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Blue hands: Blue appearance of the hands. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Blue hands, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Blue hands.
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Blue hands. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Blue hands may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Blue hands mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Blue hands. Of the 18 causes of Blue hands that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Blue hands' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Blue hands, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Blue hands:
Blue skin (412 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)
Symptoms related to Blue hands:
Blueness (439 causes), Coldness (12 causes), Pallor (536 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Blue skin (412 causes), Purple skin (16 causes), Blue lips (89 causes), Cold hands (25 causes), Cold feet (26 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Hand numbness (39 causes), Hand tingling (57 causes), Blue fingers, Blue knuckles, Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Acrocyanosis, Circulatory disorders, Cold weather, Ethylmalonic aciduria, Raynaud's phenomenon (89 causes)
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