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Can Diabetes Cause You To Have Yellowish Eyes
My dad has diabetes since 5 years, he's 57 years old. Sometimes he wakes up with edema of nose or swollen testes. He has yellow eyes. Any suggested causes
38wks pregnant w/2nd child, no hbp or diabetes, yet as of a week ago the vision in my right eye is blurry and yellow tinted. What could be the cause?
CALL YOUR OB NOW: All? S like this at your gestational age should be directled to your ob, so call your OB now, I would not like one of my preg pts at any gestational age asking that? Here without asking me! Could be due to many differnet causes and u and the baby need to be assessed so call your ob, your OB is on call today or has someone oncall for yoru ob. ...Read more
Variable: Uncontrolled diabetes is a precursor to the kind of blinding vascular events that can occur in the eyes. But diabetes has a variable course, and all are not susceptible in the same way so some might get into visual trouble in 3-5 years but others might take much longer. Best to follow the recommended visit to the eye doctor each year so that these treatable changes can be found early. ...Read more
My eyes getting strained. What's the cause & treatment for it. I am a patient of diabetes too. Plz suggest me what to do.
I have type two diabetes, high BP & fair kidneys. I keep getting days of constant itching of eyes, esrs, face, arms. What's the cause?
Fair kidney?: Poor kidney function might be the cause or might be an allergy. Ask your doc. ...Read more
I am suffering problem with my vision cause with my diabetes having eye blood clut would be good to go for an eye laser to control its damage?
38wks pregnant, no hbp/diabetes, as of a week ago the vision. In my right eye is blurry and tinted. Went to ER for eval. No issues/answers! Cause?
Non-pregnancy relate: If BP is normal and no protein in urine, most likely another cause like eye infection. ...Read more
New eye dr diagnosed among other things, dot retinal hemorrhage-says need to control my diabetes. I don't have diabetes-last A1c 5.7;fbs87-other causes?
If you do not have diabetes you MUST remind your eye doctor that there is no need to control diabetes - it is still well controlled.
For completeness I think it would be a good idea to discuss this with your Primary doctor.
If you don't have diabetes please have your Primary doctor tell this to the eye doctor.
Hope all goes well - no apparent reason it shouln't. ...Read more
Blocked duct?: If recent, this could be an infection. If long standing, this could represent a blocked tear drainage duct. Please take him to see a pediatric ophthalmologist to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask the condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist can hel. ...Read more
What causes itching eyes and discoloration of the white area from bright white to yellowish white?
Flashes: Sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous (jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; when it pills away, it causes flashes. You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. ...Read more
Exclde jaundiced: If no resolution a pedestrian may need to be seen ...Read more
Could be jaundice.: The entire white of both eyes being yellow is a sign of jaundice due to liver function abnormalities. The most common cause of this a a hereditary absence of a liver enzyme causing mild elevation of the serum bilirubin. Other causes include hepatitis. You should be checked. ...Read more
Pigment changes: There are several causes of color changes in the white of the eyes. Most commonly, there is a slow yellowing that can occur with time. As well, increase in the size of small blood vessels can dull the white appearance. Rarely, jaundice and other diseases can affect the white of the eye. Any change in the eyes' color should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more
The whites of my eyes are slighly yellow/off white. What causes this and is there anything that can treat it?
This is jaundice: Yellowing of the eyes suggests possible liver issues. This condition is called jaundice. This may represent a serious medical condition and warrants urgent medical attention. ...Read more
The whites of my eyes are taking on a glassy, slightly yellow hue over the last year. Do you what could be the cause?
Yellow: True yellow discoloration of the whites of the eyes is seen with jaundice caused by blockage in bile ducts, inflammation of the liver, or destruction of red blood cells. In these conditions the urine is brownish and stools are claycolored. My guess is that you don't have jaundice. See your physician if you have further concerns. ...Read more
Yellow eyes: Jaundice resulting from liver disease can cause this. Far more common though is superficial pigmentation of the ocular tissues that appears yellow. This is very common in darker skinned individuals. This is usually benign and not treated. However, an evaluation by an eyemd is necessary. ...Read more
Jaundice: This is the buildup of bile pigments which is the result of liver or gall bladder disease. Incomplete excretion of these pigments stains the sclera yellow. With resolution of the problem, the white of the eye will return to normal. Good idea to see your gastroenterologist or primary care doctor soon! ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter is getting over a cold. Now her eyes are redish& draining yellowish gunk. They don't seem to bother her. What could cause this?
Conjunctivitis: She has spread her cold germs from her nose into her eyes. Consult doctor for help. ...Read more
He needs: To see his pediatrician asap. This infection should be treated quickly. ...Read more
It should not: Constipation itself should not cause yellowing of your eyes/skin, but diseases of the liver/gallblader system can cause constipations and yellowing of eyes/skin. If you your eyes are turning yellow, I would consult doc for an eval--likely elevated bilirubin levels from excess red blood cell breakdown and/or liver/gallbladder/pancreas trouble. So, don't ignore this. Good luck. ...Read more
Yellow eyes: Yellow eyes are usually a symptoms of Jaundice, which is due to increased bilirubin from liver dysfunction. May be due to liver dysfunction from hepatitis, viral or due to chemicals includiing alcohol, or from occlusion of the bile duct from stones or a mass, or inflammation or intrinsic liver diseases like Gilbert's or liver mass/ cancer. Please follow up with doc today ...Read more
What could cause yellow slightly raised spots to form on the whites of my eyes and remain there for the past 3 months?
These are likely pinguecula. They are the likely result of exposure to sun, wind, and dust over time.
They typically form on the "white" of the eye between the two eyelids. Please wear sunglasses.
Eye drops can be used if they become irritated.
obviously an eye exam is needed to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more
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