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What Is Blue Colored Skin
Dead skin: If the skin is necrosed or dead, it may appear discolored as you mention. Also whatever burned the skin could have left a little bit of a tattoo on the skin. ...Read more
Heart, lung or other: If your lips and nail beds turn blue, you may be having problems getting enough oxygen from your lungs, or blood circulated properly. If it is one limb that is turning blue, then ou may have a problem with the circulation to that limb. Either way, if this is suddenly new, you need medical attention immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BLUE SKIN MINOCIN (minocycline): Minocycline commonly causes excess pigmentation in many cases. The time it takes varies with the dose. Not only on the skin, but the teeth, the nails, the fingernails, the eyes, and some internal organs get blue or black. This is essentially harmless. Not to worry. ...Read more
My son hit his head he has a big knot its blue I put ice on it but it hasn't gone down will he be okay should I take him to er?
Bump on head: If your son did not loose consciousness and is actind normal including no headache, dizzyness, unsteady gait and has no nausea or vomiting then all you have to do is put ice one the bump, which a hematoma, which means bleeding under the scalp and that is not serious and gradually the hematoma will get smaller and disappear as blood is absorped back in to your body.So continue what you are doing. ...Read more
My boyfriend has these reappearing light blue skin marks randomly appear throughout years; like someone took a light blue highlighter on his skin.
Striations: This could be signs of underlying disease such as cushions syndrome. Please seek medical help ...Read more
Could be many reason: If it is all of them it could be vascular, it depends on when it happens it could be pressure if the nails are pressing or the shoes, or your socks. To many possibilities to say. A picture would be helpful. I could do a consult or have them checked out. ...Read more
Sometimes the skin on my fingers turn a blue-ish green color, and it lasts for up to two days or a little less. What is it?
Need more info: Interesting problem. May be due to transfer of color from a book or magazine or other object. I think at your age the next time this coloration appears see your primary care physician. ...Read more
I have a blue nodule under my skin on my back. Sometimes if i'm sitting my back against a hard surface it hurts. What is it though?
I have two long blue lines on either side of my groin that have appeared in the last week and follow the folds in my skin. What could these be?
Have a small bump below skin (pea size, gets bigger when I bend back). The area has a black and blue mark above thebump hurts now and then.what is it?
The most likely: explanation is that you have a benign lipoma (fatty accumulation below the skin) with, coincidentally, a bruise near it. But there are some more serious kinds of bleeding or skin problems that have an ecchymosis or bruise associated with them. It would be best if you could have your doctor or a skin specialist/Dermatologist take a look at this. Make an appointment. Good wishes:) ...Read more
When i massage my head i cannot read text.It gets blurr,also when i shake my head really fast.I have high power +11.Also i see blue colour lights move?
Blurring: This could be anything or nothing. I suggest you make an appointment to see a Psychologist. If the Psychologist thinks there may be problems that cannot be controlled without consulting a neurologist please do so. I don't think that will be necessary but please keep me posted. ...Read more
I found a line near my wrist about 1 cm long, looks like a mark from a blue pen, have tried to remove it, but it wont go, looks like its under my skin?
I wonder whether: it could possibly be a superficial vein? While most veins are curvy you may have a small section that appears very straight under the skin of your wrist. That's the only thing I can really think of. If there is no redness, tenderness, swelling or other sign of injury or infection, I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more
My son recently went on a hunting trip and banged his head really badly. Immediately he received a large soft squishy lump and very bad black and blue mark that is just now starting to fade. The lump is still there however it it now hard. He is complainin
I don't know: It might relate to blood flow. If you have significant concerns, check w/your physician. ...Read more
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