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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Smashed thumb between two 2x4's, turned blue swelled and has throbbed for 24 hours. What can I do?
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
If I injured my finger 7 months ago and it turned blue and green and it still hurts until today what does that mean ?
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?
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
I had flu so i took medication but it made me itching.I couldnot speak and i turned blue .They gave me antiallergy .S that could happen again?
My both shoulders have turned blue, but it isn't a bruise b/c it isn't painful & as I am hemophiliac so i know the difference. What can be the cause?
Ink: I have a patient with the same question and it turned out to be ink that rubbed off from some new clothes. See if you can scrub some of it off. ...Read more
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