Doctor insights on:
It doesn't : The yellow discoloration is just more visible against the white back drop of the sclera. ...Read more
Jaundice is also known as Yellow Eyes And Skin. 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
On today's blood test, hemolysis and lipemia were 'NEGATIVE" but ICTERUS 1+. What could this (icterus 1+) mean? CBC normal, bilirubin normal (13).
Felt sick month ago. found elevated ferratin and billirubin. ab ultrasound ok. Still feel horrible today. blood test now normal except slight icterus. extreme fatigue. pain below navel&lower back. ???
Jaundice: Jaundice occurs due to build-up of bilirubin which turns skin yellow. Can happen from biliary problem (liver, gall bladder, pancreas disease) or bursting red blood cells (hemolytic anemia). Sometimes, first sign of jaundice is scleral icterus (yellowing of whites of eyes). I imagine that is what is referred to as "white jaundice" which, to my knowledge, is not an official medical term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause & effect: Hepatitis is one of several causes of jaundice which is a yellowish discoloration of skin & eyes (aka icterus) from excess bilirubin, a breakdown product of red blood cells. Check out http://www.webmd.com/children/digestive-diseases-jaundice & http://www.emedicinehealth.com/jaundice/article_em.htm for more info. ...Read more
Unlikely an issue: About 1/3 of newborns have neonatal jaundice to some degree, peaking around day 4 and gradually declining. Some have jaundice enough to require phototherapy (lights) and rarely some require transfusions. As long as they receive proper therapy if needed, there is rarely if ever any long term effect on the kid or adult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My family member lives in Africa and she has had yellow eyes for a long time could liver dis. Or jaundice be a possibility. Any eye drop recommended?
Find the cause: Jaundice is due to accumulation of bilirubin that turns the skin/ conjunctiva yellow, it can be due to excessive breakdown of red blood cells ( sickle cell anemia), liver disease, blockage of the bile ducts, pancreatic disease, gall bladder disease etc..., treating the cause will lower the excess bilirubin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Causes of scleral icterus
- Causes of tetanus neonatorum
- List of tetanus neonatorum symptoms
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Scleral icterus
- Mild tetanus neonatorum
- Natural cures for tetanus neonatorum
- How to prevent tetanus neonatorum?
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online