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i've had the flu recently and after i recover i noticed that my eyes look yellowish and my urine is dark yellow. why does this happen?

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Dr. John Hammes
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Jaundice: If yellow eyes/skin are real (aka jaundice) this is worrisome for hepatitis and can be a sign of serious liver disease. This may be from viruses drugs, toxins etc. You should have evaluation to determine if bilirubin in blood is truly elevated.
Answered on Mar 6, 2013
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
?jaundice: An increase in bilirubin can cause this--check this out with your internist.
Answered on Aug 17, 2013

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