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I experienced lightheadedness, heart palpitation pale skin cold hands and feetand dry mouth? It happened twice? Is this hypoglycemia?

I experienced lightheadedness, heart palpitation pale skin cold hands and feetand dry mouth? It happened twice? Is this hypoglycemia?

Could Be: The symptoms are correct, but you would have to check your blood sugar to know for sure. Have you ever had a hemoglobin a1c drawn before, or done a fasting blood glucose test, or glucose challenge test? All good at determining if you have any blood glucose control issues. Your pcp would be your best avenue here. Lastly, if you ate something with simple sugars after your symptoms, did it help? ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Cold Skin (Definition)

Cold skin is skin that feels cold and clammy. A person may feel cold from being exposed to cold weather, or the skin may get cold if there is inadequate circulation to the skin, as ...Read more


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Why is it that during my monthly period, i look white pale skin and feel cold? Is it normal?

Why is it that during my monthly period, i look white pale skin and feel cold? Is it normal?

Are your periods: Are your periods heavy? This could cause it but you may just be someone who reacts this way when you are on your cycle. ...Read more

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I get really cold with pale skin and bluish lips after eating.possibly hyperinsulinism. Best thing to do to feel warm again?

I get really cold with pale skin and bluish lips after eating.possibly hyperinsulinism. Best thing to do to feel warm again?

Get an answer.: This is quite dramatic. I would have your hypothesis confirmed with a blood sugar test first and also do an exam etc to assure something else is not going on. ...Read more

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I have pale skin, and my legs sometimes turn light purple and my veins are visible, while my knees turn a dark purple/blue color. No pain and not cold?

I have pale skin, and my legs sometimes turn light purple and my veins are visible, while my knees turn a dark purple/blue color. No pain and not cold?

Get a medcheckup: If you have discoloration of your skin, it can be a circulatory problem caused by conditions like Raynaud's disease(although cold temp is what is commonly responsible to bring out these changed in the case of Raynauds. Still a physical exam and blood tests including CBC and serum proteins should be checked. ...Read more

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Hello, I have been throwing up, having fevers chills cold sweats. Losing weight unitentionally loss of appitite chronic cough fatigue paleness of skin?

Hello, I have been throwing up, having fevers chills cold sweats. Losing weight unitentionally loss of appitite chronic cough fatigue paleness of skin?

MD: I don't think anyone here can help you other than strongly urging you to visit your family doc for a good evaluation. If you don't have one, go to your local urgent care. You need to be seen. Also, please quit smoking while you are still young. ...Read more

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Reoccurring infections n colds for 5mths, pale/yellow tint to skin, nausea n vomiting with wt. loss,daily feeling fatigue and unwell.dry/red patches?

Colds / yellow skin: Please follow up w/ urgent care /doc today. May be thyroid, anemia, ulcer with or without H pylori, liver issues -hepatitis, mass. Need liver tesing CBC, h pylori testing and thyroid testing to begin,as well as review of food intolerences like gluten f/u/ today ...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