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Why does the white part of your eye turn yellow?

Why does the white part of your eye turn yellow?

Yellow eyes: Yellowing of the eyes can be caused by chronic sunlight exposure. This causes degenerative changes in those parts of the white of the eye which are most exposed to the sun. If the eyes are diffusely yellow, then it could be caused by jaundice and should be evaluated by your medical doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the white part in your eye to turn yellow?

What causes the white part in your eye to turn yellow?

UV radiation: The yellow part is called pingecula. It can develop into a pterygium. ...Read more

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What are the causes of whites of your eye to turn yellow?

What are the causes of whites of your eye to turn yellow?

Jaundice?: Sometimes if the entire white part of your eye is turning yellow, this could be a sign of elevated bilirubin in your blood, and is related to many conditions affecting the liver and gallbladder. You will need to see your primary care md right away to check this with a simple blood test. If just small areas become yellowed, this can be elastotic degeneration, a sun exposure problem on the eye. ...Read more

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What are the causes of the iris of the eye to turn yellow?

What are the causes of the iris of the eye to turn yellow?

Depends: Are saying the actual iris inside the eye? Or the tissue around the iris on the surface of the eye. The iris is fixed in color and will not change unless there is severe internal inflammation or actual trauma. Yellowing around the iris can be a sign of hepatitis or other liver diseases. Check with your family doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What causes the tissue around the sclera of the eye to turn yellow?

What causes the tissue around the sclera of the eye to turn yellow?

High bilirubin: Yellow eyes (sclera icterus) are generally a sign of jaundice caused by a buildup of bilirubin in the blood. The build up could be due to serious diseases and conditions that cause liver damage or dysfunction, blockage of the bile ducts, gallbladder or pancreatic disease, stone or cancer. ...Read more

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Have yellow deposits in my eyes what could this be?

Have yellow deposits in my eyes what could this be?

Pinguecula: Due to sun uv exposure from childhood just about everyone gets changes of the collagen fibers near the cornea into elastic tissue which is yellowish. They are called pinguecula and by itself they are nothing to worry about. Protect your eyes with 100% uv block sun glasses so they do not get inflamed & progress to pterygium (growth over cornea). Get your eyes examined by an eye md every 4 years. ...Read more

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Why is the white in my eye yellow?

Why is the white in my eye yellow?

Yellow spot: If its just a yellow spot on your eyes it could just be a benign pingueculum. If both eyes are yellow all over then you should have liver function checked. ...Read more

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Could contipation cause yellow eyes?

Could contipation cause yellow eyes?

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

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How can I treat my red and yellow eyes?

How can I treat my red and yellow eyes?

See ophthalmologist: Before treatment can be started, a reason for your condition must be determined. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes yellow spots on the eyeball?

What causes yellow spots on the eyeball?

Pinguecula: These are normal structures on either side of the colored part of the eye. They are the eyes response to environmental wind, light and dust. Most subtle, but some can be quite large. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Why do some old people have yellow eyes?

Why do some old people have yellow eyes?

Yellow eyes: 1- jaundice: yellowing of the sclerae (whites of the eyes), resulting from bile (or its pigment bilirrubin). This indicates serious liver disease.
2-although not exactly yellow, the brown pigmentation of the eye may "spill" on the sclera or conjunctiva resulting in an almost yellow appearance.
3- I've seen pts calling "yellow" pingueculae (fleshy nodules in the conjunctiva, @ 3 & 9 o clock. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

Several possible: Causes, ranging from normal variant to pinguecula to jaundice. Consider an exam if this is a sudden new finding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if eye whites are yellow?

Possible liver issue: If this is new onset and especially if you feel ill, you should see your primary md asap or possibly even go to the er. This may mean your liver is failing or that you have hepatitis. If this is longstanding issue and you are a darkly pigmented person, it may be within the normal range. ...Read more

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Yellow tint under eyes, is it from hepatitis?

Yellow tint under eyes, is it from hepatitis?

May be: Liver disease is one of the causes of yellowish white part of the eye. Another cause is benign mild hereditary anemia. See your internist or family dr. ...Read more

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Yellow spots in both eyes near the white area?

Yellow spots in both eyes near the white area?

