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Why Are My Fingertips Blue
My fingertips turn blue, but only when they get cold. Why does that happen, and should I see a doctor?
Blue fingertips: This could result from poor circulation & that is termed peripheral cyanosis. Some possible causes are raynaud's phenomenon, reduced cardiac output, venous obstruction, or poor blood supply to fingertips. Needs evaluation soon. Please contact your family doc. For workup. ...Read more
Raynauds: It could be several things but raynauds should be considered. Environmental triggers such as exposure to cold can lead this over-reactive response. However, stress can also be a trigger and lead to the symptoms of reynauds. If your symptoms are bothering you significantly you should be seen by your doctor. Vascular surgeons, rheumatologists, and many primary care doctors can help you deal with this disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My fingertips turned blue, felt faint, and rash on face. I have some other symptoms too but I don't know if they're related. What could this be?
I think I broke my fingertip. It is back and blue under the nail, swollen and hurts a lot. It is also a litte numb. Would anything be done? I can ben
My niece is 16 and healthy @ 5'10" and 130 lbs. Her hands turn blue....From her fingertips to about mid-palm. Is this a problem and what to do
Raynaud's Phenomenon: What is raynaud's phenomenon? Raynaud's (say "ray-nohz") phenomenon is a problem with blood flow. Your body doesn't send enough blood to your hands and feet, so they feel very cold and numb. In most cases, this lasts for a short time when your body overreacts to cold temperatures. Some people require calcium channel blocker such as amlodipine, if other joint problems then a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Cut finger on broken glass, the puncture very small but bled a lot, the fingertip very swollen and blue. Need a doctor? Could the glass shard be stuck
Glass cut: Glass tends to cut deep and bleed a lot, so the bruise can be from blood collected under the skin. If the glass is stuck you can feel it under the skin, observe for a day or 2 and put pressure to stop the bleeding. ...Read more
Intravenous drug was taken hit a nerve instead causing severe pain in arm to hand now hand is swollen with whitish n blue fingertips?
Im feeling weak tired have dry mouth pale skin blue fingertips feeling dizzy and sick what do you think might be the problem?
Manga possibilities: These symptoms could indicate many different diseases certainly the possibility of lupus or sjögren's disease is possible . You should get to your physician right away to be evaluated with probable referral to a rheumatologist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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