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Can Diabetes Cause You To Have Yellowish Eyes
No: Dermatitis is inflammation of the dermis, skin. There is no skin in your eye. However, you can have inflammation of other parts of your eye which can cause blurry vision. (cornea-keratitis, iris-iritis, retina-retinitis, sclera-scleritis, conjunctiva-conjunctivits) inflammation of the oil glands in your eyelids is called blepharitis and inflammation of the eyelid skin is called cellulitis. ...Read more
It is possible: Patients with poorly controlled diabetes have multiple dental problems like bleeding and sore gums, frequent infections, tooth decay and bad breath. Patients with has control diabetes have no increased risk of dental problems. Ask your primary care phycisian for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liver or bile diseas: Liver disease, biliary disease, or blood disease can cause a person to develop yellow or jaundiced skin. ...Read more
Nothing serious: Most commonly a yellow tongue is caused when the papilla on the tongue become enlarged and food and bacteria are trapped. This can be treated by brushing your tongue or using a tongue scrapper. Smoking can cause your tongue to be yellowish. However if the white of your eyes or your skin is also, yellow then the concern is jaundice and you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Unlikely: In the rare event that your partner had some infectious disease in his urinary/seminal tract, then you might receive an infection. Most semen however, is sterile, and the components are non-irritating, not dangerous and will be quickly flushed out by the natural cleansing action of tears. ...Read more
What can I do if my toenails have become yellow and brittle. Could these be symptoms of type 2 diabetes?
Can low b 12 cause you to have terrible band headaches or can it cause you to have trouble with your vision?
It can affect vision: It can cause vision loss by affecting the optic nerve. Usually people get enough B12 by diet, but can have deficiencies after gastric surgery. If you feel you have a related eye problem, see your eye doctor. They can check your color vision and peripheral vision to help with the diagnosis. It's rare, but reversible! ...Read more
U might need glasses: The most common cause for fuzzy night vision is a refractive error - meaning you might need glasses. Many people who see well during the day may notice that they do not see as well at night. It is harder to read street signs if you are a little far sighted or near sighted or if you have astigmatism. A check for glasses may help. A less common reason is retinitis pigmentosa. Get your eyes checked. ...Read more
Almost always: When the liver malfunctions, there is a buildup of yellow bilirubin in the blood stream which stains the tissues. The whites of the eyes, being so prominent, reflect this early in the course and yellowing eyes sometimes becomes the first sign that the liver is not working well. Doesn't happen with artificial eyes. ...Read more
What to do if I have pseudotumor cerebri, a spinal fluid condition, it can and have affected my optic glands. it can cause ?
Weight Loss: The best thing to do is lose weight. This can reduce the symptoms of pseudotumor. If this is unsuccessful you may need medication to reduce production of CSF (Acetazolamide). If you are having visual symptoms you may benefit from optic nerve fenestration orr more rarely a CSF shunt. ...Read more
Glaucoma: Depends on the severity of the glaucoma and how well it is controlled with your current treatment. Standard if the glaucoma is controlled is to be checked every 3-4 months. It may be less frequent if the glaucoma is stable and the current treatment has worked for many years. Possibly more frequent to see if changes in treatment are working. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause people to turn yellow? I know jaundice can but are they any other causes? Is it always related to the liver?
Not always liver. : Also hypervitaminosis A can cause yellow skin, seen in people that consume carrots in excess for a long time. Contact with a yellow dye, or items that will color the skin yellow after contact are also a consideration. If this is you, be seen by your De. To determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Glucose or Dry eyes: Glucose fluctuations can change vision the increased glucose in his blood also increases the glucose inside the lens in the eye. The lens with high glucose draws fluid via osmosis. This fluid increases the thickness of the lens, therefore; the power of the lens. The change in power may allow the patient to see better at near or better at distance. Also diabetes can lead to dry eye due neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Black eyes: There are many possibilites. Can be hereditary, allergies, sun exposure, puffy eye lids casting shadows, eczema, hormonal imbalances, fatigue and more. Often comes on with aging. Best to see your doctor for an examination to determine the cause and receive proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too much sun?: The eyes have visual pigment that responds to color. Some are born with defective pigment and can not detect red or green. More common the pigment is bleached out due to too much exposure to light - especially sunlight. If you have been exercising too much in the bright sun you may become dehydrated and also find it difficult to see colors. Cooling off, liquids, rest, and dim light are needed. ...Read more
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