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One of my hands was blue.. Dark blue and light blue. Is that frostbite?

One of my hands was blue.. Dark blue and light blue. Is that frostbite?

Frostbite does not: typically affect the entire hand unless there has been severe exposure, in that case having only one hand affected would be unusual too those are cases where both hand and both feet are affected from severe prolonged cold. Frostbite comes in stages, mild is irritated skin, then blisters then dark dark skin which looks dead. Circulation issues can give "blue" hands see your doctor ...Read more

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Why did my dark blue eyes turn grey over time?

Why did my dark blue eyes turn grey over time?

Due to light and ang: It is the way eyes react to light and angle and grey eyes may look somewhat blue under these circumstances. ...Read more

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My daughter has blue sclera. Why?

My daughter has blue sclera. Why?

Normal: Depending on age, sclera can be kinda thin, so underlying tissue shows through. Nevus of ota is another syndrome- needs to be evaluated by ophthalmologist. Other rare diseases can also cause blue sclera. ...Read more

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Why would someone's blue eyes turn darker almost black?

Why would someone's blue eyes turn darker almost black?

Heredity or disease: This is increased melanin in the iris. This can happen from medication, heredity, or metabolic issues. This should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is my nails turning light violet from pink color?

Why is my nails turning light violet from pink color?

Blue Nails: Blue nails may be indicative of pulmonary obstruction, emphysema or lung disease. Blue fingernails may represent a type of cyanosis caused by a lower level of lack of circulating oxygen in the red blood cells. It may also represent a high level of an abnormal form of hemoglobin in the circulation. Another cause can be medications like minocin (minocycline). See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could blue eyes be dominate over brown?

Generally not: Brown eyes dominate over blue. While eye color inheritance is somewhat mixed, if the only colors in question are strongly blue and strongly brown, then brown dominates. This means of the two genes for any one characteristic, in this case brown, if you have one brown (the other can be either), your eyes will be brown. You would require two blue genes to get blue eyes. ...Read more

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Big toe turning blue?

Big toe turning blue?

Circulation: Without a prior history of trauma to case bruising, my first thought would be poor circulation. As tissues receive less oxygenated blood, they turn blue and dusky. This needs to be checked promptly. See a podiatrist for an examination. If findings warrant, they will order circulation testing and possibly even refer you to a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does my skin turn a dark purplish color?

Why does my skin turn a dark purplish color?

Uncertain: Circulation issues? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My skin around wrist has turned dark brown, what is it?

My skin around wrist has turned  dark brown, what is it?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge was turning orange as it dried. Now it turns a dark grayish brown?

My vaginal discharge was turning orange as it dried. Now it turns a dark grayish brown?

See doctor: Dark greyish brown discharge could be a sign of bacterial vaginosis (typically associated with greyish discharge). Orange isn't a typical color for discharge either, so you may want to see your family doctor or gynecologist to get checked out and make sure health of vagina is good. BV is common and is typically not a STD, but rather an overgrowth of normal bacteria of the vagina. Best of luck ! ...Read more

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Im mixed Asian and white and is brown eyes black hair. My husband is blue eyes blonde hair. My daughter got blonde blue eyes how did she get blue eyes?

Im mixed Asian and white and is brown eyes black hair. My husband is blue eyes blonde hair. My daughter got blonde blue eyes how did she get blue eyes?

Blue eyes are..: ..A recessive trait. In order for a child to have blue eyes, both parents need to carry the gene for blue eyes, which they might even if their eyes are not blue. Since your daughter has blue eyes, both her parents have the blue eye gene. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why was my poop a blue dark green color?

I'm wondering why was my poop a blue dark green color?

Color change: The stool can go through color changes on a daily basis, mainly dependent on the foods that you eat. If the stool color is consistently an abnormal color, independent of your diet, then follow with a doctor for further evaluation. It could be the sign of a malabsorption issue. ...Read more

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My face and fingers turn blue?

My face and fingers turn blue?

Possible Raynauds: If the symptoms are worse with cold exposure, raynauds is a possible cause. There are other possible causes as well. Have your doctor evaluated the issue or see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Brown mole has turned red, help?

Brown mole has turned red, help?

Get it checked: Anytime there is a change in the character of a mole in terms of size, color or pain it should be evaluated by a dermatologist or family doctor. Red color indicates blood from increased growth or trauma. There are some growths that are primarily vascular and can be treated with laser instead of excision. ...Read more

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My feet have been turning purplish in color, and my toes turn bluish purple when in hot water. Why?

My feet have been turning purplish in color, and my toes turn bluish purple when in hot water. Why?

Circulation issues: Be seen and evaluated also consider acupuncture and chinese medicine to help balance you and alleviate the problem. ...Read more

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