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Light sensitivity (photophobia)

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)


Light sensitivity (photophobia): Light sensitivity (photophobia) is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Photophobia (Light sensitivity (photophobia)): See detailed list of causes below.

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

Introduction: Light sensitivity (photophobia)

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 (Light sensitivity (photophobia))

The list of medical condition causes of Photophobia (Light sensitivity (photophobia)) includes:

All 351 causes of Photophobia

Related Symptoms for Light sensitivity (photophobia)

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Broader Symptom Types for Light sensitivity (photophobia):

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More Symptom Information for Light sensitivity (photophobia)

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

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Light sensitivity (photophobia): Related Medical Topics

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