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Blue lips: Introduction

Blue lips: Blueness or discoloration of the lips. See detailed information below for a list of 89 causes of Blue lips, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Blue lips:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blue lips. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Blue lips:

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Blue lips: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Blue lips, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Blue lips Treatments

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Stories from Users for Blue lips

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Message Boards for Blue lips

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Diagnostic tests for Blue lips:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Blue lips. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Temperature, Blood pressure and pulse rate to assess possible shock
    • Cardiovascular examination for murmur or enlarged heart - may suggest rheumatic carditis, congenital heart disease or congestive heart failure.
    • Examine for reduced or absent peripheral pulses, cool peripheries, absence of hairs on peripheries to diagnose peripheral vascular disease
  • Blood tests
    • If also evidence of central cyanosis e.g. blue tongue - depending on suspicion suggest arterial blood gases, ECG, chest X-Ray, pulmonary function studies, ventilation perfusion scan, pulmonary arteriography to diagnose heart and lung causes.
    • If also evidence of central cyanosis e.g. blue tongue - depending on suspicion suggest arterial blood gases, ECG, chest X-Ray, pulmonary function studies, ventilation perfusion scan, pulmonary arteriography to diagnose heart and lung causes.
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Drug interactions causing Blue lips:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Blue lips as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Meperidine and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • Demerol and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • Ativan (Lorazepam) and Clozaril (Clozapine) interaction
  • Ativan (Lorazepam) and Loxitane (Loxapine) interaction
  • Valium (Diazepam) and Clozaril (Clozapine) interaction
  • Valium (Diazepam) and Loxitane (Loxapine) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Blue lips: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Blue lips may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Blue lips

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Blue lips. 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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Blue lips: Deaths

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Blue lips: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Blue lips:

The list of organs typically affected by Blue lips may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Blue lips

The list below shows some of the causes of Blue lips mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Blue lips?

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 lips. Of the 89 causes of Blue lips that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 81 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Blue lips:

The following list of conditions have 'Blue lips' 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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Causes of Blue lips Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Blue lips based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Blue lips?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Blue lips, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Blue lips:

    Medical Conditions associated with Blue lips:

    Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Blue lips:

    Blueness (439 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Blue skin (412 causes), Dry lips, Sore lips (8 causes), Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Lip pain (8 causes), Tingling lips (24 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Coldness (12 causes), Cold weather, Low body temperature (125 causes), Inadequate oxygen circulation, Smoking, Anemia (926 causes), Iron deficiency anemia

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    Medical News summaries about Blue lips

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