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30 Jan 2003

yellow skin in anorexia
i am anorexic since 2000 year. i lost 12 kiloes
(from 60 kg to 48kg) Now i weight 54kg. My skin turned yellow (especially palms,feet around mouth) but my sclera is white so it is not jaundice.. is it common for anorexia,what is the reason and how can i cure it.i would appreciate any answer. Please i need help.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Rada, it might be that your skin atrophied as a result of the malnutrition and that this is causing the yellow tinge. The best would to let your doctor have a look and take care of it. Good luck.
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