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Orange skin coloring can result from various disorders. One common cause is overeating of dietary items that contain orange-colored beta-carotene (e.g. pumpkins, carrots) and this often causes orange skin from carotenemia in young infants newly introduced to solids. True orange skin color needs to be differentiated from yellow skin (such as jaundice), bronze skin (see hyperpigmentation), red skin, dark skin or other skin color changes; some causes of skin described as "orange" may possibly be listed under these areas. There are various possible causes of orange skin and any "orangeness" needs prompt professional medical investigation....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Orange skin.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Orange skin, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Orange skin may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Orange skin:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Orange skin. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Orange skin may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Orange skin mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Orange skin. Of the 14 causes of Orange skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Orange skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Orange skin based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Orange skin, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Orange skin:
Bronze skin (19 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Orange skin:
Symptoms related to Orange skin:
Redness (534 causes), Blueness (439 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Dark skin (136 causes), Hyperpigmentation (151 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Breast cancer (3 causes), Peau d'orange (2 causes), Intraductal carcinoma of breast, Inflammatory breast cancer, Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Myxedema
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