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Feeling weak light headed chills some numbness in extremities somewhat dizzy warm and flushed no aparant fever pale in color some lower left bacpain

Feeling weak light headed chills some numbness in extremities somewhat dizzy warm and flushed no aparant fever pale in color  some lower left bacpain

Early viral illness?: Having aches, pains, chills, light-headedness, etc..., can be evaluated by a primary care doctor. Such symptoms can be due to infections, auto-immune disorders, medication effects, etc... The doctor will want details on how the symptoms came about, any medications used, any travel to local or foreign places, any bug bites, any ill visitors, sports/work activities, etc... Blood tests may be done. ...Read more

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Extremity (Definition)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or ...Read more


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I had a deep knee bone injury 7 weeks ago the injury my leg went pale and numb and tingly my limbs feel weak now I am ill cold is compartment syndrome?

I had a deep knee bone injury 7 weeks ago the injury my leg went pale and numb and tingly my limbs feel weak now I am ill cold is compartment syndrome?

Probably not: Compartment syndrome usually occurs the first several days after an injury due to swelling. The other symptoms are severe pain, numbness, paralysis and loss of circulation. You should be evaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Always chapped lips. Abnormally pale skin. High creatinine. Telogen effluvium. Cold extremities. Dry eyes. Sunlight sensitive. All new. Any ideas?!?

Always chapped lips. Abnormally pale skin. High creatinine. Telogen effluvium. Cold extremities. Dry eyes. Sunlight sensitive. All new. Any ideas?!?

High creatinine: You have a plethora of symptoms that cannot be dealt with due to the limitations of characters available to me. For starters, go see a nephrologist (n) to evaluate the cause and treatment of your high serum creatinine level. That would be a good first step. If you cannot find a n, go to your physician or an emergency room for treatment and evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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3 month olds hands and feet are pale cool and clammy a lot. We have dr apt in am. I just want to know if I should worry. He is acting fine?

3 month olds hands and feet are pale cool and clammy a lot. We have dr apt in am. I just want to know if I should worry.  He is acting fine?

Normal finding: Babies most important job is to grow bigger so they are designed to avoid energy loss(heat) by shifting circulation away from the top of their skin of fingers, toes&ears to deeper skin.Stick the same bluish toes in warm water & they pink up.A better gage of oxygen flow is to open & look at the inside of the eyelid. Keep baby in a onezie with footies& this won't bother you or baby. ...Read more

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Is a tanned child healthier than a pale child?

Is a tanned child healthier than a pale child?

See below: As long as the pale child is not anemic, there is no health benefit to having a tan. ...Read more

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Why would someone turn very pale and sweat and shake?

Why would someone turn very pale and sweat and shake?

Fever?: If you are sick you can turn very pale and sweat and shake.If the fever breaks that can happen. It sounds like sickness. It can also happen with heat stroke but usually the face is flushed first. ...Read more

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Why do I have pale lips?

Why do I have pale lips?

Is this a change: Look under eye lids, are they pale also? This could be anemia, a simple blood test will confirm, then why meeds to be found. ...Read more

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What can cause pale lips?

What can cause pale lips?

Anemia: If the lips in question were heathy and pink, and now appear pale, then anemia is the most likely diagnosis. Does this person have a lack of energy? A cause for blood loss? A peculiar diet? Have pale lips checked out by your general physician. ...Read more

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What causes pale color stools?

What causes pale color stools?

Pale stools: Pale stools can come from different sources. Usually it is due to poor fat absorption, indicationg a problem with the liver or gall bladder. Sometimes in liver failure, bilirubin builds up in the system, and can cause yellowing of the stools. An evaluation of the liver is usually warranted. ...Read more

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How does anemia cause paleness?

How does anemia cause paleness?

Red cells are red!: When severe anemia is present, there are fewer red blood cells in circulation. The red cells give lighter-skinned people some color. Thus, with anemia, people are less red, and appear pale. ...Read more

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What does pale yellow bowels mean?

What does pale yellow bowels mean?

Diet? : Pale stools, especially gray in color, can often be a sign of liver disease. The yellow color suggests the presence of bile which would mean your liver is functioning normally. I suspect the lighter color of your stool is more related to diet. Certainly if you have diarrhea this is a different story and you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What if your pee is pale is it bad?

What if your pee is pale is it bad?

See below: A pale colored urine is dilute urine, perhaps you are drinking a lot of fluids. ...Read more

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I have blood deficiency and pale colour?

I have blood deficiency and pale colour?

Iron deficiency: It sounds like iron deficiency. Are you having very heavy periods or is there another source for the blood loss. Iron replacement is the way to go once the cause has been determined and corrected if needed. ...Read more

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Why do lips turn pale blue when smoking?

See your doctor: If your lips are turning blue, it is because you are suffering from lack of oxygen. In people who already have severe damage, like chronic bronchitis or emphysema (COPD), the further reduction in oxygen levels associated with smoking can make lips or fingers turn blue. This is a dangerous situation for your health. See your doctor AND QUIT SMOKING NOW, while you still have a chance. ...Read more