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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

Mild scarring: There is common yellowing from exposure, dryness, etc, and then there is more severe yellowing from liver disease. ...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