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My 4 year old son was in a pool of cold water. He has been shivering for 1 hour. His lips have gone blue and his entire body has turned bluish. He has no CHD. What is the diagnosis and prevention/treatment? Should I get an echodone?
Acrocyanosis: A 4 year old will not typically present with heart disease after being in a pool. Acrocyanosis is when a patient appears blue in the extremities, often after being in cold environments. If it resolves and the child is otherwise fine, i would bring it up with the pediatrician, but otherwise not necessarily do anything else. If other problems occur, then please discuss with the pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Time: Aloe vera, Ibuprofen or Aspirin to reduce redness and inflammation causing fever, cold compresses or cool showers to try to reduce the temperature of your skin, drink plenty of fluids including low cal sports drink to avoid dehydration and imbalance of electrolytes. Invest in proper clothing, hat, and sunscreen to avoid another sunburn. There is no amount of safe sun. ...Read more
I have low vitamin B12- 190 and hyroxy vitamin D- 10.49. I feel pain, less confident, shivering, loss of memory. Is it due to that V. low. Its treatmt?
No but painful: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin ( painful if large and draining through the skin). Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. Gout is not fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but...: No, the anxiety itself won't kill you, and it's important to remind yourself of that. At the same time, anxiety is an independent risk factor for suicide... So get thee to a doctor and get the help you need. Anxiety can be effectively treated with help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer