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What should I do if one of my babies eyes is yellow?

What should I do if one of my babies eyes is yellow?

Same as for 2: Many babies will have a transient yellowing in the white of their eyes the first week after birth as their body learns to metabolize bilirubin. If this is what you are seeing & it is worsening, the baby needs to be evaluated. If your baby is older & the yellow is new, the baby needs to be seen to see what the problem is. ...Read more

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Will a babies yellow eyes ever get better or is there a medication I can buy to fix it?

Will a babies yellow eyes ever get better or is there a medication I can buy to fix it?

Find out why 1st: Many babies will have a transient yellowing in the white of their eyes the first week after birth as their body learns to metabolize bilirubin. If this is what you are seeing & it is worsening, the baby needs to be evaluated. If your baby is older & the yellow is new, the baby needs to be seen to see what the problem is. ...Read more

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My eyes are yellow! what does this mean?

My eyes are yellow! what does this mean?

Jaundice!: When the white of the eye start turning yellow, it is called jaundice. That is seen in patient with liver dysfunction. See you doctor for more definitive evaluation! ...Read more

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My eyes are turning yellow! :o? What does this mean?

My eyes are turning yellow! :o? What does this mean?

Jaundice: It could be nothing or it could be a sign of liver disease, jaundice. It warrants a visit to your primary care doctor first (not your eye doctor) ...Read more

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What do yellow eyes mean?

What do yellow eyes mean?

Jaundice: Yellow eyes usually mean one has jaundice: can be due to liver issues, general disease or nutrition concerns. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

Not good: This is a sign of elevated bilirubin in the blood which is usually caused by any number of liver diseases. You should get this checked out asap. Yellow eyes is called icterus which is analagous to yellow skin (jaundice). ...Read more

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My baby is 7days old and his eyes are yellow. Please wats happening? Hope it's not a serious issue?

My baby is 7days old and his eyes are yellow. Please wats happening? Hope it's not a serious issue?

Not uncommon: Neonatal jaundice occurs in some newborns; usually resolves with time or more rapidly with light therapy. Tends to develop because of 2 factors - breakdown of fetal hemoglobin as it is replaced w/ adult hemoglobin & the relatively immature liver metabolic pathways that can't conjugate & excrete bilirubin as quickly as an adult. Discuss with pediatrician for more reassurance. ...Read more

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My baby is 7days old and his eyes are yellow. Please wats happening? Hope it's not a serious issue?

My baby is 7days old and his eyes are yellow. Please wats happening? Hope it's not a serious issue?

Icterus: Take your baby to the doctor immediately. This is jaundice and needs to be treated promptly at his age. ...Read more

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What does mean when your eyes turn yellow?

What does mean when your eyes turn yellow?

Scleral icterus: Yellowing of eye/skin is called jaundice because of the elevation of a substance called bilirubin. When your blood cells breakdown, some bilirubin is formed, but the liver is able to break it down..In case when liver can't, bilirubin increases and deposits everywhere, including eyes/skin, hence yellowing. It is a sign of liver/gallbladder problem and consult with doc is recommended.. Good luck.. ...Read more

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