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Are Yellow Eyes Always A Sign Of Some Liver Problems
Yes if new: Some people have a slightly yellowish tint to the whites of their eyes but this is constant and life long. If you have newly acquired yellowing it is almost always due to liver dysfunction with the accumulation of bilirubin in the tissues including the whites of the eyes. Your gastroenterologist should be consulted as soon as possible.
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
My family say that I shouldn't visit a doctor for mild yellow eyes they believe liver problems have no medication only watching diet. are they right?
No, see doctor: Jaundice and liver irritation can be caused by many things including medications and very serious liver infections. You need to see a physician to get a correct diagnosis and possible treatment. Minocycline can cause liver irritation and if you are taking this regularly you would need to discontinue it and see your physician,See 2 more doctor answers
Bilrubin total 2.6- conjugated 1.1 and un-conjugated 1.5......Only yellow eyes but no other issues. Same report of liver since most of years.What to d?
I have yellow rings around my mouth and hands/feet are yellow (eyes aren't and liver enzymes normal) what could this be?
Carotenemia: Infants who take an excessive amount of so called "yellow vegetables" such as sweet potato, carrot, and tomato develop yellow stain over their palms, soles, and face especially around the nose. Harmless!See 1 more doctor answer
My family member lives in Africa and she has had yellow eyes for a long time could liver dis. Or jaundice be a possibility. Any eye drop recommended?
I've had yellow eyes for some months recently my doctor has prescribed Azithromycin for sore throat. does it irritate my liver?
Jaundice: You are describing pain in the area of the liver plus jaundice from a sick liver. You most likely have liver disease - infectious, chronic, etc. You should see a GI specialist with an interest in liver disease (hepatologist). You may also be infectious and might need to isolate yourself in some way to avoid spreading infectious hepatitis. Get evaluated right away.
Pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen, bloodshot eyes, slightly tinted yellow eyes. What are these symptoms of?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it.
Pain cetre chest & back - abdomen pain both sides, feeling food stuck chest / throat. slightly yellow eyes. GP says leave & go bk in month. Worried?
Sounds like you: should seek a second opinion. Unfortunately we can't examine you over the internet. Find another local health care provider who can fully evaluate you with a thorough history, physical exam and blood work.
Many, such as TTP.: There are many causes for both kidney problems and for jaundice, which appears as yellowing of the eyes. One more rare entity that can cause both is a condition called thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, or ttp. Here, jaundice is caused by the destruction of red blood cells, and often occurs with kidney dysfunction. A more severe form is called hemolytic-uremic syndrome.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a stubborn friend showing sure signs of jaundice. Yellow eyes, skin, vomiting and other flu symptoms. I say go to er. Am i right?
Jaundiced?: His/her symptoms, when considered together, suggest early onset jaundice due to a liver problem, bile duct/gallbladder problem, or pancreatic disease. This can be serious, may worsen, & deserves urgent physical examination & lab testing. Please get him/her to see a doctor or to present to the emergency room. And absolutely no alcohol. Yes, you're right on the money!See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It's not uncommon for some jaundice (bilirubin levels of 5 to 10 range) to continue for 4 to 6 weeks (very rarely up to 12 weeks), in a breast fed infant. In such a situation, i still recommend getting a total and direct bilirubin (a blood test for jaundice) to make sure, no other condition with high direct bilirubin exist. If so, the infant's stools can be clay colored (not brown or yellow).See 1 more doctor answer
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