Blue Skin

Blue discoloration of the skin, sometimes also having the appearance of purple skin or darkening skin, is a typical symptom of cyanosis, which is inadequate oxygenation of the blood in the body. Cyanosis is a life-threatening disorder caused by various heart disorders (e.g. heart failure, heart attack), lung disorders ...

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Causes of Blue Skin

Causes of cyanosis Blue lips, skin, tongue (central cyanosis) Blue or blue/grey skin on the face or over most of the body is usually a sign there's not enough oxygen in the blood because of a problem with the ...1

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Diagnosis of Blue Skin

Blue skin or lips (cyanosis) Blue skin or lips need to be checked urgently in hospital. See a GP if you have blue fingers or toes. Call 999 or go to A&E if you or your child's:

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Causes List for Blue Skin

Possible causes of Blue Skin (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Treatments for Blue Skin

Treatment for cyanosis Cyanosis is a symptom of many different conditions. Treatment depends on the cause. ...Source: NHS Choices UK3 ...

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ blue-skin-or-lips-cyanosis/ 
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ blue-skin-or-lips-cyanosis/ 

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