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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 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 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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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 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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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 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?

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