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Dr. Jalleh Vafai
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Newborn Cyanosis (Overview)

Newborn cyanosis is a clinical finding where the newborn has a dusky blue color, due to inadequate oxygenation of the body. Most commonly, congenital heart diseases and respiratory diseases cause cyanosis.


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What causes a brief episode of cyanosis with palpitations and tingling ?

What causes a brief episode of cyanosis with palpitations and tingling ?

Heart: These symptoms suggest a sudden and serious restriction of blood flow from a heart-related problem. See your physician or cardiologist soon. ...Read more

Dr. Jalleh Vafai
17 doctors shared insights

Newborn Cyanosis (Overview)

Newborn cyanosis is a clinical finding where the newborn has a dusky blue color, due to inadequate oxygenation of the body. Most commonly, congenital heart diseases and respiratory diseases cause cyanosis.


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What does it mean if a patient with congestive heart failure has cyanosis coupled with liver and kidney failure?

What does it mean if a patient with congestive heart failure has cyanosis coupled with liver and kidney failure?

Treat it fast: This organs all are affecting each other. Congestive heart failure affects liver and both cause kidney problem. It's possible to control heart, liver and kidney failure by specific measures and medications in most of the cases. ...Read more

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My fingers are cyanosis and drowziness the whole day.What is the diagnosis and how to treat it?

My fingers are cyanosis and drowziness the whole day.What is the diagnosis and how to treat it?

Need examination: If by "cyanosis" you mean your fingertips, toes or lips have a bluish/pallid color compared to normal then, this suggests something wrong with the heart or lungs. Do you have congenital heart problems? Are you a smoker or have a respiratory tract obstructiont? Cyanosis signals a lack of oxygen in the system which means the brain suffers big time. Drowsiness may follow. I suggest you get a checkup ...Read more

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Do symptoms like cyanosis go away quickly?

Do symptoms like cyanosis go away quickly?

Depends: Cyanosis is only relieved with oxygen. Total body cyanosis, like from COPD or pneumonia may need supplemental oxygen. If local to a finger like in reynaud's, then will improve when vascular spasm ends and oxygenated blood flow resumes. ...Read more

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What are the prognosis and best treatment options for pneumonia and pleural effusion my grandma started having symptom of abdominal pain and cyanosis on lips and hands and little shortness of breathe. She was admitted with diagnosis of pneumonia and was p

I : I am so sorry that your grandma is going through that. Pneumonia is treated with antibiotics and oxygen, as you know. Pleural effusions in most cases resolve spontaneously as the pneumonia clears up, but in the case of severe pleural effusions, the patient sometimes needs to have drainage performed. It is rare that effusions need to be drained however. Most patients improve with antibiotics and supportive care. ...Read more

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How to get rid of congestion in a newborn?

How to get rid of congestion in a newborn?

Nasal saline: A nasal wash out of her nose with saline can remove some of the irritants & thin out the mucous. Sometimes you must wash out the nose using saline like a garden hose to be effective. ...Read more

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What is a good way to prevent mosquitoes from a newborn baby?

What is a good way to prevent mosquitoes from a newborn baby?

Netting: The best method is avoid outdoors if the mosquitoes are abundant as berst you can. If you have to be outdoor the put a fine mesh netting over the stroller or carriage. I would try not to use any bug repellents. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


Blue Skin (Definition)

Cyanosis is a bluish color to the skin or mucus membranes due to a lack of ...Read more