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Light flashes: visual effects where a person sees sudden flashes of light. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Light flashes, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Light flashes based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Light flashes:
Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes)
Symptoms related to Light flashes:
Retinal detachment (92 causes), Aging, Migraine (37 causes), Diabetic retinopathy (9 causes), Trauma, Retinal injury, Multiple sclerosis, Posterior vitreous detachment, Myopia (203 causes), Retinal artery occlusion
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