Signs on your face help identify your health

Take a good look at your face in the mirror, it will tell you about your health

When you look in the mirror, you feel very familiar with the face looking at you. But take a closer look, it will tell you about your health. The face is the mirror that reflects your soul and health.

Signs on your face help identify your health Picture 1 Take a good look at your face in the mirror, it will tell you about your health

Here are the signs on your face that help identify your health

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Yellow skin and eyes

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This is jaundice. It happens when you have too much waste that your body makes when it breaks down red blood cells. Jaundice is common and usually harmless in babies born before 38 weeks, because their livers are weak.

In adults, jaundice can be more serious, like a viral infection, hepatitis, mononucleosis, problems with your liver, gallbladder, or pancreas, or alcohol abuse.

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Mole on face

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These are spots or bumps, usually dark in color. Most are nothing to worry about, but a skin check can help you find cancer before it spreads.

When it comes to moles, remember the ABCDE tagline :

  1. A symmetrical - Asymmetrical: Is the shape different on each side?
  2. B order – Contour: Is it jagged?
  3. Color - Color: Is it uneven?
  4. Diameter - Diameter: Is it bigger than a pea?
  5. E volving - Development: Has it changed in the last few weeks?

See your doctor if you answered Yes to any of these questions.

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Sores on the mouth

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Sores around your lips and mouth are most likely cold sores, caused by the Herpes Virus Type 1. Most people with oral herpes contracted saliva as children or adults, not through sexual contact.

Once you get the Virus, it stays with you. Sores can flare up when you're sick, anxious, too tired, or you've been out in the sun for too long. The sores usually go away on their own, but if you have more or more frequent flare-ups, see your doctor for medication.

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Chapped lips

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Everyone experiences dry or cracked lips from time to time, especially in winter. Lip balm can help protect and moisturize the lips. But sometimes, dry lips are a sign of a health problem, like dehydration - when your body doesn't get enough water.

In addition, it can also be an allergic reaction or a reaction to a medication, such as a steroid.

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Red rash

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Most rashes are not serious and will heal quickly. But it would be unusual for it to cover both cheeks in the shape of a butterfly and it is a common sign of lupus erythematosus.

This is a disease that causes your immune system to attack your own tissues and organs. You may also experience fever, aches, stiffness, and fingers that turn blue when cold.

See your doctor if you have an unexplained rash, especially if it's accompanied by other symptoms.

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Hair or beard growing in unusual places

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It's just a hair growing up where you don't want it. This can happen as people get older, for men hair will appear around the ears and eyebrows, and for women, hair will grow around the chin.

In young women, facial hair can be a sign of polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition that can make pregnancy more difficult.

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Eyelids drooped

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Eyelid ptosis can occur in one or both eyes, and in severe cases, your eyelids can block your vision.

Your eyelids may have been like this for years and are usually harmless, but it could be a sign of problems with your brain, nerves, or eye sockets.

See your doctor if drooping occurs only for a few days or hours, or if you have double vision - Seeing two images of the same object, muscle weakness, difficulty swallowing or headache, . that could be a sign of a stroke.

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Paralyzed half of the face

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If you can't move part of your facial muscles, you probably have facial nerve paralysis.

It happens when something compresses a nerve that controls the muscles in your face or causes it to swell. It appears over hours or days and usually weakens one side of your face. You may also experience pain in your jaw and behind your ears. Usually, it's not serious and goes away in 3 to 6 months.

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Facial paralysis with other symptoms

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A stroke occurs when blood flow is cut off to part of your brain due to a burst or blocked blood vessel. See your doctor right away if you notice any of the following signs:

  1. The lower part of your face is suddenly numb.
  2. You have numbness or weakness in your arms or legs
  3. Speak slowly
  4. Seeing two images of an object
  5. Dizziness or difficulty swallowing.

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Yellow spots on your eyelids

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The raised yellow bumps on and around your upper and lower eyelids are called periocular macular degeneration - Xanthelasma. They are made of cholesterol and while you may not like the way they look, they are not dangerous or painful and can usually be removed.

But they can be a sign that you're more likely to have heart disease or have a heart attack, so see your doctor for specifics on the cause and treatment.

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Puffy eyes

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The space below your eyes can fill with fluid, which can make your eyes puffy. Hot, humid weather can cause your body to retain more water, due to possible lack of sleep, overeating salty foods, and hormone changes.

This happens more often as you age because the muscles that support your eyelids weaken. If your eyes are red and itchy, it could be an allergic reaction to foods, pollen, makeup, perfumes, cleansers, or an infection like pinkeye.

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Melasma face

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Melasma causes gray-brown patches of skin on your face. Doctors don't know exactly why it happens, but it can be triggered by things like pregnancy or taking certain birth control pills.

In those cases, melasma usually goes away on its own after the baby is born or the woman stops taking the medication. In other cases, it can last for many years. But medications and other treatments like chemical peels can help reduce the spots.

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Patchy hair loss

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If you lose eyelashes or eyebrows, along with patches of hair, it could be a sign of a condition called Alopecia Areata. It happens when your immune system mistakenly attacks your hair follicles.

If you notice sudden, hair loss, check with your doctor. Because there are so many different reasons that can happen other than curing hair loss.

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