers turn blue and really cold when i'm cold?

Raynaud's: Raynaud's sometimes is called a disease, syndrome, or phenomenon. The disorder is marked by brief episodes of vasospasm (va-so-spazm), which is a narrowing of the blood vessels. Vasospasm of the arteries reduces blood flow to the fingers and toes. In people who have raynaud's, the disorder usually affects the fingers. In about 40 percent of people who have raynaud's, it affects the toes. ...Read more

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My fingers turn blue sometimes and i don't know why like they turn like a blueish green what is it?

My fingers turn blue sometimes and i don't know why like they turn like a blueish green what is it?

Raynaud: Phenomenon or syndrome and a few other disorders your internist or rheumatologist may determine to be the cause. Depending on your specific presentation, vacular compromise is the less likely reason which a vascular surgeon may readily diagnose. Mention this to your doctor or pediatrici. ...Read more

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My fingers go blue and white and i loose grip of things and just lately they are iching. what is the cause of this?

My fingers go blue and white and i loose grip of things and just lately they are iching. what is the cause of this?

Loosing grip: Swelling in the wrist can put pressure on nerves and blood vessels in the hand. Pressure on nerves causes a weak grip. Pressure on arteries causes a white color in the skin. A color is from pressure on veins. Also, read about Raynaud's phenomenon. ...Read more

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My angina is getting worse what do I do? I am 160lbs, 39 yrs old and yesterday my fingers were blue

My angina is getting worse what do I do? I am  160lbs, 39 yrs old and yesterday my fingers were blue

If : If you have been diagnosed with angina and there is a change in your status, it is very important to let you cardiologist know. He or she will likely need to evaluate you since your symptoms have become more severe. ...Read more

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I have a final tommorow but my finger is blue and swollen, it hurts when I write. Help! What should I do?

I have a final tommorow but my finger is blue and swollen, it hurts when I write. Help! What should I do?

R-I-C-E: Rest it, ice it, immobilize it gently by taping it to the next finger (compression), and keep it elevated. You can try an Over the counter NSAID like Ibuprofen as well. Study hard and say your prayers. Hopefully, you can write with the use of your other fingers if it still aches in the am. ...Read more

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I am having shoulder pain and nerve pain from last 2-3 weeks& recently I find that one of the portion of my finger is blue. What might be the reason?

I am having shoulder pain  and nerve pain from last 2-3 weeks& recently I find that one of the portion of my finger is blue. What might be the reason?

Circulation problem?: Get checked ASAP if your finger is turning blue, like today. If it comes and goes, get checked this week. Hard to say what is going on, but if you smoke or drink alcohol or use caffeine, stop! If you have begun any new supplements or over-the-counter meds, stop those too. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi, my fingers have been blue for the past few days I don't know what's wrong with them?

Hi, my fingers have been blue for the past few days I don't know what's wrong with them?

Need 2 know more.: Your query has me curious, but I need more information. Is the blue discoloration coming and going or is it constant? Is there any red or white discoloration added in at times? Any pain in the fingers? Any similar discoloration in the toes, top of the ears or tip of the nose? We'd need more info to make an educated guess as to what's going on, but I am concerned. ...Read more

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Sometimes the skin on my fingers turn a blue-ish green color, and it lasts for up to two days or a little less. What is it?

Sometimes the skin on my fingers turn a blue-ish green color, and it lasts for up to two days or a little less. What is it?

Need more info: Interesting problem. May be due to transfer of color from a book or magazine or other object. I think at your age the next time this coloration appears see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I woke up with my finger black and blue and I didn't injure it in any way. What could be causing this? I'm not having any pain.

I woke up with my finger black and blue
and I didn't injure it in any way. What could be causing this? I'm not having any pain.

Immediate MD: 56 year old lady with dizziness, vertigo, painless blue digit. You need immediate full history and medical exam, you may have arrhythmia causing your dizziness and throwing emboli to your finger. At the very least, dangerous causes need to be ruled out ASAP. There are less dangerous causes as well such as vasospasm, Raynaud's phenomenon. See MD as soon as possible please. Good luck. ...Read more