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The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

Blue Sclera: If the white of your eyes is turning blue you need to consult your medical doctor as there are few medical conditions in which sclera turns blue and you need to be evaluated for that. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are yellowish?

What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are yellowish?

Is it new?: For some folks, this is natural. If it is new, and most easily seen in sunlight, it's likely to be jaundice. This in turn can be caused by something as simple as someone with gilbert's trait missing two meals, or running a triathlon. Or it can be serious. If it persists x 2 weeks or other symptoms pop up, a physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are gray or lite blue?

What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are gray or lite blue?

Blue sclera: The most common reason the whites of your eyes (sclera) are blue is because there are areas of the sclera that are thinner than others. In those spots, the underlying pigmented tissue of the inside of the eye shows through and it gives those areas a bluish grey color. Rarely, these spots can be associated with eye problems, so if you're concerned or having other symptoms, then see your eye md. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the whites of someones eyes are yellow and brown?

What does it mean when the whites of someones eyes are yellow and brown?

Need more info: There are several causes for conjunctival pigmentations. Jaundice is seen as yellowing on the conjunctiva, but other conditions like pinguecula or melanosis can occur. An exam with an eye doctor can give you the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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The whites of my eyes seem to be a light brown/yellow in colour, bloodshot too. What could this mean? No yellow pigmentation of skin or pain however

The whites of my eyes seem to be a light brown/yellow in colour, bloodshot too. What could this mean? No yellow pigmentation of skin or pain however

Maybe normal: This may be what we call normal or physiologic. Pigmentation depends on a lot of different things. Sometimes we see yellow of the eyes in people who have liver problems. I'm uncertain this is what your problem is. You can discuss this with your physician . ...Read more

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Do more than usual red veins in whites of my eyes mean there is something wrong with my optic nerves?

Do more than usual red veins in whites of my eyes mean there is something wrong with my optic nerves?

No: No relationship between optic nerve and the vessels on the surface of the eyes in most cases. You may just have irritation on the surface---see an ophthalmologist for treatment. ...Read more

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What does if mean if the whites of my eyes have a musky pinkish hint of yellow tint with tiny red viens through them..Dark & bloodshot b4 visine.

What does if mean if the whites of my eyes have a musky pinkish hint of yellow tint with tiny red viens through them..Dark & bloodshot b4 visine.

Surface inflammation: Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid margin, and from benign vascular growths on the conjunctiva called pinguecula (can grow into the cornea then called a pterygium). You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exam. ...Read more

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Whats it mean when the whites of eyes are turning yellow, your clamey and really tired eyes turning yellow, clamey, no fever, and tired

Whats it mean when the whites of eyes are turning yellow, your clamey and really tired eyes turning yellow, clamey, no fever, and tired

Hello. : Hello. This is serious. The yellowing of your eyes is called jaundice. Having jaundice along with feeling clammy and tired is suggestive of a possible liver problem. Please get this evaluated promptly. Take care. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the whites of someone's eyes have a discoloration(not talking about pink-eye)?

Several things: Depending on the color, shape, size and location, there are several possible causes. Most commonly, yellow "fatty" appearing spots near the cornea (clear part covering the color of the eye) called pingueculae or pterygiae are caused by years of exposure to the elements (sunlight, high winds). Any newly-seen spots should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are turning yellow and you are dizzy and tired with a low fever?

What does it mean when the whites of your eyes are turning yellow and you are dizzy and tired with a low fever?

Scleral icterus: Most likely this means you have some sort of underlying liver problem that needs to be evaluated and properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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