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Baby changes colors in sleep, what should i do ?

Last night my 4 mo old was sleeping in his crib when i noticed that around his eyes, nose, and mouth was purple, gray color. I wokr him up and held him until the color came back to normal, then i put him back to bed.....Hes color when he sleeps is always alittle gray when he sleeps.....what should i do? this normal for babies?? plz help.
Asked On : Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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There could be less oxygen getting in his blood during sleep. It is not normal at this age. You need to show him to the Paediatrician to get him thoroughly examined and the cause found. He may be having infection in the chest or a problem in the blood, heart as possible cause.
Answered: Sun, 4 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Jitender Chauhan's  Response
Hello, welcome to Healthcaremagic. Your baby's body is getting less supply of oxygen during the sleep. It could be due to sleep apnoea. It is a serious condition and you should take your baby immediately to pediatrician. Your baby might need to be admitted to hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Wish him good health and speedy recovery.
Answered: Fri, 30 Sep 2011
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I hope he is ok. Take him to the dr. Heaven forbid something happen to him. Sounds like lack of oxygen. The dr. Should be monitoring him in case he has sleep apnea or is prone to sids. Hope he is ok
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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