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what is rhinosis my hands turn blue, numbness, tingle, sensitive

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what is rhinosis? my hands turn blue, numbness, tingle, sensitive to cold and be in pain.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.

Greetings.

 

This is called cyanosis, which means bluish discoloration of the skin and can be because of deprivation of the blood supply.

 

http://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/common/standard/transform.jsp?requestURI=/healthatoz/Atoz/ency/cyanosis.jsp

 

Your symptoms and color changes in the hands can be because of a condition called as Raynaud's disease or Raynaud's Phenomenon. Read the resource;

 

http://www.medicinenet.com/raynauds_phenomenon/article.htm

 

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

 

Dr. Arun

 

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