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What could be the reason for the white part of your eye looking yellow?

What could be the reason for the white part of your eye looking yellow?

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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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 will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

This : This is mostly likely a pinqueculum which can occur because of dryness or the effect of uv light from the sun. It is not a reason for concern, but wearing uv protective sunglasses and using tears four times a day should prevent it from worsening. ...Read more

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I know someone with yellow where the white of your eyes are and a white halo right above the pupil. What could that be?

I know someone with yellow where the white of your eyes are and a white halo right above the pupil. What could that be?

Jaundice!: When there is a high level of blood bilirubin, then the sclera changes color to a yellow tone ( jaundice). The cornea which is a clear dome in front of the colored part of the (iris) acts as a sponge & picks up material such as cholesterol over the years and develops a whitish ring called "arcus sinilius" which is also benign. In a young person it may be sign of very high cholesterol. Get checke. ...Read more

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What can be done about the whites of your eyes turning yellow?

What can be done about  the whites of your eyes turning yellow?

Eyes turning yellow: If both eyes are turning yellow, you need to see your doctor to check your liver. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a spot on the white part of my eyeball (unsure of the name for the white part of the eye) cont. Below?

What to do if I have a spot on the white part of my eyeball (unsure of the name for the white part of the eye) cont. Below?

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. Sometimes you do not notice them until there is inflammation causing a red background making the white spot(s) more noticeable. ...Read more

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The visible part of my eyes is yellowish while the part covered with the eyelids are white. Is this a symptom of liver problem?

Possible jaundice: If any part of the white of your eyes looks yellow, you should see a doctor, since this may be evidence of a liver problem. ...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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Is there any treatment to make the white part of my eyes whiter?

Is there any treatment to make the white part of my eyes whiter?

Eye blood vessels: Gradually become more prominent as we age. They are affected by environmental factors such as smoking, sunlight exposure, dry eyes, the type of work you do, etc. There are some "get the red out" drops which will temporarily shrink the vessels, but these are not supposed to be used on a regular basis. Try changing your habits to help reduce the size of these vessels. ...Read more

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What would cause the white part on half the eyeball to be extremely red?

If painless: Its just a broken blood vessel. If painful, could be a long list that requires attention. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

Can be normal: Darker-skinned people often have areas of pigmentation on their conjunctiva (clear vascular layer over the white). This is normal. You may also have a benign area of degeneration called a pinguecula, which can be caused by sun, dust, and wind. Malignant brown spots on the white of the eye are rare and are usually found in patients much older than you, but if in doubt, get it checked out. ...Read more

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What could be causing the gray-ish/black spot on the white of my eye?

What could be causing the gray-ish/black spot on the white of my eye?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can there be some treatment to make the white part of my eyes whiter?

Can there be some treatment to make the white part of my eyes whiter?

Lubricate!: You can try lubricating the eyes with artificial tears one drop 3-4 times a day and taking oral omega 3's like evoa dry eye supplements to stimulate more and better tear production. This will work if they are red due to dryness. Some people just do not have as white as eyes as others. There is nothing you can do to change this that I am aware of. Could be more serious, if this does not help. ...Read more

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What condition is it when there's redness in your eye and there's some kind of white spot in the sclera?

What condition is it when there's redness in your eye and there's some kind of white spot in the sclera?

Pingueculum: The pingueculum is a normal structure the eye makes for protection at the open space on either side of the corneal. It is poorly vascularized, so when the eye gets red for any reason, it stands out because it looks pale compared to the redness around it. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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What do the brown things in the white part pf your eye mean?

What do the brown things in the white part pf your eye mean?

Brown spots: Brown spots on white of eye can be due to: freckle (nevus; genetic changes; pigment where blood vessel enters white part of eye); elevated brown/red things: pinguecula or pterygium (due to long term sun exposure; usually elevated, starting to grow onto cornea); see an eyemd if any concerns. ...Read more

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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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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

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What it mean when the white part of your eye swells over the colored part?

Allergic reaction: Most likely problem for sudden painless swelling of conjunctiva with itching is an immediate allergic hypersensitivity reaction. Can be rx'd with otc zaditor (ketotifen) for eye allergy. If sx's persist or if visual loss or pain, you should seek out urgent eye care physician to assess. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for the white part of your eye looking yellow?

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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My cousin has sickle cell and here eyes are yellow for that reason. Is that correct?

My cousin has sickle cell and here eyes are yellow for that reason. Is that correct?

Yes: Sickle cell is caused by a change in the hemoglobin that causes it to break down. The hemoglobin is metabolized into a yellow pigment known as bilirubin. If his skin was white it would also color the skin and we would call that jaundice. ...Read more

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There are some yellow spots in my eyes?And my eye sight is weak........What is the reason of yellow spot in my eye?

