What is cyanosis and what does it reflect?

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What is cyanosis and what does it reflect?

Circulation:

Blood is constantly circulating throughout your body. Blood carries oxygen through the blood vessels to help tissues and cells function. Red blood cells carry the oxygen and oxygen-rich blood has a bright red appearance.

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Cyanosis is a condition that happens when there is a decreased amount of oxygen in the bloodstream. Cyanosis causes skin, mucous membranes, and the...

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Cyanosis: Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

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