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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 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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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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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?

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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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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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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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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