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Cyanosis Treatments

Cyanosis: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Cyanosis from various sources may include:

  • Infections are often treated with antibiotics
  • Avoiding exposure to cold temperatures or warming the body may eliminate cyanosis related to cold temperatures
  • Oxygen may be needed to relieve shortness of breath
  • Some conditions, such as heart defects present at birth, may be treated with open heart surgery
  • Diuretics and other heart medications may be needed if heart failure is the cause
  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy may be needed for lung cancer

Treatments for Causes of Cyanosis

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Cyanosis:

More causes: not all possible causes for Cyanosis are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Cyanosis.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cyanosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Cyanosis' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Cyanosis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Cyanosis' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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