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Yellow skin on face hands and feet since past 4 months. cbc and liver function normal. no fatigue or shortness of breath. angular chelitis won't heal. does normal cbc rule out anemia ?what could cause yellow skin?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Yellow skin : Sounds like it could be from eating too many carrots. Yellowing of the skin without abnormalities in liver tests i and not anemia s often from eating too many carrots. More information is needed to answer this question
Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 42 years experience
Jaundice yellow sole: Jaundice with iron deficiency, kidney and liver function results may be will be within normal limits if they're not functioning. Pancreatic issues, ETOH, diet, electrolyte imbalance, etc., and other systems could be contributory suggesting a workup by your doc. You didn't mention if eyes were yellow--Perhaps a consult with a gastroenterologist.

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