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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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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Pale Skin (Definition)

Pale skin is a clinical finding that suggests anemia or inadequate amount of oxygen carrying hemoglobin ...Read more


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Lightheadedness, weakness, pale skin, feeling fatigue. do these mean i have anemia ?

Lightheadedness, weakness, pale skin, feeling fatigue. do these mean i have anemia ?

Yes: These symptoms could certainly be seen in someone who has anemia. These symptoms are very concerning. I would advise that you go to the nearest ER for evaluation of these symptoms. I would also advise that since you are lightheaded, that you have someone drive you to the ER now. ...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

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Im feeling weak tired have dry mouth pale skin blue fingertips feeling dizzy and sick what do you think might be the problem?

Im feeling weak tired have dry mouth pale skin blue fingertips feeling dizzy and sick what do you think might be the problem?

Manga possibilities: These symptoms could indicate many different diseases certainly the possibility of lupus or sjögren's disease is possible . You should get to your physician right away to be evaluated with probable referral to a rheumatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How can someone get rid of sunburn marks on pale skin?

How can someone get rid of sunburn marks on pale skin?

Tincture of time: Sunburn heals by itself in about 7 to 10 days. Cool wet soaks and a good emollient cream might speed the process a bit. But the important thing is to learn the lesson mr. Sun is trying to teach you: that he is our friend, but we must respect his power. Apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen every morning, whether you plan on sunbathing or not. ...Read more

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How to get a decent, natural tan if you have pale skin?

How to get a decent, natural tan if you have pale skin?

Artificial tanning: I agree with dr. Fisher that artificial tanning is the way to go if you have what we call "type i skin" and cannot tan naturally. But i would remind you that artificial tanning does not provide any burn protection - so you need to remember to apply a good broad-spectrum (spf ~50) sunscreen lotion every single morning, whether you plan on being in the sun or not. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a very pale skin tone and blue eyes.. which palette would work best?

Please don't: ask makeup/ clothing choice questions on HealthTap. This isn't what we are about. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very dark hair, blue eyes and pale skin.. my first time on a sun bed, how long should I use the bed for?

Tanning bed not good: Tanning bed emits ultraviolet light and in general is not advisable to use. It increases the risk of skin cancer, accelerate skin aging process, and can damage the eyes if not wearing protective goggle. ...Read more

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Im feeling weak tired have dry mouth pale skin blue fingertips feeling dizzy and sick what do you think might be the problem?

Manga possibilities: These symptoms could indicate many different diseases certainly the possibility of lupus or sjögren's disease is possible . You should get to your physician right away to be evaluated with probable referral to a rheumatologist for further evaluation. ...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?

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