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Does dialysis cause skin color change?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Sallow complexion

Dialysis shouldn't change the color of one's skin.
As patients approach needing dialysis, the skin can turn a non-shiny yellow/brown, which is called sallow complexion. Anemia, low hemoglobin, can cause pallor (pale skin).

In brief: Sallow complexion

Dialysis shouldn't change the color of one's skin.
As patients approach needing dialysis, the skin can turn a non-shiny yellow/brown, which is called sallow complexion. Anemia, low hemoglobin, can cause pallor (pale skin).
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