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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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The whites of my eyes are slighly yellow/off white. What causes this and is there anything that can treat it?

The whites of my eyes are slighly yellow/off white. What causes this and is there anything that can treat it?

This is jaundice: Yellowing of the eyes suggests possible liver issues. This condition is called jaundice. This may represent a serious medical condition and warrants urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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What could cause the whites of your eyes to turn a brownish yellow colour?

What could cause the whites of your eyes to turn a brownish yellow colour?

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 more

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If the whites of your eyes turn dark yellow, what does it mean?

If the whites of your eyes turn dark yellow, what does it mean?

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 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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What does it mean when the whites of someones eyes are yellow and brown?

What does it mean when the whites of someones eyes are yellow and brown?

Need more info: There are several causes for conjunctival pigmentations. Jaundice is seen as yellowing on the conjunctiva, but other conditions like pinguecula or melanosis can occur. An exam with an eye doctor can give you the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 more

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