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Photosensitivity

Photosensitivity: Introduction

Photosensitivity: sensitivity on exposure to sunlight. See detailed information below for a list of 51 causes of Photosensitivity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Photosensitivity:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Photosensitivity. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Photosensitivity

Causes of Types of Photosensitivity:

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Photosensitivity: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Photosensitivity, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Photosensitivity Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Photosensitivity:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Photosensitivity as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Photosensitivity:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Photosensitivity as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Minimally Sedating Antihistamine and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Astemizole and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Hismanal and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Cetirizine and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Apo-Cetirizine and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Reactine Zyrtec and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Zyrtec D and St. John's Wort interaction
  • more interactions...»

Photosensitivity: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Photosensitivity may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Photosensitivity

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Photosensitivity: Deaths

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Definitions of Photosensitivity:

Sensitivity to the action of radiant energy
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Photosensitivity

The list below shows some of the causes of Photosensitivity mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Photosensitivity?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Photosensitivity. Of the 51 causes of Photosensitivity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 38 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Photosensitivity:

The following list of conditions have 'Photosensitivity' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Photosensitivity Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Photosensitivity based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Photosensitivity:

    Medical Conditions associated with Photosensitivity:

    Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Vision symptoms (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Light sensitivity symptoms (329 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 Photosensitivity:

    Pellagra, Phenylketonuria, Bloom syndrome, Hartnup disease, Xeroderma pigmentosum, Dermatitis (116 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Solar urticaria, Hives (300 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Photosensitivity

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