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After a cardio i notice my cheeks turned blue then seconds past and then they turned red, why is that?

After a cardio i notice my cheeks turned blue then seconds past and then they turned red, why is that?

Depends: The bluish discoloration can be due to the relative decrease in blood flow to the face because of the shift of blood to the muscles. The "pinking" up later could be in the relative cooling down period and the return of blood to the face. ...Read more

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After a cardio i notice my cheeks turned blue, why is that?

After a cardio i notice my cheeks turned blue, why is that?

Here's a short list: Certain drugs, cold exposure, autoimmune conditions, high altitude, smoking, nerve root compression, blood clots, lung infections, cardiac and/or vascular (blood vessel) conditions can give rise to reduced blood flow and oxygen delivery associated with cyanosis (oxygen-poor blood). Absent these conditions, exceeding one's aerobic capacity (pushing too hard) may be the most likely. Take it easier! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my penis has turned blue?

What does it mean if my penis has turned blue?

Problem: If you are in decent, white light and see a bluish discoloration, that is usually from poor blood flow. If painful at all, then head to er for evaluation. If not, can "observe" for a while to see if improves. If had any constricting device on it recently, observe for a few minutes and see if resolves. Otherwise, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Smashed thumb between two 2x4's, turned blue swelled and has throbbed for 24 hours. What can I do?

Smashed thumb between two 2x4's, turned blue swelled and has throbbed for 24 hours. What can I do?

Xray: Would begin with an xray to see if there is a fracture. Go to an urgent care center or orthopaedic specialist to be evaluate. Continue to ice and elevate. ...Read more

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The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

Blue Sclera: If the white of your eyes is turning blue you need to consult your medical doctor as there are few medical conditions in which sclera turns blue and you need to be evaluated for that. ...Read more

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If I injured my finger 7 months ago and it turned blue and green and it still hurts until today what does that mean ?

If I injured my finger 7 months ago and it turned blue and green and it still hurts until today what does that mean ?

See below: It means that you injured your finger enough to give you continuing pain. It's possible you had a fracture of a bone or perhaps injured a nerve in the finger. I suggest you see a physician to examen you and possibly order an x-ray. ...Read more

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My son's nail turned blue after getting caught bet the door. Its swollen and it doesn't seem to bother him. What will happen to the nail?

My son's nail turned blue after getting caught bet the door. Its swollen and it doesn't seem to bother him. What will happen to the nail?

Hematoma: You son sustained so called subungual hematoma - a blood collection under a nail. In most cases, his nail will be replaced by a new one over a period of a few months. The swelling of the soft tissues will go away. Nothing to be done about that. His nail will be replaced and heal well. ...Read more

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A coworker said that my lips had turned blue. They have stayed that way for the last few hours. Feel alright, just tired. Should i be concerned?

A coworker said that my lips had turned blue. They have stayed that way for the last few hours. Feel alright, just tired. Should i be concerned?

That is odd: You should see a doctor for this! it could be a number of things including hemoglobin disorders, heart or lung disorders or even poisoning with some gases. Get evaluted, it could be nothing or be quite serious. ...Read more

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The upper half of my left thumb on the inside (not around the nail) suddenly turned blue. What is this?

The upper half of my left thumb on the inside (not around the nail) suddenly turned blue.  What is this?

Vein rupture : Did you hit your thumb or bump it, right before? Sometimes people can have a small venous malformation from birth. You will need to find a phlebologist who knows how to scan with ultrasound. Have your primary care refer after exam. www.phlebology.org. ...Read more