Pale Skin And Weight Loss (Intentional)

Reviewed on 10/31/2022

Intentional weight loss can accompany changes in dietary habits as well as eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia. Pale skin can be a sign of anemia, which may be due to iron deficiency or other causes. These symptoms could occur at the same time but may not be related. If you are concerned about these or any other symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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