photophobia


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Synonyms for photophobia

a morbid fear of light

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pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)

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Photophobia is a clinical sign associated with numerous conditions.
Neck stiffness was reported by 56% (n=60), and 38% (n=41) reported photophobia.
They were as follows: 55 percent reported problems with photophobia, 32 percent with reading and near work, 19 percent with floaters, 13 percent with diplopia, and 3 percent with pain above the eyes.
22 It is clinically characterised by extreme photophobia, normal VA, and unremarkable anterior segment findings.
Patients also commonly had nausea (40%), photophobia (84%), and phonophobia (67%) at this early phase.
Women with primary headaches were more likely to have a history of migraine and to have photophobia, phonophobia, and lacrimation on exam.
Accompanying symptoms caused by migraine pain including nausea, phonophobia and photophobia are relieved by the triple action formula of aspirin, acetaminophen and caffeine.
She appeared mildly ill but was alert and oriented with no nuchal rigidity, photophobia, rash, or limb weakness.
Associated with the condition, Tyla also suffers from severe photophobia (intolerance to bright lights and glare).
A 19 year old previously healthy male presented with a two day history of cough, low grade temperatures, frontal headache (10 out of 10), photophobia, nausea and non-bilious vomiting.
He rapidly developed generalised muscle pains, fever, headache, photophobia [light sensitivity] and vomiting," he stated.
Sufferers often experience associated symptoms of photophobia (aversion to light), nausea and vomiting.
A 58-year-old man presented with blurred vision, pain and photophobia after suffering a minor injury on his right eye from a tree branch.