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I have had this unrelenting craving for raw carrots!!I am one

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I have had this unrelenting craving for raw carrots!!I am one that never really liked carrots that well. Now, I can't stop eating them. My skin is even starting to take on an orange hue. What could be causing this craving? I'm sure it must be that I am deficient of something, but what?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Salar replied 7 years ago.
well this is just a psychological dependence/ craving . none of the diseases will actually cause carrot cravings. to be on safer side you should have thyroid, complete blood and iron panel. iron deficiency anemia causes craving for ice, pica etc.
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