A 27-year-old female asked:
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hi. lately, i haven't gone outside, and i notice my skin has a yellow glow. i'm healthy, so it's not jaundice. is it normal to have a skin undertone?

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Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Evaluation: You should go to the doctors and get evaluated as yellow glow could be from several different pathology's.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It's probably just your skin tone if you are well!
Jul 25, 2013

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