A 31-year-old member asked:
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does having yellow eyes or skin mean you have jaundice?

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Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Liver disorder: Yes...The question is why the liver disorder and needs to be evaluated, becasue there are many causes.
Answered on Nov 10, 2014
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Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Most likely: These findings require medical evaluation, though other things can cause it need to rule out jaundice with some simple blood tests.
Answered on May 7, 2014
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Dr. Kevin Gardner
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Possibly: Those are all classic signs of jaundice and should be checked.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Jaundice: The pigment present in bile gives the yellow discoloration to the skin, urine and sclera in eyes.

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