A loss of color in the skin and mucous membranes, often related to anemia.
Self-care options include eating a healthy diet.
When to seek immediate medical care
See a healthcare professional right away for:
- A loss of color over entire body, including lips, inner lower eyelids, nailbeds, tongue, and palms.
- Shortness of breath.
- Blood in the stool.
- Vomiting blood.
- Worsening loss of color.
Last Updated Oct 28, 2023