Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what does it mean when you have yellow in the white of your eye

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Icterus: Can be a sign of liver disease. See a doctor.
1
1 thank

Have health concerns or questions and need access to a doctor? HealthTap has you covered.

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
13 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: Eye pain with movement can be due to any number of problems including cellulitis, optic neuritis, dry eye. If this is something that persists or is a ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Pinguecula: You are probably seeing a normal growth called the pinguecula. These are located next to the cornea (the colored part of the eye), on the nasal and l ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Maybe: Yellowing of the eyes could be a sign of jaundice. Liver problems can cause this. Other medical issues can cause it as well. You should be evaluate ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
Jaundice!: When the white of the eye start turning yellow, it is called jaundice. That is seen in patient with liver dysfunction. See you doctor for more defin ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Saunders
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Jaundice: It could be nothing or it could be a sign of liver disease, jaundice. It warrants a visit to your primary care doctor first (not your eye doctor)
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Jaundice: Yellow eyes usually mean one has jaundice: can be due to liver issues, general disease or nutrition concerns.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not good: This is a sign of elevated bilirubin in the blood which is usually caused by any number of liver diseases. You should get this checked out asap. Yel ... Read More
7
7 thanks
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Several possible: Causes, ranging from normal variant to pinguecula to jaundice. Consider an exam if this is a sudden new finding.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possible liver issue: If this is new onset and especially if you feel ill, you should see your primary md asap or possibly even go to the er. This may mean your liver is f ... Read More
1
1 thank

Have health concerns or questions and need access to a doctor? HealthTap has you covered.

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month