Eye Care Community
Slight yellow tint on both sides of both eyes, Hepatitis C worry.
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye infections, misaligned eyes, intra-ocular implants, refractive surgery (LASIK and CK), glasses, contact lenses, amblyopia, eye injuries, dry eyes, ocular allergy, eye pain and discomfort, pediatric eye disorders, eyelid and tearduct surgery, poor eyesight, and eye surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Slight yellow tint on both sides of both eyes, Hepatitis C worry.

I recently (3 days ago) rpicked my finger with a friends buck knife who claims to have Hepatisis C.  It was a very small poke and made a little red dot of blood.  He claimed that the knife was ok, that it hadn't been exposed to any of his blood.  But I still woryy knowing he has Hep C.  Today my wife said I look pale in the face and when she got closer she says  the edges of my eyes look a bit yellow.  When I looked I could see a little yellow tint and red blood vessels, but not much at all.. mostly blood vessel.  I don't feel sick, my appetite is good, my stools and urine seem normal, I only feel tired when I stay up late playing video games or studying online.  However I have been a drinker for a while, but not daily or anything.  I have been known to drink anywhere fro6-12 beers in a night.  I am hoping that the red blood vessels are from the other night and the yellowing is simply from having bloodshot eyes the other day.   My skin isn't yellow and I am having no signs of illness.   Just a pale face and that odd yellow tint around the edges of my eyes.  Please let me know if I should be worried about Hep C or liver damage.  
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
711220_tn?1251894727
Not from the finger ***** 3 days ago.

Dr. O.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
What do you mean " Not from the finger"  3 days ago?
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Oh, you mean it's probably not from pricking my finger?  I'm 23 have drank for a while now, underage...  makes me wonder if I have just slightly damaged my liver over time by drinking?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Eye Care Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
flossy93
CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Craig10x
New York, NY
344352_tn?1404490466
Blank
cristina1676
Lyndhurst, NJ
964075_tn?1390451878
Blank
davtpt
Waterbury, CT