Blue Colored Skin And Blue Colored Skin

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

It is not uncommon for a newborn to have a harmless bluish tint to the hands and feet called acrocyanosis. This will not persist. Raynaud's is a rare condition that can cause the fingers and toes of adults to go through color changes such as white, blue, or red in response to cold temperatures or stress. But if someone is having trouble breathing and starts to get blue around their mouth or their hands or feet, this is a medical emergency. Call 911 for help.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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