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Jaundice (Definition)

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


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Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Why does jaundice turn your eyes and skin yellow?

Hyperbilirubinemia: Jaundice is yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood). Hyperbilirubinemia uusally related to liver disease or bile duct obstruction, can be seen in hepatitis and liver cancer. ...Read more

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Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

Why does liver and kidney failure lead to eyes turning yellow and skin jaundiced?

Bilirubin : Bilirubin will accumulate because the liver cannot metabolize it and the kidneys cannot excrete the bilirubin, hence the yellow jaundice. ...Read more

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Yellowing of skin and bags under eyes?

Yellowing of skin and bags under eyes?

Skin yellowing: Skin yellowing can occur in hepatitis (inflammation of the liver which may be due to viruses, autoimmune diseases, medications, and other), low thyroid function, certain types of anemia and a number of other conditions. Bags under eyes can occur in a number of conditions as well. Please see your doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation and blood work. This needs a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can yellow eyes and dark urine be a sign of jaundice?

Can yellow eyes and dark urine be a sign of jaundice?

Yes: Certainly the presence of yellow eyes and dark urine are suggestive, but not diagnostic of, jaundice. Anyone having these findings should quickly seek medical evaluation to identify the possible causes. ...Read more

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Yellow urine and yellowish eyes what they indicate?

Yellow urine and yellowish eyes what they indicate?

Liver problem: Yellow urine is normal. If it is very yellow you probably need to drink more water. Yellow eyes is another issue. If the white part of your eyes is yellow you may have liver disease. You need blood tests done as soon as possible and maybe a liver ultrasound. ...Read more

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Medication for dry eyes and yellowish color?

Medication for dry eyes and yellowish color?

Tears: Dry eye disease is treated with artificial tear supplementation, humidifier to increase the ambient humidity, omega 3 supplementation , and possible pharamcologic intervention, ie. Restasis. ...Read more

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How advanced is cirrhosis when skin and eyes are yellow?

How advanced is cirrhosis when skin and eyes are yellow?

Very advanced: If your eye is yellow the bilirubin is not that high and liver disease may be mild. It even is seen in hereditary anemias without liver disease. But if your skin is also yellow then the bilirubin is very high and liver disease is advanced. Must see your GI specialist. ...Read more

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Yellowish skin on and off and slightly yellow/dark sclera. What do these symptoms indicate?

Yellowish skin on and off and slightly yellow/dark sclera. What do these symptoms indicate?

Time for an eye exam: Yellow on the white of the eyes can be related to several conditions. If it appears gelatinous and near the clear cornea, it may be a pingueculum or pterygium. These conditions are caused by sun exposure, and may be removed surgically. If the entire white of the eye is yellow, this is jaundice and can be related to liver problems. It is best to get both a general medical and eye examination. ...Read more

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What can cause areflexia, dark urine, fatigue, rash on scalp, mild depression, slight yellowing of eyes with normal TSH and normal bilirubin and iron?

What can cause areflexia, dark urine, fatigue, rash on scalp, mild depression, slight yellowing of eyes with normal TSH and normal bilirubin and iron?

Liver issues: Please make an appointment with your physician for evaluation of liver function and screening for hepatitis and and an ultrasound to rule out liver and gallbladder disease.. Serious symptoms which require examination and testing. ...Read more

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Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Can eye contacts cause red and itchy eyes with white discharge?

Yes, others can too: While this can signify an infection associated with contact lens overwear, a red, itchy eye with whitish discharge is quite consistent with allergies. Cool compressed, artificial tears, otc allergy drops such as zaditor (ketotifen) or alaway or prescription drops such as Pataday are all effective means of treating this. ...Read more

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Can yellow eyes and skin be a symptom of alcoholic hepatitis?

Yes: If the white areas of the eyes are yellow or the skin is yellow, you need to urgently see a gastroenterologist. You may have hepatitis, alcoholic or otherwise, or something even worse. ...Read more

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Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort.Itchy skin?

Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort.Itchy skin?

Yellow: The cause can be something as simple as eating a lot of foods high in vitamin a (carrots, yellow peppers) or as serious as hepatitis or liver cancer. See your doctor for an evaluation of your liver. ...Read more

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Yellow in the white of the eyes and dark urine. Is this jaundice or hepatitis?

Yellow in the white of the eyes and dark urine. Is this jaundice or hepatitis?

YES: The symptoms you describe are consistant with a liver disease such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, biliary obstruction or cholangitis. Stop drinking alcohol and see your doctor. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing itchy eyes, watery eyes and discharge or mucus in eyes. And they are red ?

My Son is experiencing  itchy eyes, watery eyes and discharge or mucus in eyes. And they are red 

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Ophthalmologist: An eye Dr will help him. For antihistamine, use a non-sedating one: Allegra, Claritin, Zyrtec. Generics are the same except cost less. Ketotifen and other eye drops are effective. Allergy shots may help, but involve numerous shots over a long time. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Yellow Eyes And Skin (Definition)

Jaundice is a yellow color in the skin, mucus membranes, or eyes. The yellow pigment is from bilirubin, a byproduct of the breakdown of old red blood cells. Jaundice is also a ...Read more


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Yellow Skin (Definition)

Jaundice = yellowing of skin & eyes due ...Read more