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Glossary for Bluish black discoloration of the mucous membrane

Medical terms related to Bluish black discoloration of the mucous membrane or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal blood test symptoms: Abnormal results from diagnostic blood tests.
  • Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
  • Arterial obstruction: Obstruction to the flow of blood due to fatty plaque deposition on the intimal layer of the vessel wall and aggregation of platelets.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Bismuth -- Teratogenic Agent: Experimental studies on sheep indicate that the use of Bismuth during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. The effect on human fetuses has not been conclusively determined.
  • Blood symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood and its blood cells.
  • Blood vessel symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood vessels
  • Bluish discoloration of the mucous membrane: decreased in the oxygen saturation of the mucous membrane also known as cyanosis
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Bronchitis: Inflammation of the bronchi as a symptom
  • Bronchospasm: sudden spasm of the bronchi
  • COPD: Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema.
  • Circulation symptoms: Symptoms affecting the circulatory system
  • Congenital heart disease: Diseases of the heart that one is born with
  • Deep vein thrombosis: The formation of a thrombosis in the deep veins usually within the legs
  • Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart failure: A condition which is characterized by an inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently and effectively
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Hemochromatosis: Excess of iron leading to problems with joints, liver, heart and pancreas.
  • Human carcinogen -- Arsenic: Arsenic is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the nature (e.g. inhalation, ingestion, skin contact), duration and level of exposure.
  • Hypothermia: Low body temperature
  • Hypoventilation: Occurs when there is a reduction in the amount of air entering into the pulmonary alveoli
  • Hypovolemia: a state of decreased blood volume; more specifically, decrease in volume of blood plasma
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the connective tissue, and is often associated with AIDS.
  • Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Melanoma: Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color.
  • Mercury -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Mercury during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Minocycline -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Minocycline during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
  • Mucus symptoms: Symptoms related to mucus
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Periodontitis: Dental infection of the gums and/or related bones.
  • Polycythemia: increase in the total number of red blood cells in the circulation. It can be primary or secondary
  • Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
  • Raynaud's disease: It is a reversible ischemia of the peripheral arterioles. It is a painful sensation affecting the fingers and toes associated with whitening or redness
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.

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