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Why do I get temporary yellow skin? Not yellow in the eyes but the whole body. I have no anemia, but a pheochromocytoma, what can it be? Pheo related?

Pheochromocytoma. You need to get this pheo treated. The bursts of adrenaline can be fatal. The bursts of adrenaline can make your skin pale, which may be perceived as yellow, depending on your natural color. There are characteristic skin tingling sensations, or itching with pheo. Other hormones can be abnormal too (pth, calcitonin) in certain varieties of pheo. This condition is rare, so see your doctor. Read more...

What can I do about yellow skin around the creases of my eyes?

Have it checked. Have it checked to find out what it is.What are the creases of your eyes do you mean eyelids? Read more...

Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Jaundice. This is because the liver is not longer functioning correctly and something called bilirubin is elevating in your blood stream - the side effect of this high level of bilirubin is jaundice. Read more...
Hyperbilirubinemia. Jaundice is yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood). Hyperbilirubinemia uusally related to liver disease or bile duct obstruction, can be seen in hepatitis and liver cancer. Read more...

If my skin or eyes are not yellow, should I worry about jaundice?

No. However, abnormal levels of bilirubin (which causes jaundice) which are low may not alter the color of the skin and eyes. If you have a concern about this for some reason, get your doctor to order the appropriate test. Read more...