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What Causes Yellow Eye Color Or Jaundice In Sickle Cell Patients
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
I have sickle cell and I am jaundice with notable yellow eyes. Is there any way I can change this because it really affects my confidence.
Sickle cell anemia? I am anemic duno the type. I see jaundice sometms. Not in eye. Meditrainian backr. Priods of stress and hypractvty. Ill + s/s thks
Anemia: Sickle cell is exclusively in blacks and if severe would have manifested from early childhood. A simple hemoglobin electrophoresis should tell you if you have any genetic defect. Otherwise, there are other types of anemia that are way more common - iron deficiency, hemorrhagic, aplastic, b12/folic acid deficiency, anemia of chronic disease etc. ...Read more
Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.
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
How likely is jaundice the cause of slight yellow discolouration of skin in certain areas if whites of eyes remain bright white? Thanks.
My mom had severe COPD. Noticed the whites of her eyes are yellow (no other signs of jaundice). Possible cause due to COPD? Action recommended?
This is a genetic disorder in which hemoglobin is abnormally made., more common in people of african descent. This abnormality causes red blood cells to become stiff and fall apart. This can cause very specific symptoms: pain, pneumonias, strokes, spleen problems, and many other problems. Some have mild disease, some ...Read more
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