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Why did my lips turn blue during vigorous exercise

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Why did my lips turn blue during vigorous exercise?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 5 years ago.

Dr. Abid :

Hi there...

Dr. Abid :

Please tell me do you have shortness of breath on physical exertion?

Customer:

Well, if I am working out, then sure I'll get short of breath

Dr. Abid :

Do you have palpitaions ,chest pain ?

Customer:

I don't think so

Customer:

Although, I am out of my zoloft, and have been for a few days. I notice when I haven't taken it for a few days that I start to get like almost dizzy spells

Dr. Abid :

Do you feel tiredness more frquently and loss of energy?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Abid :

Hows your appetite ,sleep ?

Customer:

I'd say it's normal. I often have my sleep disturbed because of lousy neighbors

Customer:

I have put on nearly 10 pounds over the last few months

Customer:

which isn't normal for me

Customer:

BUT I started taking birth control again last January or so

Dr. Abid :

Thanks for info as you mentioned you have history of bluish discoloration of lips on vigorous exercise ,you feel tirdness and lack of energy keeping all these facts in mind bluish discoloration of lips is called central cyanosis in this condition there is lack of oxygenated blood gives bluish discoloration,i will suggedst you to get your echocardiography to rulke out any cardiac issue.

Dr. Abid :

Get your thyroid function test and blood complete picture to check hemoglobin level.

Dr. Abid :

So please get test as i mentioned and proceed further.

Dr. Abid :

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