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Why Are The Whites Of My Eyes 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
Any yellow : Discoloration of the sclera ( the whites of your eyes) is suspicious in the first place for jaundice. A simple urine and blood examination will prove or disprove my assumption. Af course one need to see a dr. Who may discard the yellow sclera all together... Se a dr! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get eval: With the yellowing of your eyes, you may have an underlying liver issue that could also be related to your pains. Best wishes. ...Read more
The whites of my eyes are slighly yellow/off white. What causes this and is there anything that can treat it?
The whites of my eyes are taking on a glassy, slightly yellow hue over the last year. Do you what could be the cause?
Yellow: True yellow discoloration of the whites of the eyes is seen with jaundice caused by blockage in bile ducts, inflammation of the liver, or destruction of red blood cells. In these conditions the urine is brownish and stools are claycolored. My guess is that you don't have jaundice. See your physician if you have further concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have a yellow looking patch on the whites of my eyes it has been there for a good while and I've not thought much of it untill my partner noticed ?
Pingueculum: If they are just patches on the whites of the eyes, located at the 3-4 o'clock or 7-8 o'clock meridians (as if the iris were a clock face), they are likely pingueculae (sun damage). Rare tumors occur in this area (but they occur in just one eye and they tend to grow over time), so it is reasonable to have them looked at by an eye care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are the 'whites' of my eyes not so white?
They can look a little red/yellow at times, but they're always dull.
Gilbert's?: Whites are not always pure white. If they seem to be a little more yellow from time to time it may be that you have gilbert's syndrome - a common abnormality in which the breakdown products of your red blood cells are retained in your bloodstream and give your eyes a little yellow. This can be more pronounced during times of physiologic stress. ...Read more
The whites of my eyes are going yellow, only at the bottom off both my eyes, I have too look up and pull the skin down too see it.
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I'm new to contacts and have noticed that the whites of my eyes have been getting redder and have also noticed a yellow tinge in some spots?
Contact solution: It takes a while to get used to contacts but if you feel it's bad then you may be reacting to the contact lens solution so try a different one or see your doctor. Of course infection is a possibility but you'll know it if there is a discharge. I'm guessing that the yellow spots have always been there but you never looked so closely. ...Read more
What could cause yellow slightly raised spots to form on the whites of my eyes and remain there for the past 3 months?
Pinguecula: These are likely pinguecula. They are the likely result of exposure to sun, wind , and dust over time. They typically form on the "white" of the eye between the two eyelids. Please wear sunglasses. Eye drops can be used if they become irritated. obviously an eye exam is needed to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more