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What does it mean when you have yellow around the eye balls?

What does it mean when you have yellow around the eye balls?

Yellow eyes: This usually means or implies liver disease primary or secondary. You need to see your primary doctor asap. ...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?

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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What does it mean when you have a little bit of yellow in the white part of your eyes?

Pinguecula: You are probably seeing a normal growth called the pinguecula. These are located next to the cornea (the colored part of the eye), on the nasal and lateral side. They are the eye's callous like the thickening on the palms which protects the eye from wind, dust and irritants. Almost all people have them but they vary in size and thickness. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the white of your eye is yellow? Liver problems?

What does it mean when the white of your eye is yellow? Liver problems?

Maybe: Yellowing of the eyes could be a sign of jaundice. Liver problems can cause this. Other medical issues can cause it as well. You should be evaluated by a doctor. ...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 does it mean when your eye is yellow?

What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

Several possible: Causes, ranging from normal variant to pinguecula to jaundice. Consider an exam if this is a sudden new finding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if eye whites are yellow?

What does it mean if eye whites are yellow?

Possible liver issue: If this is new onset and especially if you feel ill, you should see your primary md asap or possibly even go to the er. This may mean your liver is failing or that you have hepatitis. If this is longstanding issue and you are a darkly pigmented person, it may be within the normal range. ...Read more

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What means if yellow stuff in my eye when I wake up?

What means if yellow stuff in my eye when I wake up?

Dried tears: Dried mucous is quite common in the mornings. It's most common in the corners of the eyes, but can crust on the lids if you are having an eye infection or allergies. If you are having a lot of this, you may need to use some eye treatment before bedtime. Talk to your eye doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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What does it mean if some of my eye has gone yellow?

What does it mean if some of my eye has gone yellow?

Possible liver prob: If the whies of the eyes are now yellow, you may have jaundice which is due to liver malfunction. If you see yellow only next to the cornea on the inside or ouitside of the colored part of the eye, it may be a normal structure called a pingueculum. Check with your ophthalmologist if you are not sure. ...Read more

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What does having reddish, yellow eyes and yellow palms mean?

What does having reddish, yellow eyes and yellow palms mean?

Jaundice: Yellow skin and eyes can be a serious sign of biliary disease. Scleral icterus is the official term used to describe yellow eyes. A consultation is strongly recommended! ...Read more

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What does it mean when the background of your eye is yellow looking?

What does it mean when the background of your eye is yellow looking?

Depends: The normally white part of the eye turns yellow due to increase in bilirubin (a breakdown product of hemoglobin metabolism) which stain the conjunctiva (membrane covering the white of the eye). This is most commonly related to liver disease and should prompt a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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My 10 yr old daughters eyes are yellow. Does this mean she is defficient?

My 10 yr old daughters eyes are yellow. Does this mean she is defficient?

Not Normal: The yellow appearance of the white of the eye is known as jaundice, and is a worrisome sign for liver or hematologic (blood) problems. Bring her to the doctor asap for an complete examination. ...Read more

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What does mean when your eyes turn yellow?

What does mean when your eyes turn yellow?

Jaundice: If the whites of your eyes have turned yellow, it is possible that you have elevated levels of bilirubin in your blood. See a doctor soon, as this is a serious medical problem. ...Read more

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What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

Jaundice: Elevation of bilirubin can cause yellowing of the whites of the eyes. This could be a sign of liver disease, mono or hemolytic anemia or a condition called gilbert's syndrome. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eyes are yellow?

What does it mean when your eyes are yellow?

Jaundice/ icterus: If the whites of the eyes turn yellow - this is called jaundice and can be related to a number of health conditions. This warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the irises ofv the eyes turn yellow?

What does it mean when the irises ofv the eyes turn yellow?

Acute jaundice: Jaundice is usually due to deposition of bilirubin in the whites of the eyes. Bilirubin is the breakdown product of hemoglobin, which is found in red blood cells. It is usually cleared in the body by the liver, and jaundice of the whites of the eyes is often the first sign of a liver problem. If you have this symptom, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean to have yellow in my eyes?

