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Sun sensitivity

Sun sensitivity: Introduction

Sun sensitivity refers to sensitivity of the skin to sunlight. Dislike of sunlike due to effects on the eyes is called photophobia (fear of light)....more »

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Sun sensitivity: Symptom Checker

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

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Sun sensitivity Treatments

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Stories from Users for Sun sensitivity

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Message Boards for Sun sensitivity

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Sun sensitivity: Animations

Medications or substances causing Sun sensitivity:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Sun sensitivity 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 Sun sensitivity:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Sun sensitivity 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.

  • Thiazide Diuretic and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Bendroflumethiazide and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Naturetin and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Chlorothiazide and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Aldochlor and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Diachlor and St. John's Wort interaction
  • Diupres and St. John's Wort interaction
  • more interactions...»

Sun sensitivity: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sun sensitivity

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Sun sensitivity: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sun sensitivity

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Sun sensitivity: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Sun sensitivity:

The list of organs typically affected by Sun sensitivity may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Sun sensitivity

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

How Common are these Causes of Sun sensitivity?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sun sensitivity. Of the 31 causes of Sun sensitivity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sun sensitivity:

The following list of conditions have 'Sun sensitivity' 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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  • Lupus ... sun sensitivity





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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Sun sensitivity?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Sun sensitivity, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Sun sensitivity:

Medical Conditions associated with Sun sensitivity:

Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

Symptoms related to Sun sensitivity:

Photophobia (351 causes), Connective tissue dysplasia, Spellacy type, De Sanctis-Cacchione syndrome, Lupus (14 causes), Photosensitivity (51 causes), Porphyria, Sjogren's Syndrome, Vitiligo (10 causes), Sensitivity (50 causes), Xeroderma pigmentosum, Type 1

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Sun sensitivity

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