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Which is the cause of blue lips and gums in toddlers?

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Dr. Jaime Quejada
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: A slight bluish

Tinge in dark-skinned people is a variant of normal from melanin pigmentation; but a prominent bluish color needs to be evaluated for low oxygenation.

In brief: A slight bluish

Tinge in dark-skinned people is a variant of normal from melanin pigmentation; but a prominent bluish color needs to be evaluated for low oxygenation.
Dr. Jaime Quejada
Dr. Jaime Quejada
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Several

Most of which are not good.
Benzocaine can cause it, blue gatorade or popsicles...Although usually it is the tongue... True blue lips and gums ...Should be seen asap. Certain infections can also cause it.......

In brief: Several

Most of which are not good.
Benzocaine can cause it, blue gatorade or popsicles...Although usually it is the tongue... True blue lips and gums ...Should be seen asap. Certain infections can also cause it.......
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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