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Dr. Austina Cho
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Pale Lips (Overview)

Pale lips is a symptom that suggests inadequate oxygenation due to causes such as anemia or congenital heart disease.


Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
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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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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Austina Cho
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Pale Lips (Overview)

Pale lips is a symptom that suggests inadequate oxygenation due to causes such as anemia or congenital heart disease.


Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
51 years in practice
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Anything else. What does my face turning white and pale lips mean?

Anything else. What does my face turning white and pale lips mean?

Face turning white: Face turning white and pale lips, it may mean you are anemic and you should see your doctor and get examined and have a blood test to confirm that you might be anemic. ...Read more

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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Dermatology pale lips with little white spots on the?

Dermatology pale lips with little white spots on the?

Fordyce spots: What you describe are known as fordyce spots. These are a variant of sebaceous glands (the glands that normally produce sebum and are usually found within hair follicles). Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands without hair follicles. They are present in 80-95% of adults. They are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. If it is cosmetic concern then see a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ray Tidman
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Why did I start getting pale ears and 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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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
51 years in practice
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Anything else. What does my face turning white and pale lips mean?

Face turning white: Face turning white and pale lips, it may mean you are anemic and you should see your doctor and get examined and have a blood test to confirm that you might be anemic. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ray Tidman
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ray Tidman
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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What does my face turning white and pale lips mean?

What does my face turning white and pale lips mean?

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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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
26 years in practice
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Pale lips without makeup?

Pale lips without makeup?

Blue lips: Most commonly, blue lips are caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood. This may happen when you are at high altitude or if you are choking, or it may be due to chronic underlying conditions such as lung diseases or chronic heart defects. See your doctor. ...Read more

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