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Blurred vision in one eye, headaches, muscle twitches, dark/yellow circles around eyes. Cat scan of brain & blood work normal. Sound serious?

Blurred vision in one eye, headaches, muscle twitches, dark/yellow circles around eyes. Cat scan of brain & blood work normal. Sound serious?

See an eye doc: Even though cat scan normal, you should still be seen by an ophthalmologist given your symptoms especially if they are progressive. It could be as simple as needing an updated pair of glasses if this is just eye strain (which can cause blurred vision, headaches, and stress related twitching around eyes), but it needs to be ruled out because it could be more serious. ...Read more

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I have yellow circles around my eyes, sweating a lot (when I'm sleeping) and always fill sleepy. What is happening to me?

I have yellow circles around my eyes, sweating a lot (when I'm sleeping) and always fill sleepy. What is happening to me?

Yellow circles aroun: If always feel sleepy, you should be evaluated for sleep apnea. If sweating in your sleep, check with your medical doctor to investigate any disease causing seating at nighT. E.G. Like low sugar, tuberculosis, , autonomic cps dysfunctions. Yellow circles means need evaluation for liver problems. ...Read more

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My daughter has had yellow rings around her eyes for yrs. Now the color is gold to orange, only around eyes. Why? Thank you

My daughter has had yellow rings around her eyes for yrs. Now the color is gold to orange, only around eyes. Why? Thank you

Eye exam: She should have an eye exam to evaluate these rings. If I understand your description correctly, the gold rings could be kayser fleisher rings, copper deposits on the outer edges of the cornea. This is found in wilson's disease, an autosomal recessive (genetic) disease due to a problem with the bodies ability to store copper. Copper builds up in the body and can be deposited on the cornea. ...Read more

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Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...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 do yellow eyes mean?

What do yellow eyes mean?

Jaundice: Yellow eyes usually mean one has jaundice: can be due to liver issues, general disease or nutrition concerns. ...Read more

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Why do I have yellow eyes?

Could be liver: I'll defer to my physician colleagues, but commonly liver problems can cause this. Seek medical consultation and get lab work done. ...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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How to make yellow eyes white?

How to make yellow eyes white?

Examination: There are many causes of discoloration of the eye. Some of them are treatable and some are not. See your eye care provider for an evaluation and potential treatment. ...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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What could cause dark skin around eyes?

What could cause dark skin around eyes?

Dark circles: Dark circles can be caused by: allergies, eczema, hereditary, lifestyle factors like stress, smoking, chronic alcohol, nasal congestion, pigmentation irregularities, rubbing or scratching your eyes, sun exposure, thinning skin and loss of fat and collagen. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

Not good: This is a sign of elevated bilirubin in the blood which is usually caused by any number of liver diseases. You should get this checked out asap. Yellow eyes is called icterus which is analagous to yellow skin (jaundice). ...Read more

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Will my yellow eyes ever go back to white?

Will my yellow eyes ever go back to white?

Depends: If they are yellow because of jaundice from liver disease once liver disease is resolved they go back to white. If it is from a congenital anemia like thalasemia then it will stay the same. You also may be referring to pinguecula that is next to cornea which if inflamed can be treated to become less evident. ...Read more

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If my eyes are yellow? Can I have leukemia?

Sounds like jaundice: "yellow eyes" are more suggestive of liver disease or the blood disease hemolytic anemia than leukemia. You should probably seek medical attention if you have a yellow color to your eyes, though not necessarily for leukemia. ...Read more

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That drug that will make a yellow eyes white?

None: There is no drug that will whiten yellow eyes. You must first find out why they are yellow and then treat the underlying problem. ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more