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What might be giving my 2 year old's skin an orange-colored tint?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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In brief: Carotenemia?

The classic cause of orange skin is ingestion of foods containing lots of vitamin a (carrots, for example).
The condition is called carotenemia. Jaundice, which is more serious, causes skin to turn a yellowish tinge, but it can be on the orange side as well. Either way, you should visit your doctor and find out for sure what is going on.

In brief: Carotenemia?

The classic cause of orange skin is ingestion of foods containing lots of vitamin a (carrots, for example).
The condition is called carotenemia. Jaundice, which is more serious, causes skin to turn a yellowish tinge, but it can be on the orange side as well. Either way, you should visit your doctor and find out for sure what is going on.
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