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Yellow shadow under eyelids?

Yellow shadow under eyelids?

Could be cholesterol: Xanthelasma is a condition in which cholesterol deposits in the eyelids. This may be associated with high levels of cholesterol in the blood. However, many patients with these yellow deposits have normal cholesterol. You should see an eye doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get your cholesterol level checked. ...Read more

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When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

When i pull my eyelid down i see a yellow color?

Yellowish plaque: Yellowish color on the white of the eye can indicate inflammation, tissue degeneration or cholesterol deposition. If not associated with pain or vision change this can be observed. If there is discomfort then it can be treated. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very small little white or yellow in color bumps on my upper eyelids. What is that?

What to do if I have very small little white or yellow in color bumps on my upper eyelids. What is that?

Milia: Milia, pin-head sized white bumps around the eyes are tiny cysts of clogged oil glands. They can occur for no reason or from ising greasy cream or lotion. Doctors can get ris of them relatively painlessly with a needle to extract the hard white material inside. ...Read more

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The upper part of my eyelids, just below my eyebrow, is yellow. Why? Its not bothersome, more curiosity. Thanks!

The upper part of my eyelids, just below my eyebrow, is yellow.  Why? Its not bothersome, more curiosity. Thanks!

Xanthalasma: It's possible that the yellowish raised lesions you have are xanthalasmata. Benign and partially a heredity basis, they can be removed and sometimes may be an indication of high levels of blood lipids. They are more common in asians and individuals of mediterranean descent. ...Read more

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I have little yellow balls inside my lower eyelid!?

I have little yellow balls inside my lower eyelid!?

No big deal.: The yellow balls probably represent trapped glandular secretion and are benign. If they swell and become palpable or symptomatic they can be removed in an office setting. ...Read more

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Had hepatitis a 1985.No laasting problems.Periodically now undernrath eyelids is yellow &face.What is it.

Had hepatitis a 1985.No laasting problems.Periodically  now undernrath eyelids is yellow &face.What is it.

Cannot diagnose: Would need far more information and to examine you. Go and see your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more