Pinguecula: Yellow spots on the white part of the eye can be due to: pinguecula (most common: due to sun exposure), nevus (a pigmentation like a freckle), nodule (due to an autoimmune condition and is rare), vitamin deficiency (rare). An eyemd can look under the microscope diagnose and give you peace of mind. Weak eye sight: likely need glasses. If any eye pain, see eyemd asap. Best regards. ...Read more

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Can there be a reason besides jaundice for yellow eyes?

Can there be a reason besides jaundice for yellow eyes?

Yes: The yellow color that is on the sclera (white part) near the iris (colored part) is a normal aging growth called a pinguecula. ...Read more

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When i sneeze, the yellow cough comes from nose with some blood. My right eye also pain little bit. What is the reason ? Is this sinus ? How to cure ?

When i sneeze, the yellow cough comes from nose with some blood. My right eye also pain little bit. What is the reason ? Is this sinus ? How to cure ?

Yellow mucus & eye: You should have your ENT or primary doctor examine you. Nasal congestion from a cold or allergic nasal irritation, as well as a bacterial infection, can all lead to the production of mucus that is yellow in color. Eye pain may be unrelated and may be due to pressure created across your eye when you sneeze. Your doctor or ENT should be able to see what the issue is and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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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

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Is it normal for your white part of your eye to yellow when healing from pink eye?

Is it normal for your white part of your eye to yellow when healing from pink eye?

No: The appearenceof yellow in your eyes msy be an indicator of jaundice. An immediate visit to your doctor is in order to check out your liverfor the causeof yellow eyes. ...Read more

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There are little yellow spots around the outer part of my eye. What could it be?

Could be sun damage: It could be a sun damaged tissue which is called pinguecula. The sun causes degeneration of the conjunctival collagen that will lead to wedged shape yellow/white changes. Please use uv protection by wearing good uv coated sun glasses. ...Read more

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What will cause the white of your eye to get a yellow film the corner of the eye has a patch of yellow on the white part of the eye it looks like you could wipe it away but you cant

This : This is mostly likely a pinqueculum which can occur because of dryness or the effect of uv light from the sun. It is not a reason for concern, but wearing uv protective sunglasses and using tears four times a day should prevent it from worsening. ...Read more

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I am a type 2 diabetic and noticed the white part of my eyes are yellow. Could this be related

I am a type 2 diabetic and noticed the white part of my eyes are yellow. Could this  be related

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your eyes hurt to look around and they are a little yellow in the white part of my eye?

Depends: Eye pain with movement can be due to any number of problems including cellulitis, optic neuritis, dry eye. If this is something that persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, it is important to have an ophthalmologist look at your eyes. If the sclera appear yellow, this could possibly be a pinguecula (small growth at 3 or 9 o'clock looking at your eye) or a sign of liver problems. ...Read more

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The white part of my boyfriend eye s turning yellow were been dqting for q year.Its always been yellow but it seems to be getting darker?

The white part of my boyfriend eye s turning yellow were been dqting for q year.Its always been yellow but it seems to be getting darker?

Get it checked out: Yellowing of the white part of the eye can sometimes be associated with liver problems. Please have your boyfriend see a medical doctor soon and good luck. ...Read more

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Why is the white part of my eye yellow & the tissue surrounding it is brown instead of bright pink? I've always wondered. Been that way for years.

Gilbert disease?: Check your liver function test there is a harmless genetic condition called Gilbert syndrome when bilirubin is raised Nearly a quarter of a million people in the United States have it ! ...Read more

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I have yellow like thing in the white part of my eye and at the surrounding of the black part of my eye. I am scared, tell me what to do ! Thank you.

I have yellow like thing in the white part of my eye and at the surrounding of the black part of my eye. I am scared,  tell me what to do ! Thank you.

Pinguecula: This is almost certainly a pinguecula. This is an elastic and fatty deposit which can occur medially and laterally to the pupil (9 o;clock and 3 o'clock) and is a protective callus which the eye grows as a normal structure. If this fits and you have no redness, no vision change, no discharge, then you will be fine. If not, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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White part of my eye turning a faint yellow colour, why?

White part of my eye turning a faint yellow colour, why?

Iiver disease: This could be a manifestation of liver disease cause icterus. I recommend seeing a doctor as soon as possible. ...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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How come my outter part of my eyes have been a darkish yellow every since i was born but the doctors say i don't have no liver problems or juandice?

How come my outter part of my eyes have been a darkish yellow every since i was born but the doctors say i don't have no liver problems or juandice?

Eye/sclera pigment: The white part of the eyes sometimes have a yellow or brown pigmentation. In older patients, it can be due to sun exposure (pinguecula) or increased scleral pigmentation. Have your eyemd take a look to see if it is a nevus on the conjunctival or increased scleral pigmentation like pam: primary acquired melanosis, and other conditions. ...Read more