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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
13 years experience 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
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Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eye or...: If something is stuck in your eye, it could hurt more when you move your eyes. Dry eye can also cause this. The yellow color is probably not related. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yellow eyes: Yellowing of the eyes can be caused by chronic sunlight exposure. This causes degenerative changes in those parts of the white of the eye which are m ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
28 years experience Ophthalmology
UV radiation: The yellow part is called pingecula. It can develop into a pterygium.
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Eye yellowing: Yellowing of white of the eyes can be normal in some individuals. It could also be due to liver disease so i would see a regular doctor if the change ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Dryness usually doesn't cause this. See your doctor for a good physical exam and possibly some blood work. Best of luck!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Gilbert disease?: Check your liver function test there is a harmless genetic condition called Gilbert syndrome when bilirubin is raised Nearly a quarter of a million ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Be sure: Jaundice- has many causes. Lab and urine test to clarify. Then full history, exam and diagnosis.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yellow sclera: If not jaundice the it may be okay. Have a doctor look into your eyes
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal variations: Some people will develop a yellowish patch on the inside or outside of the colored part of the eye called a pingueculum, which may be associated with ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Jaundice: Jaundice is usually a sign of liver diseases. If this is unexpected you should get to your doctor to determine the cause of this problem.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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