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Why is the white in my eye yellow?

Why is the white in my eye yellow?

Yellow spot: If its just a yellow spot on your eyes it could just be a benign pingueculum. If both eyes are yellow all over then you should have liver function checked. ...Read more

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Why is the white part of my eye yellow & the tissue surrounding it is brown instead of bright pink? I've always wondered. Been that way for years.

Why is the white part of my eye yellow & the tissue surrounding it is brown instead of bright pink? I've always wondered. Been that way for years.

Gilbert disease?: Check your liver function test there is a harmless genetic condition called Gilbert syndrome when bilirubin is raised Nearly a quarter of a million people in the United States have it ! ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to have light yellowing in the eyes?

Please advise if it's normal to have light yellowing in the eyes?

Pinguecula: This could be a pinguecula which is benign but needs to be varied by a physician. Sun and wind make it worse. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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My boyfriends eyes are yellow not white what could it be?

My boyfriends eyes are yellow not white what could it be?

Yellow eyes: Often a yellow hue to the eyes are normal for that person. The best way to tell would be to look at old pictures and see it it looks similar. However, a dangerous cause of yellow looking eyes is liver disease, which should be checked out immediately. This is often associated with yellow looking skin, but sometimes can appear prior to the skin changes. I would suggest he go back to his primary doc. ...Read more

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What causes the whites of your eyes to be a lillte yellow?

What causes the whites of your eyes to be a lillte yellow?

Could be jaundice.: The entire white of both eyes being yellow is a sign of jaundice due to liver function abnormalities. The most common cause of this a a hereditary absence of a liver enzyme causing mild elevation of the serum bilirubin. Other causes include hepatitis. You should be checked. ...Read more

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What causes the whites of your eyes to turn yellow and how is it treated?

See below: Could be scleral icterus: a manifestation of jaundice. High blood levels of bilirubin due to liver or biliary disease can cause this. The underlying cause must be treated to clear the eyes. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

No: Ignore it. Gilbert's is likely to flare if you miss a few meals. It's best considered a non-disease as it's extremely common and really is a non-problem. In the old days, we used to treat it with phenobarbital, which lowers the bilirubin and diminishes the yellowing of the skin at the price of making you tired and unable to work or play effectively. You don't want that. ...Read more

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What causes yellow eyes?

Yellow eyes: Jaundice resulting from liver disease can cause this. Far more common though is superficial pigmentation of the ocular tissues that appears yellow. This is very common in darker skinned individuals. This is usually benign and not treated. However, an evaluation by an eyemd is necessary. ...Read more

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What causes of yellow eyes?

What causes of yellow eyes?

Jaundice: This is the buildup of bile pigments which is the result of liver or gall bladder disease. Incomplete excretion of these pigments stains the sclera yellow. With resolution of the problem, the white of the eye will return to normal. Good idea to see your gastroenterologist or primary care doctor soon! ...Read more

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Why are my eyes bloodshot and yellow?

Why are my eyes bloodshot and yellow?

See an Eye MD: Could be as simple as dry eye syndrome or as complicated as a serious eye infection. See your eye md asap. ...Read more

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Is it normal for yellowing at the bottom of your eye?

Is it normal for yellowing at the bottom of your eye?

Cholesterol : Xanthelasma ( or xanthoma) is a skin condition in which fat builds up under the surface of the skin, usually around the eyes, just outside the eyelids. They are small yellow spots. They are common in people with high blood lipids, hypercholesterolemia. You need to get your cholesterol and serum (blood) lipids checked. Yellowing of the lids can also occur after injury fading after a few weeks. ...Read more

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I have kidney pains and my eyes have went a bit yellow?

I have kidney pains and my eyes have went a bit yellow?

These are serious: Issues that you want to address. You're better off just reviewing this issues in person with your primary care doctor to make sure a more concerning process isn't evolving. ...Read more

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