Pingueculum: These yellowish spots usually located at the 3 & 9 o'clock positions on the conjunctiva represent solar elastosis, changes that occur in the elastic tissues in the conj. Which occur by chronic sun, wind, dusty environmental conditions. Sunglasses, artificial tears will help protect your eyes during these dry irritation exposures. If particularly chronically irritated, they transform to pterygium. ...Read more

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What could cause yellow eyes besides hepatitis?

What could cause yellow eyes besides hepatitis?

Hemolysis, obstruct: Hemolysis (red blood cell destruction) can cause jaundice as can biliary obstruction from gallstones or pancreatic cancer. ...Read more

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Why is my face yellow. My eyes are still white.

Why is my face yellow. My eyes are still white.

Yellow skin: Yellowing of the skin can be related to consuming lots of carrots, squash, sweet potatoes or supplements containing carotene. Yellow skin and eyes are signs of jaundice, often associated with significant illness. If carrots are not the culprit, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a yellow blemish above my eye what is this?

I have a yellow blemish above my eye what is this?

Possibly fatty depos: If ths is in the eyelid skin its probably a fat deposit, one needs the exact location to be certain. ...Read more

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Can my eyes turn yellow from using to much visine?

Can my eyes turn yellow from using to much visine?

Jaundice: Visine does not cause yellow eyes. Diffuse yellowing of the whites of the eyes is known as jaundice and can be a sign of liver disease. See your medical doctor right away for a complete physical evaluation. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gall stones. Noticed yellow in eyes?

Diagnosed with gall stones. Noticed yellow in eyes?

Yellow jaundice: There might be a connection between your gallstones and your yellow eyes. If a stone gets stuck passing from gallbladder, and blocks up your biliary tree, you will develop yellow jaundice. There are some more ominous causes of your jaundice. Please get in to your doc. You need an evaluation and treatment, possibly surgery. ...Read more

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Why are both my eyes leaking greenish yellow stuff?

Why are both my eyes leaking greenish yellow stuff?

Conjunctivitis: Your description sounds like conjunctivitis. This could be due to many causes such as a virus, bacteria, allergies, dry eye, blepharitis, or other issues. ...Read more

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What means if yellow stuff in my eye when I wake up?

What means if yellow stuff in my eye when I wake up?

Dried tears: Dried mucous is quite common in the mornings. It's most common in the corners of the eyes, but can crust on the lids if you are having an eye infection or allergies. If you are having a lot of this, you may need to use some eye treatment before bedtime. Talk to your eye doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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What does it mean if some of my eye has gone yellow?

Possible liver prob: If the whies of the eyes are now yellow, you may have jaundice which is due to liver malfunction. If you see yellow only next to the cornea on the inside or ouitside of the colored part of the eye, it may be a normal structure called a pingueculum. Check with your ophthalmologist if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes slightly yellow after blepharoplasty?

Why are my eyes slightly yellow after blepharoplasty?

Bruising: As the bruising breaks down around the eyelid, the pigment of the bruise can change from a dark purple to a green to a slightly yellow appearance. This bruising can even track into the "white" of the eye. If it looks swollen, then it may be a fluid collection called chemosis. If so, this can last for several weeks or more. Talk to your doctor if does not go away after the first couple weeks. ...Read more

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Sinus problems and itchy, yellowing eyes, what is this?

Sinus problems and itchy, yellowing eyes, what is this?

Allergies: Sounds like you have allergies. You can try over the counter allergy meds by mouth and over the counter allergy drops for the itchy eyes. ...Read more

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Yellowing of white area of eyes. Feeling also very sore?

Yellowing of white area of eyes. Feeling also very sore?

Jaundice: Need to see your dr, as may be indicator of liver disease. Need a good exam and some blood work. ...Read more

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Is having yellow discoloration at the edge of my eye normal?

Is having yellow discoloration at the edge of my eye normal?

Yes: The yellow color that is on the sclera (white part) near the iris (colored part) is a normal aging growth called a pinguecula. ...Read more

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What does having reddish, yellow eyes and yellow palms mean?

What does having reddish, yellow eyes and yellow palms mean?

Jaundice: Yellow skin and eyes can be a serious sign of biliary disease. Scleral icterus is the official term used to describe yellow eyes. A consultation is strongly recommended! ...Read more

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