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My mom has bad swelling and she is on fluid pills. Her fingers also have been turning blue from the swelling is that normal?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Talk with doc

Your mom should talk with her doc today.
Blue isn't a normal color at all. I am concerned!

In brief: Talk with doc

Your mom should talk with her doc today.
Blue isn't a normal color at all. I am concerned!
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cyanosis

Swelling should not be associated with cyanosis of fingers unless lung problem causing both.
Primary lung problem can precipitate right heart failure low oxygen level cause bluish discoloration swelling of extremities . Needs to seek urgent medical attention.

In brief: Cyanosis

Swelling should not be associated with cyanosis of fingers unless lung problem causing both.
Primary lung problem can precipitate right heart failure low oxygen level cause bluish discoloration swelling of extremities . Needs to seek urgent medical attention.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Hypoxia

Fingers turning blue may suggest lower oxygenation of blood in the periphery.
Check for oxygen saturation.

In brief: Hypoxia

Fingers turning blue may suggest lower oxygenation of blood in the periphery.
Check for oxygen saturation.
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
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