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What Does It Mean If Baby Purple
Normal in newborns: Newborns will have purle hands and feet and around the mouth can be a little purple. Truly purple lips and mouth need to be evaluated. Acrocyanosis is the technical name ofr the purple hands and feet and it improves with time. ...Read more
Nickle size bruise on inner left breast since yesterday--purple, red , yellow. Been Carrying babies Not sore Afraid of IBC. Does this sound like that?
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
Color of poop: Baby's poop is a reflect what they have been eating. Has your baby eaten prunes or other fruits or had juices that are of that color. Speak to your pediatrician to review dietary recommendations. ...Read more
Depends on condition: Skin color in infants reflects circulation, oxygenation and hemoglobin saturation. Color is best observed when an infant is quiet. Red lobster like skin is a sign of plethora-due to high hematocrit concentration (high red blood cells vs volume of blood) and blood flow. Purple lips can be a sign of cyanosis-low oxygen saturation in the blood stream if your baby is in any distress/ill appearing. ...Read more
Broken capillaries : There has been extravasation of blood from broken capillaries from rubbing the area of sunburn. The skin and collagen in the capillaries are more fragile after sun burn and will heal faster with application of biafine cream. You should also see your doctor to get the prescription and examine your skin to confirm the degree of skin injury. ...Read more
If no itch nor pain,: And if it looks dry without any skin swelling, it may be on its way to healing. Rashes are difficult to describe in words, so patients usually need to have a doctor look at the skin. One should be sure to use moisturizers that contain sunscreen. (Avoiding exposure to the sun should let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin D to make up for not getting as much vitamin D from sun.) ...Read more
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