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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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What is the cause of yellowed eyes?

What is the cause of yellowed eyes?

Seek out a doctor!: The yellowing of the eyes, or jaundice, is usually caused by a serious medical problem of the liver. Please see a medical doctor today. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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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 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 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 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. ...Read more

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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! ...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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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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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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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes the yellow deposits in the eyes of my 3 year old?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes the yellow deposits in the eyes of my 3 year old?

See eye doctor: To have the yellow deposits evaluated and get the correct answer. Vision is too important for guessing. ...Read more

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What could cause yellow slightly raised spots to form on the whites of my eyes and remain there for the past 3 months?

What could cause yellow slightly raised spots to form on the whites of my eyes and remain there for the past 3 months?

Pinguecula: These are likely pinguecula. They are the likely result of exposure to sun, wind, and dust over time.
They typically form on the "white" of the eye between the two eyelids. Please wear sunglasses.
Eye drops can be used if they become irritated.

obviously an eye exam is needed to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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Not the white of his eyes, but the color of my bfs eyes are turning yellow. Anyone have any idea what could cause this?

Not the white of his eyes, but the color of my bfs eyes are turning yellow. Anyone have any idea what could cause this?

Jaundice: Send a photo to confirm but is may be Jaundice which can be due to multiple issues like liver issues, hepatitis. Consult with us to help him better. ...Read more

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I have had yellow eyes for the past approx 3 months. I have had bloodwork done and all came back ok. What could be the cause?

Liver disease: If it is not jaundice, it may be caroteinemia- eating too much of pigmented food like carrots.
What is the colour of your urine? ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause liver issues as like slight yellowing of the eyes very light. Or pain near or on the liver? Pls help a little worried.

Can endometriosis cause liver issues as like slight yellowing of the eyes very light. Or pain near or on the liver? Pls help a little worried.

Not Jaundice: If you are having yellowish discoloration of skin and eye; get examined. It can be from Alcohol, medicine like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) viral infection etc. Not from Endimetriosis ...Read more

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What causes yellowing of eyes that is not jaundice or pinguecula?

What causes yellowing of eyes that is not jaundice or pinguecula?

A few suggestions: Those would be two major causes but if there is a resolving hemorrhage, then sometimes the blood can go from red to yellow before disappearing. Alternatively, people with light freckles or normal pigmentation (from having dark skin) can have a yellowish looking eye, as well. ...Read more

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What could cause yellowing of the skin around my eyes?

What could cause yellowing of the skin around my eyes?

Jaundice/Icterus: 44 year old female asks What could cause yellowing of the skin around my eyes Yellowing of skin & white of the eye is called Jaundice/ Icterus and is due to too much Bilirubin circulating in the body resultant from Liver Inflammation/ Infection &/ or Obstruction of the ducts that send bile into the Digestive tract from the liver or Gall Bladder. Can also be from too much Red Blood Cell breakdown. ...Read more