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What causes the whites of eyes to turn yellow?

What causes the whites of eyes to turn yellow?

increased bilirubin: There are multiple causes for increased serum bilirubin. Major ones are a. Hereditary hemolytic anemias. B. Liver disease. See your primary care dr. ...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 causes the white part of the eyes to turn yellow and blurred vision?

What causes the white part of the eyes to  turn  yellow  and  blurred vision?

Depends: Seek medical attention. Diseases of the liver, resulting in high levels of bilirubin, causes the whites of the eye to appear yellow. Your skin may also be yellow (jaundice). Blurred vision can be a result of the systemic effects of diseases of the liver. Your doctor will be able to determine if you need treatment. ...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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What causes the iris to turn yellow?

What causes the iris to turn yellow?

None: There is no condition that causes the iris or colored part of the eye to turn yellow. However, the sclera, or white coat of the eye can become yellow due to liver problems. Seek out medical help is this is you. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause the whites of my eyes to turn a greyish blue?

What can cause the whites of my eyes to turn a greyish blue?

Thinning of sclera: When the white of the eye(sclera) gets thin then the uveal tissue the inner lining of retina show through as a gray blue color. Sclera can get thin near eye muscle insertion with age or with autoimmune disease secondary to an inflammation. Pls consult an ophthalmologist for an eye exam. ...Read more

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What could cause the whites of your eyes to turn a brownish yellow colour?

What could cause the whites of your eyes to turn a brownish yellow colour?

Pigment changes: There are several causes of color changes in the white of the eyes. Most commonly, there is a slow yellowing that can occur with time. As well, increase in the size of small blood vessels can dull the white appearance. Rarely, jaundice and other diseases can affect the white of the eye. Any change in the eyes' color should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the whites of your eyes to turn yellow and how is it treated?

What causes the whites of your eyes to turn yellow and how is it treated?

See below: Could be scleral icterus: a manifestation of jaundice. High blood levels of bilirubin due to liver or biliary disease can cause this. The underlying cause must be treated to clear the eyes. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

Jaundice: Elevation of bilirubin can cause yellowing of the whites of the eyes. This could be a sign of liver disease, mono or hemolytic anemia or a condition called gilbert's syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sclera to turn black?

What are the causes of a sclera to turn black?

Abnormal: The most dangerous thing would be melanoma. This deadly cancer can cause the sclera to turn black. ...Read more

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What causes the whites of your eyes to be a lillte yellow?

What causes the whites of your eyes to be a lillte yellow?

Could be jaundice.: The entire white of both eyes being yellow is a sign of jaundice due to liver function abnormalities. The most common cause of this a a hereditary absence of a liver enzyme causing mild elevation of the serum bilirubin. Other causes include hepatitis. You should be checked. ...Read more

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What could possibly be the cause of the whites of my eyes turning blue?

What could possibly be the cause of the whites of my eyes turning blue?

Thinning sclera: This can be genetic or develop as a result of eye conditions later in life. You may have a genetic problem that is also related to other connective tissue diseases like the bone, or rheumatologic disease like rhematoid arthritis or have developed this as a result of injury/infection. The sclera can appear blue when it gets thinner & needs to be evaluated by an eye md (ophthalmologist) asap. ...Read more

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What can cause the whites of my eyeballs to become blue?

Blue sclera: There is a wide number of conditions associated with blue sclera. This includes collagen defects, such as Ehlers-Danios syndrome, to taking medications such as amiodarone. This is not normal and you should see an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What organ of the body causes the feces to turn brown or yellow?

What organ of the body causes the feces to turn brown or yellow?

Several organs: The brown color is the result of the digestive action of the intestines, coupled with the bile salts and bile acids produced by the liver and transmitted through the bile duct and gallbladder. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a blind eye to turn white?

What are the causes of a blind eye to turn white?

Corneal edema: There are a couple of possibilities, but most likely you are seeing a swollen cornea which is no longer clear and therefore obscuring the view through it to the colored part of the eye (iris). This makes it look white. Other possible reasons are a mature (white) cataract or calcium covering the surface of the eye. ...Read more

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If the whites of your eyes turn dark yellow, what does it mean?

Liver disease: Yellow sclera (the whites of your eyes) is called icterus which is an eye-specific form of jaundice. Jaundice is a result of elevated bilirubin which is caused by either liver disease or blockage of the hepato-biliary system (gallbladder, common bile duct, liver, and hepatic ducts). There are many causes of this. You should get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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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