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Child has white hands and feet. Feeling cold. Should I be concerned?

My newborn baby now 12 weeks hands and feet turn as white as white can go, colourless for a few minuites then return back to normal pink colour, this doesn t seem to bother her when this is happening, it happens on a daily basis and can happen throughout the day, her hands and feet are always cold to touch however even when they are warm they still turn colourless, at 5 days old both legs turned purple and she was monitored in neo natal ward and given a heart scan which came back everything normal, I have never witnessed purple limbs since but now hands and feet go completely colourless? Should I be concerned? I took her to hospital when I first noticed this approx 3/4 weeks ago and they said its just one of those unexplainable things? They ran oxygen levels in blood etc all normal, please advise on what this is . Thankyou
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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IIf they have done echo and o2 saturation which are normal,may not be anything major to worry.
However blood sugar and calcium levels and. Hemoglobin level should be seen.
Keep the baby warm .
check whether feeding is OK and weight gain is normal. Good luck Dr Uma
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