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What Does Blue Feet In Babies Mean
↓Blood Flow Cyanosis: What you have described is consistent with slowed blood flow. Because of this the blood is no longer red but maroon (pink vs. Blue as seen through the skin), called cyanosis. May be due to venous outflow obstruction, e.g. Clots or ? arterial: chronic: skin color usually pale/yellowish, (? blood); acute may be blue. Either possible basis for ? blood flow, tingling & then ? sensation. Emergency! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blue feet?: Do you have blue feet on a different floor? This almost sounds like a riddle and if so i would answer there is blue paint on the bathroom floor. On a serious note: if the floor is cold - the floor could induce a raynaud's type of phenomenon. People with bad venous problems get something called "dependent rubor", but this is really red or red purple. Blue is usually a color to visit a doc over. ...Read more
Age/weight/symptoms: It is common for newborns & infants in the first months to shift circulation away from the feet & hands when they are in a room cooler than body temperature. This is an energy saving event.Stick the same foot or hand in warm water & it is suddenly pink. ...Read more
I'm a 28 year old female. I get discomfort behind my knees and blue feet from sitting? My hands turn purple sometimes too. Is this ok?
Yes: Raynaud's syndrome (or blanching of the limbs) is exactly what you describe . However this is not a disease--it is a syndrome which can be caused by multiple disorders. This needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more
Blue feet when sitting, cold feet+hands even in warm settings, and chest tightness/pressure when standing..what kind of doctor do I see for these symp?
U/s of thyroid shows nodule. Hypothyroid and have low WBC + recurrent infections, blue feet, fatigue, sob, depression, anxiety. Appt tomorrow. Ideas?
Relax: Don't worry or get stressed out. Discuss the issues with your doctor and hope all your concerns are addressed properly. Good luck ! ...Read more
Immature circulation: Your baby's circulation is still in the process of developing. Purple hands and feet is just a result of this immaturity. You do not need to be concerned if your baby is otherwise acting healthy. However if his lips or chest turn blue you should see your pediatrician as this can be a sign of cardiac disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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