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Diagnostic Tests for Blue lips

Diagnostic Test list for Blue lips:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Blue lips includes:

  • 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.

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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