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1,466 Possible Causes for Photophobia, Red Eye

  • Influenza

    Ocular symptoms develop in some patients with influenza and include photophobia, burning sensations, or pain upon motion.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension.[symptoma.com] , watery eyes Cough and other respiratory symptoms may be initially minimal but frequently progress as the infection evolves.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    A 63-year-old man presented urgently with a red, proptotic, painful eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may have any of the following: Runny or stuffy nose Sneezing and coughing Sore throat or hoarseness Red, watery, and sore eyes Fatigue Chills and fever Headache, body[drugs.com]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Later manifestations include rash, photophobia, confusion, ataxia, seizures, cough, dyspnea, arrhythmias, jaundice, and severe abdominal pain.[visualdx.com] eyes).[health.ri.gov] Initial symptoms include sudden onset of: [ Biggs, 2016 ] Fever, chills Headache Malaise, myalgia, anorexia Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Photophobia Rash ?[pedemmorsels.com]

  • Conjunctivitis

    Symptoms include irritation, photophobia, and watery discharge. Diagnosis is clinical; sometimes viral cultures or immunodiagnostic testing is indicated.[msdmanuals.com] 38-year-old white female with watery, red, irritated eyes; left more than right June 14, 2005 Chief Complaint: Watery, red, irritated eyes; left more than right History of[eyerounds.org] Pain, loss of vision or photophobia require immediate referal to an opthalmologist.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Iritis

    They may also have consensual photophobia, characterized by photophobia when light is directed to the unaffected eye.[symptoma.com] A red eye is a common complaint, often related to benign conditions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute iritis, which is often seen in young adults, may cause red eye, photophobia, and aching discomfort.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Corneal Ulcer

    We present the case of a 76-year-old male, admitted for sudden visual loss in the left eye, associated with ocular pain, tearing, and photophobia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All patients presented with painful red eyes. The area of the corneal ulcer was central in three, and paracentral in three eyes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] None of the patients suffered any adverse reaction, except for mild and transient conjunctival hyperaemia and photophobia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Uveitis

    A 30-year-old man presented with headaches, ocular pain, photophobia, and blurred vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] by , last update October 26, 2018 aka Ophthalmology Befuddler 016 A 60 year-old man presents to the emergency department with a painful and red right eye.[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] eye; consensual photophobia is typical of iritis, whereas photophobia due to more superficial causes, such as conjunctivitis, is direct but not consensual.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Measles

    During peak disease severity, a patient’s temperature may exceed 40 C, with periorbital edema, conjunctivitis, photophobia, a hacking cough, extensive rash, prostration, and[merckmanuals.com] After two to four days of listlessness, the rash, cough, stuffiness and red eyes (conjunctivitis) abruptly improve.[rarediseases.org] Signs and symptoms Early in the infection, symptoms may include: fever tiredness cough sore throat runny nose sore eyes photophobia (discomfort when looking at light).[sahealth.sa.gov.au]

  • Keratitis

    It is characterized by photophobia due to keratitis, painful palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, variable mental retardation, and elevated serum tyrosine levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A man in his mid-70s with underlying poorly controlled diabetes mellitus came with complaints of painful red left eye for 4 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Contact lens acute red eye (CLARE) — a non-ulcerative sterile keratitis associated with colonization of Gram-negative bacteria on contact lenses.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Trachoma

    Initial symptoms are conjunctival hyperemia, eyelid edema, photophobia, and lacrimation.[msdmanuals.com] When infected, the conjunctival covering of the eye becomes red and irritated (inflamed).[medicinenet.com] It is characterized initially by inflammation, pain, photophobia, and lacrimation.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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