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Mount Holly, VA
A 19-year-old female asked:

I have extremely pale skin, my cuts/bruises take forever to heal, and i feel light headed/faint easily. am i anemic? what should i do?

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Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 33 years experience
Possible anemia: The first thing to do is to see your primary care doctor. They will check you out an check a blood count. If you take Aspirin every day you will be more likely to bruise and or bleed. Your doctor can also check why you are lightheaded and faint often. Good luck and take care.
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