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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 can it mean when a boil turns purple?

What can it mean when a boil turns purple?

Boil: When a boil turns purple, it may signal extreme inflammation in the lesion. You probably should seek medical attention at this stage. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your toenail turns black and blue?

What does it mean when your toenail turns black and blue?

Hematoma: Sounds like you traumatized your nail and blood is under it. Blood under the nail is called a subungual hematoma. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a baby's soft spot is raised?

What does it mean when a baby's soft spot is raised?

Depends: If the baby is healthy, probably nothing. When sick, however it may mean incresed pressure in the brain.Best ask your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the area around a cut is turning purple? Does that just mean it's bruised?

What does it mean if the area around a cut is turning purple? Does that just mean it's bruised?

Yes.: Bruises are injuries where blood has leaked out of a blood vessel and into the surrounding tissues. Initially, it looks purple because hemoglobin without oxygen is that color. As the blood breaks down, you get the green and yellow colors. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a skin graft turns blue?

What does it mean if a skin graft turns blue?

No worries: The skin graft will often appear to darken once it has "taken root" and established a blood supply. Part of this is due to discoloration from the multiple small blood vessels in the wound bed. The skin graft will lighten over time with stable results seen about 6 months to 1 year after grafting. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a boil turns purplish? Should I break it?

What does it mean when a boil turns purplish? Should I break it?

Blood: This represent blood mixed with pus. Hot compresses will work. If however it is painful and resistant to heat see physician for incision and drainage. Thus will result in immediate relief but drainage will persist for a few days until inflammation and infection resolve. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person has blue sclera?

What does it mean when a person has blue sclera?

Osteogenesis imperfe: This classic finding in osteogenesis imperfecta is due to thin connective tissue in the sclera. However, children may have slightly blue tinted sclera without having oi. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my baby's soft spot is raised?

What does it mean when my baby's soft spot is raised?

Go to ER: There may be increased pressure in the brain so get the baby checked out immediately. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my labia is turning purple?

What does it mean if my labia is turning purple?

Veins: The veins under our skin carry de-oxygenated blood and under skin can look blue or purple. We do have veins in our labia so this could be what you are seeing. Sometimes purple color means that there's a blockage or constriction of some kind, but i don't think that's the case with your labia. If you're worried, see your doctor for an exam. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole start to turn black?

What does it mean when a mole start to turn black?

Dermatologist time!: When a mole changes in color, shape, size or texture, there is a chance that the mole is now turning into a melanoma. Without proper examination, it's not possible to make the diagnosis. So it would be wise to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole goes yellow ?

What does it mean when a mole goes yellow ?

See a doctor: If a mole changes color, size, shape or texture you need to get screened for cancer. Get checked once a year for any cancerous lesions and for any suspicious lesions such as this one, . ...Read more

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What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

What does it mean when a woman has bruises?

How many?: A few bruises can be a normal response to hard work or exercise. A lot of bruises could mean somebody is beating her up. In the absence of any injury, it could mean a blood disorder or even a malignancy. See your doctor if bruises are numerous and persistent/recurrent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your lips turn blue while pregnant?

What does it mean when your lips turn blue while pregnant?

Concerning: There are some normal pigment changes in the mucous membranes during pregnancy but serious medical conditions should be ruled out first. Low oxygen from lung disease such as asthma, pulmonary emboli, smoking and COPD should be excluded. Heart disease can causes this. Severe anemia is another possibility. Autoimmune disease such as lupus can also cause this. Some have blue lips when cold. ...Read more

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What does it mean when part of a skin graph turns black?

What does it mean when part of a skin graph turns black?

Generally: (unfortunately) it means partial necrosis (death) of the graft! Follow-up with the Surgeon is a must! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What does it mean if my hands are turning blue?

What does it mean if my hands are turning blue?

Insuffiffient oxygen: Blue hands (cyanosis) usually means insufficient oxygen is getting to the tissue - usually because there is diminished blood supply to the hands. Sometimes this is due to circulation problems, sometimes to pulmonary (lung) problems. Often it is aggrevated by smoking and/ or cold temperatures. You need to see a doctor to determine why it is happening. ...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 it mean when baby has crust in the eyes?

What does it mean when baby has crust in the eyes?

Can happen with...: ...Infection, or narrowing of the tear duct (dacryostenosis) - your doctor can tell the difference. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person poop is slightly white and chalky?

What does it mean when a person poop is slightly white and chalky?

Any other symptoms?: White pale stool may reflect a significant biliary obstruction or profound liver disease (often with accompanying jaundice). Or the white may be just a coating of mucus (a colon lubricant) which when present in large volume may signal problems with colon spasm (ie. Irritable bowel syndrome), partial obstruction, infection, and even sloughed colon lining due to a variety of diseases. Get checked. ...Read more