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yellows

any of a number of plant diseases in which there is significant yellowing of the leaves. Yellows can be caused by a wide range of microorganisms; an example is the virus yellows of sugar beet.

yellows

enterotoxemic jaundice in lambs, caused by Clostridium perfringens, type A.

Patient discussion about yellows

Q. My 11 y/o son eyes appear to have a slight yellow in the whites toward the corners. I am assuming he will need blood work, but does anyone have any idea what may be the cause?

A. If it's not a spot, but rather a diffuse color, it may be jaundice - high levels in the blood of a substance called bilirubin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaundice).

If your child is generally healthy, and this change appeared without any overt problem (e.g. liver disease or blood problem), or your child had fever or fasted recently, this jaundice may represents Gilbert syndrome. It's a syndrome of slightly elevated levels of bilirubin, and considered not dangerous.

You may read more here:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000301.htm

Q. husband has horrible rash bil. below knees to his ankles. it is bright red yellow weeping cracks. On statins He has been on zocor for 15 years and we are so afraid this may have something to do with this drug. He has stopped taking the drug because the pain and weakness, and numbness in his legs is considerable

A. i looked up for side effects and i saw only "eczema" as a skin side effect. but it seems odd to me that after 15 years you got this kind of side effect. it should have appeared years ago. you know- it might be a very good idea to go and see a Dr... and not stopping a medication without warning..

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The yellow hen was some company, and a bit of comfort, too; but it was dreadfully lonely out on the big ocean, nevertheless.
I'm a trifle hungry, myself," declared the yellow hen.
To me she said "bon soir, Daddy Jacques" as she passed into The Yellow Room.
And, suddenly, while the cuckoo was sounding the half after midnight, a desperate clamour broke out in The Yellow Room.
At the opening to the subterranean passage that led to their haven of refuge a mighty battle was fought in which the yellow men were victorious, and within the caves that gave ingress to their new home they piled the bodies of the dead, both yellow and green, that the stench might warn away their enemies from further pursuit.
The yellow country of the Winkies," said Ojo sadly, "is the only place in Oz where a yellow butterfly can be found.
The Winkies lifted him tenderly in their arms, and carried him back to the Yellow Castle again, Dorothy shedding a few tears by the way at the sad plight of her old friend, and the Lion looking sober and sorry.
When man with no hair on his head take coat off for a minute to eat breakfast Valdez take yellow thing out of pocket.
cried Dorothy, in a glad voice, and the yellow hen flew to her arms, to be hugged and petted by turns.
I made no sign, but out of the corner of my eye I saw that the Yellow Handkerchief had discovered the emptiness of the pocket which had hitherto overawed him.
It looks, I am afraid, rather too gay for an ideal library; and its colouring, white and yellow, is so cheerful as to be almost frivolous.
Preserved by three Brahmins, the inviolate deity, bearing the Yellow Diamond in its forehead, was removed by night, and was transported to the second of the sacred cities of India-- the city of Benares.