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What does it mean if a babies hands/feet and lups are purple?

What does it mean if a babies hands/feet and lups are 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

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What does it mean if my baby’s feet are purple?

What does it mean if my baby’s feet are purple?

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 more

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What does purple baby poop mean?

What does purple baby poop mean?

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

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What does it mean when baby's are all red and have purple lips?

What does it mean when baby's are all red and have purple lips?

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

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What does it mean when a bite turns purple?

What does it mean when a bite turns purple?

Purple bite: The saliva of female mosquitoes contains an anticoagulant substance that can cause mosquito bites to turn purple. ...Read more

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What does it mean if sunburn turns purple?

What does it mean if sunburn turns purple?

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

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What does it mean if sunburn has a purple tint?

What does it mean if sunburn has a purple tint?

Sunburn: Discoloration of the skin after a burn may represent the outer layer of skin getting ready to peel off. Keep the skin hydrated , avoid further sun exposure, and do not peel the skin. ...Read more

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The skin around my rectum is purple. What does that mean?

The skin around my rectum is purple. What does that mean?

Hemorrhoid: This is usually an indication of hemorrhoids. A hemorrhoid is a dilated vein, hence the purple color. Avoid constipating foods. Do not read on the toilet, and try a stool softener. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my suburn turns purple-ish and hasn't gone away after a week?

What does it mean if my suburn turns purple-ish and hasn't gone away after a week?

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