To make the correct diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment only by a qualified doctor. However, each person is useful to know about the following signs to find them or their loved ones, do not delay treatment to physicians.
If the face is not only pale, but with unnatural "matte gloss", reminiscent of the wax (about people and say – "a wax doll"), it may be a sign of pernicious anemia or Addison's disease-Barmera caused by lack of vitamin B12 in the body. Another characteristic symptom of this illness is bright-red tongue (as complications becomes as if varnished).
In that case, if the pallor is combined with such features as common facial edema (puffiness), and especially the puffiness ("bags"), then it is most likely caused by kidney diseases.
Excessive pallor, especially in combination with pale, on the verge of lividity of the lips is a sign of a sharp oxygen deficiency in the body. The most likely cause is a narrowing of the lumen of the aorta. Be sure to consult your doctor.
If pallor is associated with yellow, especially in combination with weakness, General malaise, fever, headache, it can be a sign of early sepsis. You should immediately seek medical help!
Very often pallor caused by anemia, there is a lack of hemoglobin in the blood, usually paired with a lack of red blood cells (erythrocytes).
Short-term pallor may occur due to severe pain attack or due to a sudden fright, shock, caused by some unpleasant news. In such cases, it usually passes quickly after the cessation of pain or when the person calms down.
But sometimes the pallor is due to quite harmless domestic reasons – disordered regime of the day, long sitting at the computer, intense sessions, especially if the person almost does not happen in the fresh air! In this case, it is necessary to reduce the load, be sure to find time for walking or sports outside the house, and sleep in a well ventilated area.
Remember: health is in vain not worth the risk!