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Son is 1yr 8mnth has runny nose temp of 39.3 his lips turned blue skin blothcy but acting normal ?
What is the chance that blue skin is caused by asthma exacerbation in children? What are the usual symptoms?
Unlikely: If an asthma attack is very severe it can lead to respiratory failure where, the oxygen level can decrease and lead to cyanosis (bluish color of the lip and around the mouth). This is a very late sign in an asthma attack and an emergency. The usual signs of asthma in children is relentless cough, wheezing, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing. ...Read more
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Unusual: This is unusual and should be checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more
Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening. ...Read more
My nails are quite blue, skin is cold, can't get it warm and temperature 35.5c. Have dysautonomia. What can cause this?
Low body tempertatur: Core temperature <95 f (35 c) is hypothermia. Adrenal insufficiency, sepsis, hypothyroidism, severe psoriasis, wernicke's encephalopathy, benzodiazepines or barbiturates or phenothiazine toxity can cause this as well as alcohol intoxication. A visit to an endocrinologist would a first stop since you are conscious and thus with an illness that is compensated with a homeostatic mechanism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely: A large vsd that is untreated can lead to the development of pulmonary hypertension during childhood. It worsens over time and ultimately results in shunting of blood from the right ventricle through the vsd into the aorta and causing cyanosis (blue skin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on the doctor and their patient load. I would imagine a pulmonologist, or lung doctor, probably sees more "blue" patients than a neurologist. Pathology also sees its fair share :). ...Read more
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