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What could cause yellowing of the skin around my eyes?

What could cause yellowing of the skin around my eyes?

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

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Skin above eyes is yellow, what could be wrong?

Skin above eyes is yellow, what could be wrong?

Xanthalassma: These are usually isolated flat or minimally raised areas of degenerations that sometimes are associated with high cholesterol or triglycerides. At your age i would have this checked out. Surgery can be done to remove these if indicated. ...Read more

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What's causing yellow colored skin around my eyes?

What's causing yellow colored skin around my eyes?

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

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Why does the skin around my eyes have a yellow tint?

Why does the skin around my eyes have a yellow tint?

? Xanthelasma: Your description sounds like it could be related to xanthelasma which are lipid deposits in the skin around the eyes. If there are no deposits and it is a generalized yellowing, you can try improving water intake and getting your liver enzymes checked. ...Read more

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What could produce yellow colored skin around my eyes?

Xanthalesma: Xanthelasma are yellow plaques that occur most commonly near the inner part of the upper lid eyelid and sometimes on the lower lid. They are a predictor of risk for heart attack, heart disease, severe atherosclerosis, and death in the general population. Get checked out. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if i'm seeing yellow tinted skin around the eyes?

What could be wrong if i'm seeing yellow tinted skin around the eyes?

Xanthelasma: Xanthelasma is a sharply demarcated yellowish deposit of fat underneath the skin, usually on or around the eyelids. While they are neither harmful nor painful, these minor growths may be disfiguring and can be removed. ...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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