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Doctor insights on: Skin Color Changes

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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
47 doctors shared insights

Skin Color Changes (Overview)

Skin color changes is a symptom in which a person has alterations in color on part or all of his skin. Color changes may be related to skin problems such as bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, bug bites, etc.


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Are skin color changes on the face serious?

Are skin color changes on the face serious?

Many reasons: Skin color changes can occur for a variety of reasons. A person may look yellow because of liver problems, bruised because of blood disorders, or red because of a variety of skin problems. ...Read more

Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
47 doctors shared insights

Skin Color Changes (Overview)

Skin color changes is a symptom in which a person has alterations in color on part or all of his skin. Color changes may be related to skin problems such as bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, bug bites, etc.


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How come my skin color changes in places that don't see sunlight?

How come my skin color changes in places that don't see sunlight?

Many reasons: Skin color changes can occur for a variety of reasons. A person may look yellow because of liver problems, bruised because of blood disorders, or red because of a variety of skin problems. ...Read more

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Please explain why is it that ever since i stopped eating meat my skin color changed?

Please explain why is it that ever since i stopped eating meat my skin color changed?

Maybe...: What color were you? Depending on how much meet you ate you may have eliminated a lot of extra iron in your body and that may affect a bronze skin color. The skin color change may also be due to what you are eating instead. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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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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What does it mean if preggo woman's skin color changes?

Normal.: In most cases, it means she's normal. During pregnancy a hormone called melanocyte stimulating hormone (msh) is produced in increased levels, which will often cause the skin to darken. (in some women, only moles darken.) after you deliver the baby, msh levels go back to normal, and over time your skin color will usually go back to normal as well. ...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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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