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Fingertips and thumb have turned yellow. Taking multivitamins. Reason for discoloration?

the last 2 mornings my index fingertips and my thumb has turned yellow, also affecting those nails . I have been taking vitamin multi-B which is an intense yellow. Could the vitamins cause this discoloration? Yesterday it faded first from my left hand and lessened on my right. Not there upon waking getting into the car this am, I noticed the discoloration again?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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It's possible since high Vitamin B doses have a natural pigment that can cause urine turn yellow, also if this multi-vitamin has a high dose of Vitamin A it's natural pigment it's orange so mixed with the skin it a pale yellow, if the discoloration persists proper physical examination will be required to discard any other possibilities such as a liver problem.
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