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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Needs appt: I would have him seen by his pediatrician. He could be anemic or have other issues going on
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
M.D. visit: Since he has mild asthma, there is an increased risk for allergic reactions as well. His physician will assess his condition and may order a blood cou ... Read More

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Potentially many: Anemia, lack of sun exposure, skin pigment disorders. Of most concern would be acute blood loss. Please see a physician.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: If you are female with heavy periods, you are likely to be anemic and that is a common cause of being pale. If this is the case, take oral iron and mu ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Protect skin: For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other cloth ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
COMPLEXION PROBLEMS?: COMPLEXION GETTING PALE AND DARK??? SEE A DERMATOLOGIST
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pale white?: You can't change who you are. For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as nee ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Pale: Sun exposure is a significant precursor to skin cancer and skin degredation in later life. Tanning has some esthetic appeal but must be weighed again ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No worries : My kids ask me the same thing! Urine color generally reflects the level of concentration - how dilute it is. Urine with little color generally sugge ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia?: Are you bleeding anywhere? See your doc.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
23 years experience Family Medicine
Mild sun exposure : Sun exposure of 15 -30 minutes bases on skin type.
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Anemia?: Pallor and weakness can be a sign of anemia. Screening for this condition involves a simple blood test. Your doctor may decide to investigate other ... Read More

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