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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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If my 2yo daughter's hands and feet sometimes get purple, does this mean she has an asd or vsd?

If my 2yo daughter's hands and feet sometimes get purple, does this mean she has an asd or vsd?

Not at all: Central cyanosis (blue all over) makes us worry about problems oxygenating the blood & could represent a lung problem or a shunt (extra connection) in the heart that might let blood cross from right to left & avoid the lungs. Peripheral cyanosis (blue hands, feet, lips, etc.) merely reflects sluggish blood flow through these peripheral capillaries. Very common in cold children, & not dangerous. ...Read more

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My.Baby.Been.Hospital.Her.Hands.And.Feet.Always.Cold.And.Goes.Blue/purple.They.Say.She.Has.An.Innocent.Murmour.And.Thin.Bood.Vessels. Should i worry?

My.Baby.Been.Hospital.Her.Hands.And.Feet.Always.Cold.And.Goes.Blue/purple.They.Say.She.Has.An.Innocent.Murmour.And.Thin.Bood.Vessels. Should i worry?

Blue hand /feet: Young infants commonly have cold and blue hands and feet. This is a normal thing for most very young infants. An innocent murmur is just that innocent and is not a problem. They will grow out of it. Many babies and young children have innocent murmurs. Sounds like in your baby these things are normal. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has a fever. His hands, feet and lips are cold should I take him to the hospital??

Fever: Bring his fever down first. The cold hands, feet and lips are from the central temperature being elevated. Fever is the body's natural way of showing that we are fighting infections. If he still has concerning symptoms after you reduce the fever, then to the ER. ...Read more

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Sore throat,very smooth oral mucosa,bad mouth taste and tingling lips and itchy rash on hands feet and lips together with UTI, any possible diagnosis?

Sore throat,very smooth oral mucosa,bad mouth taste and tingling lips and itchy rash on hands feet and lips together with UTI, any possible diagnosis?

Multiple: You have a variety of symptoms involving lips, hands, feet, urinary tract , mouth..that it is difficult to guess at a diagnosis. Please see a family doctor to get an accurate history as to duration and severity and sequence of your symptoms. After some testing,a diagnosis will be reached.Best of luck and salaams. ...Read more

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What are some conditions that could cause my hands and feet to turn purple?

What are some conditions that could cause my hands and feet to turn purple?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Causes of numbness and prickling feeling in hands feet lips infact in the whole body for more than one week?

Causes of numbness and prickling feeling in  hands feet lips infact in the whole body for more than one week?

Paresthesias: This feeling can have many causes. When they are this diffuse they are usually not neurologic (not because of a nerve or stroke). Electrolyte abnormalities such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, or even sodium may be a cause. Hyperventilation or overall deeper breathing gets rid of too much carbon dioxide and can cause the same condition. Seek out medical attention immediately for weakness. ...Read more

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