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Doctor insights on: Does Your Skin Color Change On Sialysis

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Does your skin color change if you have hiv/ aids ? And if so why ?

Does your skin color change if you have hiv/ aids ?  And if so why ?

Not usually: Skin color would not change due to hiv/aids; as any disease progresses, the chronic anemia and wasting can give a pasty white appearance to the skin, but there's no direct influence of the virus on skin pigmentation. ...Read more

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What causes my skin color change?

What causes my skin color change?

Depends: If you have had a previous burn or sun damage you may get skin color change. Most of the time the melanin in your skin is reacting to what injured it (radiation, sun , fire, etc). If your skin is blue it usually means you are not getting enough oxygen, if it is red you are possibly flush either due to heat or dehydration. Sun damage can also cause loss of color in spots on the limbs. ...Read more

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Why does my skin color change when i get cold or nervous?

Why does my skin color change when i get cold or nervous?

Skin color changes: Because both cold temperature & nervousness cause blood vessels just under the skin to constrict or dilate. Less blood flow causes skin to look more pale. More blood flow causes the skin to redden. ...Read more

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Does dialysis cause skin color change?

Does dialysis cause skin color change?

Sallow complexion: Dialysis shouldn't change the color of one's skin. As patients approach needing dialysis, the skin can turn a non-shiny yellow/brown, which is called sallow complexion. Anemia, low hemoglobin, can cause pallor (pale skin). ...Read more

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Why the skin color change for the people they after they have dialysis treament?

Why the skin color change for the people they after they have dialysis treament?

Multiple reasons: Skin color after starting dialysis can be pale and this is related to multiple factors starting with. ...Read more

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How come some babies are born with hair and others don't is it in the genes? Can a babies hair,eyes, and skin color change after born?

How come some babies are born with hair and others don't is it in the genes? Can a babies hair,eyes, and skin color change after born?

Newborn babies: Yes, genetics are what determines whether babies have a lot of hair or are close to bald. Most babies are born with a shade of grey colored eyes and will change over the next year or longer. Hair color in the first year and change as well. Babies skin will be lighter or pinker as newborns and also change over time after birth. ...Read more

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Are most African-American babies born with pale, light-skin, like myself? Does this very light skin color change and can it change to very dark skin?

Are most African-American babies born with pale, light-skin, like myself?  Does this very light skin color change and can it change to very dark skin?

Not necessarily. : African - American babies are not necessarily light skin at birth. They are more closer to their parental skin complexion and do not get darker as they grow. If a baby is light skinned, there might be light skinned individuals in the family, which is genetic but if the baby's mucous membranes are pale, he or she should be evaluated for anemia ( low hemoglobin ). ...Read more

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Can your skin color change if you got a blood transfusion before a hemorrhoid surgery? especially blood from a different race

Can your skin color change if you got a blood transfusion before a hemorrhoid surgery?  especially blood from a different race

It may: Race isn't a factor. If you've turned a bit yellow, your physician may want to work you up for a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction. And of course if your anemia is corrected you look better. Best wishes. ...Read more