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Contents for Photophobia
  1. Introduction: Photophobia
  2. Causes (351 conditions)
  3. Drug causes (24 listings)
  4. Diagnostic tests (23 listings)
  5. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (31 listings)
  6. Combined symptoms
  7. News (8 listings)


Sensitivity to light: Sensitivity to light is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Photophobia (Sensitivity to light): See detailed list of causes below.

Photophobia (medical symptom): Dislike, sensitivity or avoidance of bright light

Introduction: Sensitivity to light

Photophobia (medical symptom): Photophobia (literally "light-fear") is the dislike of bright light. Its cause can range from causes such as hangover or migraine to severe potentially-fatal conditions such as meningitis and meningococcal disease. Hence, photophobia is a symptom that needs immediate professional medical advice and treatment.

Causes of Photophobia (Sensitivity to light)

The list of medical condition causes of Photophobia (Sensitivity to light) includes:

All 351 causes of Photophobia

Related Symptoms for Sensitivity to light

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More Symptom Information for Sensitivity to light

For a medical symptom description of 'Sensitivity to light', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Photophobia (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Sensitivity to light' may be possible.

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