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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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Why is parts of the whites of my eyes yellow not all of it just part round outside near skin?

Why is parts of the whites of my eyes yellow not all of it just part round outside near skin?

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 more

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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 slighly yellow/off white. What causes this and is there anything that can treat it?

This is jaundice: Yellowing of the eyes suggests possible liver issues. This condition is called jaundice. This may represent a serious medical condition and warrants urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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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 more

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Why are the 'whites' of my eyes not so white? They can look a little red/yellow at times, but they're always dull.

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

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How to i remove and prevent yellow spots in the whites of my eyes with out surgery?

How to i remove and prevent yellow spots in the whites of my eyes with out surgery?

Pinguela: This is caused by uvlight exposure, and irritation. You can prevent worsening by wearing sunglasses. The only way to get rid of them is surgical but is rarely indicated. ...Read more

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What does if mean if the whites of my eyes have a musky pinkish hint of yellow tint with tiny red viens through them..Dark & bloodshot b4 visine.

What does if mean if the whites of my eyes have a musky pinkish hint of yellow tint with tiny red viens through them..Dark & bloodshot b4 visine.

Surface inflammation: Red eyes can be from inflammation from chronic allergies, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (minor infection of the eyelid margin), meibomianitis (blocked ducts on eyelid margin, and from benign vascular growths on the conjunctiva called pinguecula (can grow into the cornea then called a pterygium). You need the right diagnosis to get the treatment to get rid of red eyes. You need an eye exam. ...Read more

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I have Gilbert's syndrome, what can I do besides drinking water to keep the whites of my eyes white and not yellow?

I have Gilbert's syndrome, what can I  do besides drinking water to keep the whites of my eyes white and not yellow?

Don't worry about it: Although it may be cosmetically detracting, there is some evidence that elevated bilirubin may have a protective effect from cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer due to the antioxidative effect of unconjugated bilirubin. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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