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Yellow Whites Of Eyes
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
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
The whites of my eyes are slighly yellow/off white. What causes this and is there anything that can treat it?
Pigment changes: There are several causes of color changes in the white of the eyes. Most commonly, there is a slow yellowing that can occur with time. As well, increase in the size of small blood vessels can dull the white appearance. Rarely, jaundice and other diseases can affect the white of the eye. Any change in the eyes' color should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liver disease: Yellow sclera (the whites of your eyes) is called icterus which is an eye-specific form of jaundice. Jaundice is a result of elevated bilirubin which is caused by either liver disease or blockage of the hepato-biliary system (gallbladder, common bile duct, liver, and hepatic ducts). There are many causes of this. You should get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi I have a yellow looking patch on the whites of my eyes it has been there for a good while and I've not thought much of it untill my partner noticed ?
Pingueculum: If they are just patches on the whites of the eyes, located at the 3-4 o'clock or 7-8 o'clock meridians (as if the iris were a clock face), they are likely pingueculae (sun damage). Rare tumors occur in this area (but they occur in just one eye and they tend to grow over time), so it is reasonable to have them looked at by an eye care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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