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BLUISH COLOR ON LIPS AND FACE
Bluish Colour on Lips and Face is a medical condition that occurs due to lack of oxygen in the blood. The condition in which the skin becomes bluish is called cyanosis. Blue colour on lips and face usually occurs at high altitudes or extremely cold temperatures or chronic underlying diseases. Bluishness of lips and face along with other symptoms like chocking, breathlessness, coughing or fainting indicates the need for immediate emergency care
HOW IS BLUISH COLOR ON LIPS AND FACE DIAGNOSED?
General physicians may conduct a complete physical examination and also evaluate other symptoms. If they suspect that a lung or a heart problem is causing the blue lips and face, they may order for a ECG or a CT scan or a MRI to confirm diagnosis
HOW IS BLUISH COLOR ON LIPS AND FACE TREATED?
In some cases, the presence of cyanosis can be a serious medical emergency that requires immediate treatment. Treatment involves identifying and rectifying the underlying cause and restoring the oxygenated blood flow to the lips.
DID YOU KNOW?
Depending on the cause, cyanosis may develop suddenly, along with shortness of breath and other symptoms. Cyanosis can be due to long-term heart or lung problems that may develop slowly and gradually. Symptoms may be present, but are often not severe. The other cause can be due a blood clot that blocks the blood supply to a leg, foot, hand, or arm