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Yellow Discolouration Of Skin And Whites Of Eyes
How likely is jaundice the cause of slight yellow discolouration of skin in certain areas if whites of eyes remain bright white? Thanks.
Jaundice/Icterus: 44 year old female asks What could cause yellowing of the skin around my eyes Yellowing of skin & white of the eye is called Jaundice/ Icterus and is due to too much Bilirubin circulating in the body resultant from Liver Inflammation/ Infection &/ or Obstruction of the ducts that send bile into the Digestive tract from the liver or Gall Bladder. Can also be from too much Red Blood Cell breakdown. ...Read more
Xanthlasma?: Could be fat accumulation and leading to raised plaques called xanthelasmas. These can happen with abnormal lipid profile, esp-familial conditions. You are very young, but if you have it just around eyes, and are raised aareas and not flat and not involving rest of face , need to look for similar raised skin lesions over elbows, neck, cald tendon , other joint areas. Need to get lipid profile checked. ...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
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 have had the winter sickness bug but am feeling a little better today. But I have noticed that my skin & eyes look yellow. What does this mean?
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