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From the above mentioned symptoms, it seems like the child is suffering from some kind of respiratory disorder/circulatory disorder. He has problem in breathing and his nails have become blue which means there is low level or lack of oxygen circulating in the red blood cells. It is known as cyanosis.
It occurs when enough oxygen is not present in blood, thus making the skin or membrane below the skin turn purplish-blue.
Blue hands or feet can be a sign of an issue with your body’s system of delivering oxygen-rich blood to the tissues of your hands and feet. Your blood is responsible for carrying oxygen through your body, travelling from your lungs to your heart, where it is pumped through your arteries out to the rest of your body. Once it has delivered the blood to your body’s tissues, the oxygen-depleted blood returns to your heart and lungs through your veins.
Anything that prevents blood from returning to your heart through your veins, or that stops it from reaching your tissues in the first place, means that your tissues aren’t getting the oxygen-rich blood they need.
It’s important to seek medical attention if you have blue hands or feet and warming them up doesn’t restore normal color. Treatment involves identifying and correcting the underlying cause in order to restore the oxygenated blood flow to the affected parts of the body. Receiving proper treatment in a timely manner will improve the outcome and limit any complications.
There are some medications available that can help blood vessels relax. These include:
● anti-hypertension drugs
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