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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cummings
38 years experience Neonatology
Yes: There are conditions leading to jaundice (yellow skin) that are genetic, and therefore hereditary, but these are very uncommon. Most jaundice occurs d ... Read More
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely: It depends from your hereditary descent. In pathological cases any damaged liver diseases can give you a yellow skin color.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not sure: Where are they? Was there an injury at the site? Are they the only yellow sites or are you yellow elsewhere - i.e. Is it jaundice? Are they around the ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Jaundice: Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due to excess bilirubin levels.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Liver or bile diseas: Liver disease, biliary disease, or blood disease can cause a person to develop yellow or jaundiced skin.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cummings
38 years experience Neonatology
Physical exam: Although non-caucasians have skin pigmentation that darkens their skin, this is not usually evident within the first days of life, making it relativel ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Not reallly: Can be jaundice/ liver malfunction, see a physician.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Marks do not usually look like juandice. When the skin color tone and hue appear yellow that is usually indicative of jaundice. If you are doing drug ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yellow skin: This is most likely jaundice due to liver toxicity (hepatitis or cirrhosis) due to increase bilirubin in the blood since the damaged liver cells canno ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CAT BITE WOUND: See your doctor with all deliberate speed. Or go to an urgent care center or a hospital emergency room. Do it fast!
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Easy: This is what is known as carotenemia. Carotene is a precursor of vitamin a and the yellow color comes from a build-up of carotene from the ingestion o ... Read More
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