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What are tips for concerned parents of a baby with skin that looks blue?

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If you're concerned about a blue tinge to your baby's skin, check his entire body. An off-and-on blue cast to the hands and feet, with pink skin elsewhere, is not a sign of a problem. It's just immaturity of the circulatory system, which will go away over time.

From: When Your Baby's Skin Looks Blue WebMD Medical Reference

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Kliegman R., et al. . 19th edition. Saunders: Philadelphia, 2012. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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Kliegman R., et al. . 19th edition. Saunders: Philadelphia, 2012. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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