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Light sensitivity in children: Light sensitivity in children, also called photophobia in children, is a condition in which a child's eyes are unusually sensitive to light. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Light sensitivity in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch), which are obvious...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect)....read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Light sensitivity in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Light sensitivity symptoms (329 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
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Juvenile dermatomyositis, Protoporphyria, Fenton-Wilkinson-Toselano syndrome, FLOTCH syndrome, Xeroderma pigmentosum, Migraine (37 causes), Coxsackie viruses, Polymorphous light eruption, Glaucoma (150 causes)
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