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See Dr. right away: It may be that you are just very cold, which can turn lips blue, but that should go away when you warm up. Lips can also turn blue if the circulation is not working properly. If this is new, please see your doctor right away. If not available, please go to er? ...Read more
Poor circulation: Poor circulation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Don't smoke: I am not aware of any way to prevent the darkening of skin or lips when exposed to tobacco smoke. Seriously, why find a way to prevent a cosmetic effect of a drug which is the number one preventible cause of death in the us (as well as elsewhere), causing premature heart disease, stroke, cancer, emphysema, bronchitis and dozens of other serious health problems, as well as fires ;other accidents? ...Read more
Depends on condition: Skin color in infants reflects circulation, oxygenation and hemoglobin saturation. Color is best observed when an infant is quiet. Red lobster like skin is a sign of plethora-due to high hematocrit concentration (high red blood cells vs volume of blood) and blood flow. Purple lips can be a sign of cyanosis-low oxygen saturation in the blood stream if your baby is in any distress/ill appearing. ...Read more
Purple ear lobes & in the face plus swelling & purple lips with the viens showing in the face as well. Is this because of drinking to much liquor?
I have purple fingernails and purple lips since childhood, I am 30 now. No doctor was able to tell me what problem I have. ?
Yesterday i was in my girlfriends car. I blacked out and fainted. My faced turned white and lips purple. I also tensed up really bad.Will u help?
Small bumps appeared and then disappeared. My lips burned, then the inside of my lips were turning purple. Now my lips seem to be discolored. Explain?
Lips burning: Have allergies? Did it occur after you ate something? shellfish? May be allergic reaction, or autoimmune response or herpetic lesion- but that stays for a week. Would carry a benedryl on you ( if not allergic to benedryl) in case it reccurs, for herpes can take lysine 500 mg 3 tabs a day. x 1 wek then 1 tab a day x 1 month. But most important: call your doctor today or go to ER ...Read more
Many causes: Purple lips, also known as cyanosis in medical terminology, is caused by the discoloration of the skin and membranes. The area that is affected by cyanosis appears to be bluish in color. Though purple lips can be caused due to cold weather, it can also be a cause for concern, as it may be a symptom of underlying diseases related to the heart and respiratory system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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