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Feet, hand and lips of 3 yr old turning blue during night, having cold and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my baby is 3yr old. she got a fever but also go cold. her feet and hand,lips go only happen at night and it been 3 night now.why is that?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi
Doctor :   do the feet, hands, lips go blue only when fever is there?
User :   some time
Doctor :   are they fine the rest of the time?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there any change in breath sounds at that time?
User :   she breating fast
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when she is breathing fast, is there sound coming as she takes breath in or while breathing out?
User :   no
Doctor :   does she complain of swallowing difficulty or discomfort recently?
User :   no
Doctor :   are there any other symptoms associated?
User :   but she said her hear hurt,just once
Doctor :   she would require few investigations including complete blood counts, bleeding parameters, ENT examination
Doctor :   to rule out these fowwing possibilities
User :   ok
Doctor :   1) epiglottisis, 2) RSV infection, 3) Ear infection
User :   i ask her dose her gum hurt she said yes
User :   is it her teeth growing?
Doctor :   i recommend you schedule appointment with her doctor soon, or take her to Emergency room the next time fever with cyanosis occurs in case you are not getting appointment soon
User :   ok
Doctor :   teething will occur slowly. and gums would hurt if teeth are erupting further
User :   she eating fine
Doctor :   give her soft foods. and avoid use of hard or rough toys
User :   ok thank u.
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   no
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User :   bye
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