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Why Is My Skin Looking Pale
Lately my face is looking pale no color an the skin on my face an neck feels kinda stretchy. If pull the skin on my neck it doesn't snap rite back?
My doctor always comments that i look unnaturally pale. I think i just have thin, fair skin and rarely get into sunlight because i get sunburn easily. I like my fair skin but people say i look sickly.
Skin color varies...: Normal skin color varies a great deal from person to person. The color is not important as long as the person is healthy. Routine blood tests, done at some of the routine check-ups, can rule out anemia in cases where a person seems pale (that means check-ups are important to do). Also, a person who doesn't get much sunlight is likely low in vitamin d, which can be confirmed with the blood test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How can I get rid of the skin on my bikini that look just like acanthosis ? I am very very pale white (first shade makeup foundation)
Several ways: First you should see a dermatologist to confirm it really is acanthosis nigricans. Then, you want to figure out what may be contributing, as it appears often treating a contributing condition can help lighten it's appearance - whether it be weight, diabetes, thyroid related. Otherwise topical retinoids, dermabrasion and laser therapies are also possible treatment options. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My skin is quite pale, and probably a reason why dark circles under my eyes are more visual. What can I do other than sleep more to look healthier?
Treat allergies: If you have pale skin and dark circles under your eyes, you could be allergic. Look for runny/itchy eyes/nose w/ sneezing. If you have these, take zyrtec/claritin/allegra daily. This will reduce the blood vessel congestion under your eyes that looks dark through thin/light skin. ...Read more
Why is my skin pale and my eyes look as if they have been blackened? I have idiopathic dcm. Exhausted but I have had plenty if sleep.
What makes skin go from pale to tan? What's occurring to make skin darken? I know it has to do with the sun, what is the sun doing to the body cells ?
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