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What do yellow eyes mean?

What do yellow eyes mean?

Jaundice: Yellow eyes usually mean one has jaundice: can be due to liver issues, general disease or nutrition concerns.

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Yellow Eyes (Definition)

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What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

Not good: This is a sign of elevated bilirubin in the blood which is usually caused by any number of liver diseases. You should get this checked out asap. Yellow eyes is called icterus which is analagous to yellow skin (jaundice).

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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!

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Does having yellow eyes or skin mean you have jaundice?

Most likely: These findings require medical evaluation, though other things can cause it need to rule out jaundice with some simple blood tests.

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I took my daughter to the ER for yellow eyes, they said her red blood cells. May be rupturing. What does this mean and should we be concerned?

I took my daughter to the ER for yellow eyes, they said her red blood cells. May be rupturing. What does this mean and should we be concerned?

See your doctor...: There are many causes of hemolysis, both intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic causes are generally divided into hemoglobinopathies, enzymopathies and membranopathies, where red cell destruction is favored by the given abnormality and can be exacerbated by many and varied triggers. Extrinsic causes are often immune-mediated or mechanical. Treatments vary depending on cause. May see a hematologist.

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What causes yellow eyes?

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.

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Why do I have yellow eyes?

Could be liver: I'll defer to my physician colleagues, but commonly liver problems can cause this. Seek medical consultation and get lab work done.

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What causes of yellow eyes?

What causes of yellow eyes?

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!

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How to make yellow eyes white?

How to make yellow eyes white?

Examination: There are many causes of discoloration of the eye. Some of them are treatable and some are not. See your eye care provider for an evaluation and potential treatment.

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I have yellow eyes what I have to do?

I have yellow eyes what I have to do?

Yellow eyes: Please send us photo. It could be jaundice or very noticeable pingueculas or pterygium: the work up for each is very different. If Jaundice, you need to have liver function tests, check for hepatitis & urine test for bilirubin, which indicates that conjugated hyperbilirubinemia is present. See eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com for full work up list. Consult with us first to see which you have.

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Will my yellow eyes ever go back to white?

Will my yellow eyes ever go back to white?

Depends: If they are yellow because of jaundice from liver disease once liver disease is resolved they go back to white. If it is from a congenital anemia like thalasemia then it will stay the same. You also may be referring to pinguecula that is next to cornea which if inflamed can be treated to become less evident.

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That drug that will make a yellow eyes white?

That drug that will make a yellow eyes white?

None: There is no drug that will whiten yellow eyes. You must first find out why they are yellow and then treat the underlying problem.

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Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Yes, for infants: In most cases, the jaundice in infants improves within 1 to 2 weeks. It is usually physiological (natural). Using "bili tool", as a guide, the infant's jaundice can be treated with special lights, if the jaundice level is high (bilirubin blood test). Every infant discharged home within 72 hours of age needs to be reevaluated for jaundice within 48 hours--> the current standard of care and safe.

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Is it possible for a child to have yellow eyes?

Yes: If the white portion of a childs eyes become yellow this suggests the presence of jaundice or elevated bilirubin. If this is present you should see your doctor immediately.

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Please advise if it's normal to have yellow eyes?

Please advise if it's normal to have yellow eyes?

Scleral Icteris: Yellowing of the whites of the eyes is not normal. Liver disease causes a higher concentration of bilirubin in the blood causing the color change. It they look like circular deposits it can be high concentration of cholesterol that has deposited around the eye. It is advisable to stay away from alcohol and try to modify diet to low cholesterol.

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I have yellow eyes I don't know why. What could it be?

Get it evaluated NOW: If the white parts of the eye have become yellow, it may do secondary to liver disease (jaundice). See your doctor asap for an evaluation.

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Is it possible for someone to have naturally yellow eyes?

No: A person can have "off white" eyes but not yellow. This needs to be examined for systemic causes.

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Is it normal for my 1 mos old to have yellow eyes, what should I do?

Is it normal for my 1 mos old to have yellow eyes, what should I do?

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).

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