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Do you think I have anemia? Eyelids are pale

Do you think I have anemia? Eyelids are pale

Could be: See your doctor and have a good examination and a regular blood works as indicated. If you are confirmed to be anemic, then further tests would be ordered to find out the cause. ...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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I have anemia symptoms (pale eyelids, heavy bleeding, weakness) but CBC showed rbc 4.14 hct 38.2 hgb 12.6 plt 331. Am I anemic?

I have anemia symptoms (pale eyelids, heavy bleeding, weakness) but CBC showed rbc 4.14  hct 38.2 hgb 12.6 plt 331. Am I anemic?

Not anemic: Your CBC should be repeated to ensure validity of the values. Your reported values do not indict an anemia. Your signs & symptoms are common & could represent some other disorder. When you have a repeat CBC, Please, confer with your physician, ...Read more

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Baby looks pale. When is time to test for anemia?

Baby looks pale. When is time to test for anemia?

Call his doctor: Typical signs of anemia in babies are pale skin and tiredness as well as irritability and loss of appetite. Many babies have no symptoms. Risks for developing iron-deficiency anemia are premature/low-birth weight babies, formula without iron fortification or breast feeding without iron-fortified foods after 4 months. Call his doctor to discuss; a test may be recommended now. Good wishes:) ...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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What does it mean for your lips to turn pale and almost white.I tested for anemia and it turned out negative?

What does it mean for your lips to turn pale and almost white.I tested for anemia and it turned out negative?

No obvious reason: This is not a very common symptom so I don't have a good explanation. Perhaps a colleague has one? It could be a variant of "Raynaud's Phenomenon" which generally effects the hands and feet. Standard treatments for Raynaud's could be tried. I expect a good acupuncturist would help you and short of other explanations you might even consider going to Alanon meetings 3X to just see. ...Read more

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Hi..I have thallesemia minor.I just want to ask is there any remedy to treat anemia..?My hb is 10 nd am so pale..

Thalassemia minor: You will have some degree of anemia that is related to the thalassemia minor. You should discuss this with your doctor so your doctor can do some blood work to check your iron and vitamin levels. Some breaking down of red blood cells happen in thalassemia- and your body would need to keep your iron and vit b12, folate (folic acid) in good level so that your body can keep up with the hemolysis. ...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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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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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