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Why do my eyes look yellow?

Why do my eyes look yellow?

Yellow eyes: A small patch of yellow that next the colored part is likely a pinguecula, a benign lesion caused by sun exposure. Overall yellow color to the white part of the eye may represent jaundice and needs to evaluated by a primary care physician as to the cause, some of which are life-threatening.

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Does weed make your eyes yellow?

Does weed make your eyes yellow?

Doubtful: Smoking in general causes ocular irritation and redness. Yellow coloration in the eyes is most seriously from liver disease (jaundice), but some people will get yellowish patches on the whites of their eyes called pinguecula, which are harmless. They mainly come from exposure to sunlight and wind and dust.

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What is the cause of yellowed eyes?

What is the cause of yellowed eyes?

Seek out a doctor!: The yellowing of the eyes, or jaundice, is usually caused by a serious medical problem of the liver. Please see a medical doctor today. Good luck and feel better.

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What can I do when my eyes are yellow?

What can I do when my eyes are yellow?

Yellow eyes: Jaundice is a result of elevated bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a breakdown product of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. Bilirubin is yellow. If the liver is not working well, bilirubin (yellow in color) accumulates in the blood and can be seen in the whites of the eyes. Call your primary doctor for a complete physical and testing.

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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!

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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.

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Why does my eyes have a slight yellow tint.

Why does my eyes have a slight yellow tint.

Jaundice: A yellow tint in the whites of the eye can be a sign of jaundice, which can be an indication of a serious liver problem. You should probably see your doctor to evaluate this.

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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.

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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.

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When your eyes turn yellow what can be wrong?

Possible liver issue: While nutritional deficiencies or systemic toxicities can cause the eye to appear yellow and discolored, one must rule out liver abnormalities. A blood test can determine if this is the cause and your primary medical provider can help you with this.

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Why are the whites of my eyes faintly yellow?

Why are the whites of my eyes faintly yellow?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you.

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What causes the whites of eyes to turn yellow?

What causes the whites of eyes to turn yellow?

Increased bilirubin: There are multiple causes for increased serum bilirubin. Major ones are a. Hereditary hemolytic anemias. B. Liver disease. See your primary care dr.

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My eyes are are yellow. What's going in with me.

My eyes are are yellow. What's going in with me.

See a doctor: Yellow eyes can be due to liver disease (scleral icterus). You can also have small growths that form on the eyes at 3 and 9 o'clock if you look at the eye that are due to sunlight exposure called pinguecula. If the entire whites of your eyes are yellow, and you have any other symptoms, you should see your primary care physician.

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Parts of the whites of eyes are yellow/reddish?

Eye color: The red color could be due to allergies, infection, dry eye, and other conditions. A yellow color could be due to liver problems, such as a high billirubin. You should see your ophthalmologist.

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Person's eyes are yellow instead of white, why?

Person's eyes are yellow instead of white, why?

Degenerations???: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. More commonly, a yellowish spot in the horizontal area is an actinic degeneration known as a pinguecula...Also pterygium, any eye care physician could quickly determine this with exam.

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What causes yellow flash when my eyes are closed?

What causes yellow flash when my eyes are closed?

Flashes: Sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous (jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; when it pills away, it causes flashes. You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment.

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My eyes are yellow what can I do to make it white?

My eyes are yellow what can I do to make it white?

Liver evaluation: You should consult an liver specialist or internal medicine expert to r/o liver disease.

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Whites of eyes very slightly yellow, what's wrong?

Whites of eyes very slightly yellow, what's wrong?

Could be jaundice: You should be evaluated by your primary care doctor who would order liver blood-work. There could be an underlying liver disorder causing your yellow eyes.

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Have yellow deposits in my eyes what could this be?

Have yellow deposits in my eyes what could this be?

Pinguecula: Due to sun uv exposure from childhood just about everyone gets changes of the collagen fibers near the cornea into elastic tissue which is yellowish. They are called pinguecula and by itself they are nothing to worry about. Protect your eyes with 100% uv block sun glasses so they do not get inflamed & progress to pterygium (growth over cornea). Get your eyes examined by an eye md every 4 years.

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What is the yellow crust in my eyes when I wake up?

What is the yellow crust in my eyes when I wake up?

Blepharitis: Inflammation of glands can cause such symptoms. Use warm compress to wipe and scrub the affected eyelids daily. In severe cases you may need antibiotics.