Cyanosis

About- Cyanosis refers to a bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin or mucous membranes caused by low oxygen levels in the red blood cells
 
Symptoms-

 Bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin usually on the fingertips, toes, palms, or feet
 Bluish areas feel cold to touch
 Normal color may return after the body part is warmed
 
Causes-
 Arterial insufficiency
 Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
 Heart failure
 Hypovolemia (a decrease in blood volume throughout the body)
 Low blood pressure
 Lymphedema
 Raynaud’s phenomenon
 Septic shock
 Tight clothing or jewelry
 Venous insufficiency

Specialists to Visit -
 Pulmonologist

 Cardiologyist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://www.verywellhealth.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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