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What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

What does yellow in the whites of eyes mean?

Mild scarring: There is common yellowing from exposure, dryness, etc, and then there is more severe yellowing from liver disease. ...Read more

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My husband's face sometime takes on a slight yellow look. Whites of his eyes okay. Started juicing daily 3 months ago should there be concern? He's 57

My husband's face sometime takes on a slight yellow look. Whites of his eyes okay. Started juicing daily 3 months ago should there be concern? He's 57

Skin rash: If carrots are being juiced with frequency he is likely taking in a lot of keratin which can cause an orange/yellow tinge so keep an eye out for what and when is juiced. Liver disease can cause yellow skin though usually can be noticed in the eyes as well. Another uncommon cause is hemochromatosis which is high iron concentration that causes a bronze skin color. ...Read more

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Pale yellow coloring on whites of eyes, under eyelid. Was in ER 2 weeks ago, routine blood wk was fine. Something to b worried about? Shud go to er?

Pingueculum: If it is a small yellow spot, possibly raised, sometimes mobile (moveable), it's probably a pingueculum. This is degenerative tissue deposited in response to exposure to uv radiation (in most cases, sunlight). It is just like a "sunspot" on your skin, except its on the white of your eye. If it is generalized yellowing of the white of your eye, see your primary medical doctor. ...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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Why do my eyes look yellow?

Why do my eyes look yellow?

Yellow eyes: A small patch of yellow that next the colored part is likely a pinguecula, a benign lesion caused by sun exposure. Overall yellow color to the white part of the eye may represent jaundice and needs to evaluated by a primary care physician as to the cause, some of which are life-threatening. ...Read more

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Does weed make your eyes yellow?

Does weed make your eyes yellow?

Doubtful: Smoking in general causes ocular irritation and redness. Yellow coloration in the eyes is most seriously from liver disease (jaundice), but some people will get yellowish patches on the whites of their eyes called pinguecula, which are harmless. They mainly come from exposure to sunlight and wind and dust. ...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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What can I do when my eyes are yellow?

What can I do when my eyes are yellow?

Yellow eyes: Jaundice is a result of elevated bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a breakdown product of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. Bilirubin is yellow. If the liver is not working well, bilirubin (yellow in color) accumulates in the blood and can be seen in the whites of the eyes. Call your primary doctor for a complete physical and testing. ...Read more

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My eyes are yellow! what does this mean?

Jaundice!: When the white of the eye start turning yellow, it is called jaundice. That is seen in patient with liver dysfunction. See you doctor for more definitive evaluation! ...Read more