What should you do in case of ‘bluish lips’? Find out here!

You have surely noticed the appearance of ‘bluish lips’. This happens mostly as a result from poor circulation or inadequate oxygenation of the blood. This symptom is called cyanosis.

This condition can also appear if you are on high attitudes or if there’s lack of oxygen, or ultimately it could be because of problems, such as lung diseases or heart defects. The lack of oxygen could lead to appearance of bluish skin which is visible on your hands, legs and lips.

The bluish lips are a symptom that indicates on serious health condition and you should ask for medical assistance. If you know someone or your lips are bluish, and you recognize symptoms like difficult breathing, pain in chests, tiredness, fainting or changes in level of awareness or lethargy, call immediately the urgent medical assistance.

The symptoms that could appear together with the bluish lips are disorientation, fainting or changes in level of awareness, tiredness, nausea, vomiting, rapid breathing or shortness of breath, thickening of the tissue under the nails, etc.