Changes in skin color : Medical Symptom Description


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Changes in skin color: Changes in skin color is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Skin color changes. For a medical symptom description of 'Changes in skin color', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Skin color changes (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Changes in skin color' may be possible.
Skin color changes (symptom): Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
Skin color changes (symptom): Changes to skin coloration can indicate various medical conditions. Whitening can occur due to infections or to loss of pigmentation such as in vitiligo. Paleness can indicate a variety of severe infections, either local or to the entire body. Redness can indicate a variety of possibilities including local skin inflammations. Blueness can indicate cyanosis such as from lack of circulation and can be very serious. Dark skin, darkening of the skin, or "hyperpigmentation" can occur due to various medical conditions. Any changes to skin coloration need medical investigation.

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