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What do the terms "pink puffer" and "blue bloater" mean?

What do the terms "pink puffer" and "blue bloater" mean?

Older Terms: These are older terms- the pink puffer classically described a patient with emphysema (thin, pink means oxygenated). The blue bloated means a patient with chronic bronchitis (poorly oxygenated- blue and overweight). We now know there is a lot of overlap between these two types of patients.

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What does false positive, clear blue plus mean?

What does false positive, clear blue plus mean?

That would mean: That the test showed you to be positive when you were in fact not pregnant.

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What does it mean when your bowels are the color blue?

What does it mean when your bowels are the color blue?

It means: You had a blue slurpy from sonic! Relax, no disease causes blue stools.

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What does it mean when someone says he was a 'blue baby'?

What does it mean when someone says he was a 'blue baby'?

Depends: It is common to use the term blue baby to describe an infant with a congenital heart defect that prevents the addition of sufficient oxygen to keep baby pink. Some might use the term to describe any infant requiring respiratory support at birth. In my experience, the are all blue as they are delivered as they need/get less o2 in the womb, but pink up the first minute or so when breathing normally.

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What does it mean if your urine is blue my urine was blue on more than one occasion?

What does it mean if your urine is blue my urine was blue on more than one occasion?

Blue urine: You need to check what you eat / swallowed/drank. Your question remind me old hospital trick when spirit was in use instead of denaturates that are in use novadays. Dye was admixtured to spirit making it look and taste not very pleasant. Those who however consumed this mixture had latter unusually colored urine.

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Does 'code blue' mean someone has died?

Does 'code blue' mean someone has died?

No: Codes vary from hospital to hospital, but "code blue" often means a cardiac arrest or other serious medical situation. The purpose of the code is to quickly summon providers to prevent a death. Many hospitals are moving toward "plain language" codes which may demystify such announcements in the future.

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What does blue stool mean?

What does blue stool mean?

Ate blue food...: Blue stool probably means you ate or drank something with blue pigments or blue food coloring.

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What does having blue stool in adults mean?

What does having blue stool in adults mean?

Blue Stool: This could be related to food dyes.

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What does it mean if my penis has turned blue?

What does it mean if my penis has turned blue?

Problem: If you are in decent, white light and see a bluish discoloration, that is usually from poor blood flow. If painful at all, then head to er for evaluation. If not, can "observe" for a while to see if improves. If had any constricting device on it recently, observe for a few minutes and see if resolves. Otherwise, get it checked out.

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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.

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What does it mean when your fingers are blue?

What does it mean when your fingers are blue?

Reynaud's Syndrome: Is and can cause blue fingers. If it is cold, or you smoke it can make it much worse. It has varying levels of severity from mild to digit threatening. It is a result of spasm of the blood vessels supplying blood to the fingers.

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My fingers have been unusually blue all day. What could this mean?

My fingers have been unusually blue all day. What could this mean?

Poor circulation: Pick one of these choices: 1. Reynaud's phenomenon (blood vessel spasm in the fingers and/ or toes). 2. Congestive heart failure. 3. Severe anemia. 5. Low blood oxygenation due to respiratory problems (including smoking). 6. You dipped your hands in to your child's paint box.

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So 1 faint blue line an 1 blue line means the same as 2 lines on ovulation test what do 2 blue lines mean?

So 1 faint blue line an 1 blue line means the same as 2 lines on ovulation test what do 2 blue lines mean?

Read instructions: I suspect it means you ovulated. You should read the box or the pamphlet. The explanation will be there.

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I am experiencing sunburn and it has a blue/purple undertone, is this bad? What does it mean? It is extremely painful!

I am experiencing sunburn and it has a blue/purple undertone, is this bad? What does it mean? It is extremely painful!

See below:: Blue purple undertone is not a cause for concern. You may consult this site for home treatment for sun burn: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/sunburn-home-treatment#1 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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I took a preg test, and got a very faint blue line in the positive circle. You have to look at it in the light to see it. What does this mean?

I took a preg test, and got a very faint blue line in the positive circle. You have to look at it in the light to see it. What does this mean?

Repeat it: You will need to wait a day or two and then repeat the test first thing in the morning to determine if this is in fact a true positive test. If you are still unsure then see a doctor and they can run the test for you.