Yellow eyes: This may be associated with a liver abnormality. Please see your doc asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the whites of someone's eyes are yellow?

What does it mean if the whites of someone's eyes are yellow?

Can mean liver: Disease or damage. See your primary care doctor for testing. ...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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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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If the whites of your eyes turn dark yellow, what does it mean?

Liver disease: Yellow sclera (the whites of your eyes) is called icterus which is an eye-specific form of jaundice. Jaundice is a result of elevated bilirubin which is caused by either liver disease or blockage of the hepato-biliary system (gallbladder, common bile duct, liver, and hepatic ducts). There are many causes of this. You should get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean to have yellow eye lids and dark purple color under your eyes?

What does it mean to have yellow eye lids and dark purple color under your eyes?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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There's yellow rings around my eyes. I have so symptoms- what could this mean (fatty liver disease, etc.)?

There's yellow rings around my eyes. I have so symptoms- what could this mean (fatty liver disease, etc.)?

A few thoughts: Is it new? If within the sclera/whites of the eye: could be pinguecula. If within iris: could be sign of Wilson's disease. Around the eyes could be a sign of swelling (allergy, kidney problems, medication side effects etc.). Diffuse scleral yellowing or skin yellowing could be several liver abnormalities, pancreatic disease, or blood disorder involving red cells or platelets. ...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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If eyes and skin is light yellow colour. Does it mean jaundice?

If eyes and skin is light yellow colour. Does it mean jaundice?

Possibly: Those are all classic signs of jaundice and should be checked. ...Read more

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

What's 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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Everytime I get the flu my vision turns yellow. I don't mean that my eyes turn yellow, I mean that all I see has a yellow tone, ithappens near the end?

Everytime I get the flu my vision turns yellow. I don't mean that my eyes turn yellow, I mean that all I see has a yellow tone, ithappens near the end?

Can't say: This might be something to ask your ophthalmologist. Certain medications can cause yellow vision and it might be what you take for the flu rather than the flu itself ...Read more

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My eyes sometimes turn to yellow and recently my blood pressure and heartbeat rise, plus my weight reduce 5 kg in a month, what is these symptoms mean?

See doc: See your primary doctor for a complete work up. Also see eye doctor to look for eye problems such as yellowing from liver diesease. ...Read more

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Does having yellow eyes or skin mean you have jaundice?

Most likely: These findings require medical evaluation, though other things can cause it need to rule out jaundice with some simple blood tests. ...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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What does a yellow skin layer over the eye mean?

What does a yellow skin layer over the eye mean?

? xanthalasma: A picture is very valuable for this. Xanthalasma is a possible diagnosis. They Often occur in people of Asian or Mediterranean decent and are symptomless. They may be familial. They may or may not occur in individuals with high cholesterol. A visit to an Ophthalmologist is helpful for diagnosis. They can be removed if interested. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a yellow skin layer over the eye?

What does it mean to have a yellow skin layer over the eye?

A few things: A yellow discoloration of the white part of the eye could be due to sun damage. Another possibility is scleral icterus. This is when the bilirubin is high in the blood and it deposits in the tissues, including the eye. This is a serious medical sign because many bad diseases, including cancer, can cause this. ...Read more

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Slightly yellow eyes &when I breath in the lower right of my stomach feels like it tightens. Gag sometimes whn eating food Does this mean anything?

Slightly yellow eyes &when I breath in the lower right of my stomach feels like it tightens. Gag sometimes whn eating food Does this mean anything?

Yellow eyes: Yellow eyes with pain abdomen could mean jaundice secondary to liver problems or gall bladder. You would need blood test, and examination then start. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What do yellow bloodshot eyes mean (not due to alcoholism or smoking)?

What do yellow bloodshot eyes mean (not due to alcoholism or smoking)?

Liver: Whenever the white part of your eyes becomes yellow the liver must be checked. Besides alcoholism this can occur with infections or inflammation of the liver including the viruses like Hepatitis A, B, C. Get checked right away! ...Read more