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Does anemia cause pale skin?

Does anemia cause pale skin?

Yes: If the anemia is bad enough. A part of the color in our skin (especially caucasian) is due to circulating red cells in the skin capillaries. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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How do you treat symptoms of anemia like pale skin?

How do you treat symptoms of anemia like pale skin?

Fix the anemia: Makeup could be used to cover pale skin, but the best thing to do is treat the anemia. ...Read more

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I have pale skin face knowing that I don't have anemia What could be the problem and how to solve it ?

I have pale skin face knowing that I don't have anemia 
What could be the problem and how to solve it ?

Be glad: Whwn there is no serious disfigurement, something that gets comments, it is usually best not to try to change your natural features or complexion. I gather that you are light completed and do not tan. Many people consider this a plus. Talk to a few friends and if they agree, just decide this is who you are. Take good care of your health and stay fit and you will look wonderful. ...Read more

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Lightheadedness, weakness, pale skin, feeling fatigue. do these mean i have anemia ?

Lightheadedness, weakness, pale skin, feeling fatigue. do these mean i have anemia ?

Yes: These symptoms could certainly be seen in someone who has anemia. These symptoms are very concerning. I would advise that you go to the nearest ER for evaluation of these symptoms. I would also advise that since you are lightheaded, that you have someone drive you to the ER now. ...Read more

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I'm having dry hair that's thinning, pale, loose stools,fatigue,knee pain, pale skin, hida,ct,ultrasound,thyroid,autoimmune,anemia,cbc all good ?

I'm having dry hair that's thinning, pale, loose stools,fatigue,knee pain, pale skin, hida,ct,ultrasound,thyroid,autoimmune,anemia,cbc all good ?

Multiple causes: Thyroid problem, anemia (iron def), and autoimmune diseases (such as Lupus) as well as stress can cause hair loss. I am confused about your statement re. thyroid..-> anemia with CBC "all good". & presumed these have all been ruled out. With the loose stool issue, one may consider an malabsorption condition and gluten intolerance should be considered. See dermatologist. ...Read more

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Could gilberts syndrome cause pale skin?

Not likely: Gilbert's syndrome is an elevated total and indirect bilirubin unrelated to any disease and is caused by an inherited difference in bilirubin metabolism. It is usually benign although some medicine metabolism may also be affected, there is usually no need to adjust medication doses except in rare instances. It may very occasionally cause a slight yellow skin or sclera tint. ...Read more

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What causes bone pain, pale skin, and among other symptoms?

Go see your doc: Calcium problems, iron problems, electrolyte issues, vitamin def., renal problems, side effects due to statins or meds are one of many causes of your symptoms. You need to see a doc so he/she can run tests and/or xrays to assess your problem. ...Read more

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Meaning of pallor and breathlessness on exertion. Anemia?

Meaning of pallor and breathlessness on exertion. Anemia?

Could be: Pallor is one of the sign of anemia. Shortness of breath on exertion presents when your body does not get enough/adequate oxygenation- either from anemia/decreased level of hb ( not enough hb to carries o2 to the lung and other vital organs), or other causes- such as problems with the lungs/heart. You should see your md to have a complete evaluation to find the cause and further treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible for uncontrolled breathing cause deep pale skin?

Is it possible for uncontrolled breathing cause deep pale skin?

Unsure: If you are describing the rapid shallow breathing associated with an anxiety attack, there are a number of symptoms that can occur including dizziness, light-headedness, pale skin color, palpitations, shortness of breath, difficulty swallowing and others. An assessment by a qualified mental health provider is worthwhile to help you decide if other physical problems might be the cause. ...Read more

Pale Skin (Definition)

Pale skin is a clinical finding that suggests anemia or inadequate amount of oxygen carrying hemoglobin ...Read more