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My new born male baby suffered by jaundice yellow gunk is released and continuous water released by right single eye since he born on 03-06-2017 ?

My new born male baby suffered by jaundice  yellow  gunk is released and continuous water released  by right single eye since he born on 03-06-2017  ?

Nasolacrimal duct : Stenosis is a common condition in which a membrane occludes the year duct . This results in tears draining from the eye onto the face and sometimes thick material which may be infected drains. You can massage the duct gently and if it does not open by 4-6 months an ophthalmologist can correct it via a simple procedure . ...Read more

Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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My 8 yr old had jaundice as a baby.His eyes are yellow and he wheezes.Should i be concerned about his eyes?

My 8 yr old had jaundice as a baby.His eyes are yellow and he wheezes.Should i be concerned about his eyes?

Yes: Jaundice as a baby is unlikely to have anything to do with his "yellow eyes" today. He needs to be seen by his physician & evaluated for several illnesses that can produce this finding.It could be as minimal as a hereditary defect in transfer of bilirubin metabolites through the liver or a sign of liver disease. I can't put the wheezing together with the jaundice but both should be assessed. ...Read more

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My baby got jaundice on fifth day of birth at 22.5mg/dl now 3 month 4.3mg/dl with abnormal liver index high direct and total bili but yellow stool.

My baby got jaundice on fifth day of birth at 22.5mg/dl
now 3 month 4.3mg/dl with abnormal liver index
high direct and total bili but yellow stool.

Your baby needs help: I am sure that your baby has been under care of a pediatrician because of the exceptionally high bilirubin, particularly the direct portion. The direct high bilirubin indicates problems with passing bilirubin thru the liver, gall bladder, and bile duct to the intestine. Accumulation of high amount of direct bilirubin may cause permanent liver damage, and thus it is important to find the cause. ...Read more

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Will strep throat turn a child yellow with jaundice?

Will strep throat turn a child yellow with jaundice?

NO!!: Something else is going on and the child should undergo a detailed evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have a week old baby & the white part of his eyes have a yellow tinge but his pediatrician said he didn't have jaundice could this still be jaundice?

I have a week old baby & the white part of his eyes have a yellow tinge but his pediatrician said he didn't have jaundice could this still be jaundice?

Yes.: Mild jaundice may be difficult to see, but almost all 1 week old babies have bilirubin higher than the adult normal levels. This is not a concern; jaundice severe enough to cause problems is obvious from across the room. ...Read more

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Is having yellow skin hereditary?

Is having yellow skin hereditary?

Yes: There are conditions leading to jaundice (yellow skin) that are genetic, and therefore hereditary, but these are very uncommon. Most jaundice occurs due to normal processes in the newborn and is not hereditary, although depending on the mother's blood type the risk of jaundice in subsequent pregnancies may be increased. ...Read more

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Have 2 yellow skin marks what could cause it ?

Have 2 yellow skin marks what could cause it ?

Not sure: Where are they? Was there an injury at the site? Are they the only yellow sites or are you yellow elsewhere - i.e. Is it jaundice? Are they around the eye(s) or on the palsm - if s they may represent cholesterol deposits. You shudl be seen by someone who can make a determination - i suggest a dermatologist if your primary md isn't sure. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about jaundice(yellow)?

Bile in the blood: Jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, indicates that there is a problem with the liver or bile duct so that bile (a green-brown color) gets into the blood stream causing the color in the skin. ...Read more

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What conditions could cause someone to have yellow skin?

What conditions could cause someone to have yellow skin?

Liver or bile diseas: Liver disease, biliary disease, or blood disease can cause a person to develop yellow or jaundiced skin. ...Read more

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Is it possible with jaundice to turn brown instead of yellow?

Is it possible with jaundice to turn brown instead of yellow?

Discloration: A change in skin color either way is indicative of some abnormal condition. Different tints of a darker yellow, may be thought of as brownish, but still may be caused by a liver dysfunction and be "jaundice.". ...Read more

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Is yellow jaundice contagious?

Is yellow jaundice contagious?

Depends on: Jaundice per se is not a contagious condition. However, the underlying cause such as viral hepatitis is a contagious one. ...Read more

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I have yellow marks on my skin, is this jaundice?

See a doctor: Marks do not usually look like juandice. When the skin color tone and hue appear yellow that is usually indicative of jaundice. If you are doing drugs, alcohol or having liver problems you need to be checked by a doctor. Your bilirubin chemistry will measure this in detail and your doctor will order the liver tests necessary for this work up. ...Read more

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What causes yellowing of eyes that is not jaundice or pinguecula?

What causes yellowing of eyes that is not jaundice or pinguecula?

A few suggestions: Those would be two major causes but if there is a resolving hemorrhage, then sometimes the blood can go from red to yellow before disappearing. Alternatively, people with light freckles or normal pigmentation (from having dark skin) can have a yellowish looking eye, as well. ...Read more

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Why do I get yellow skin after drinking?

Yellow skin: This is most likely jaundice due to liver toxicity (hepatitis or cirrhosis) due to increase bilirubin in the blood since the damaged liver cells cannot break it down. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Yellow Eyes And Skin (Definition)

Jaundice is a yellow color in the skin, mucus membranes, or eyes. The yellow pigment is from bilirubin, a byproduct of the breakdown of old red blood cells. Jaundice is also a ...Read more


Dr. Anne Larson
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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due ...Read more