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Dr. Steven Griggs
33 doctors shared insights

Paleness (Overview)

Paleness = lack of color to skin.


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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

Dr. Steven Griggs
33 doctors shared insights

Paleness (Overview)

Paleness = lack of color to skin.


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If a person has full blown aids, &they look sick and pale, does that mean they will pass away soon? I have a family member whom I am concerned about.

If a person has full blown aids, &they look sick and pale, does that mean they will pass away soon? I have a family member whom I am concerned about.

Not necessarily: It does not necessarily mean they will pass away soon. They need a good HIV specialist to care for them. Meds to make appetite increase and build muscle back. Hiv meds to bring the immune system back. Don't lose hope. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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How does someone with anemia treat his paleness?

How does someone with anemia treat his paleness?

Restore: Restore normal levels of hemoglobin. I you are fair skinned, it will take you a bit longer but you will get there. ...Read more

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Could I know anything treats my pale yellowish dead face without makeup? Many thanks

Could I know anything treats my pale yellowish dead face without makeup?
Many thanks

Fluids, diet: I would start with the basics. Do you get plenty fluids and vegetables in your diet daily? Are you getting 7-8 hours sleep nightly. Are you taking fish oil? You might also discuss this with your medical provider to see if you may benefit from a dermatology consultation. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year
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My son's poos are really really pale, almost white. Is this a problem?

My son's poos are really really pale,  almost white.   Is this a problem?

Usually not: Transient pale-colored stooling is observed in healthy infants and children not too infrequently. Pale stool close to chalk in jaundiced newborn or child could signify serious liver pathology. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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Why is my vaginal discharge pale green ?Should i go to a doctor? Or can I get treatment at a store?

Why is my vaginal discharge pale green ?Should i go to a doctor? Or can I get treatment at a store?

Yes and no: Green discharge, per se, doesn't always mean an infection, but it's best to be tested, especially at age 18. The only over the counter treatment is for yeast, which doesn't typically turn one's discharge green. If you're sexually active, definitely see a physician or nurse practioner to get some labs done. ...Read more

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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Pale Skin (Definition)

Pale skin = light coloration of the external most ...Read more