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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.[] Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension.[] , watery eyes Cough and other respiratory symptoms may be initially minimal but frequently progress as the infection evolves.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    A 63-year-old man presented urgently with a red, proptotic, painful eye.[] 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[]

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

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

  • Conjunctivitis

    Symptoms include irritation, photophobia, and watery discharge. Diagnosis is clinical; sometimes viral cultures or immunodiagnostic testing is indicated.[] 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[] Pain, loss of vision or photophobia require immediate referal to an opthalmologist.[]

  • Iritis

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

  • 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.[] All patients presented with painful red eyes. The area of the corneal ulcer was central in three, and paracentral in three eyes.[] None of the patients suffered any adverse reaction, except for mild and transient conjunctival hyperaemia and photophobia.[]

  • Uveitis

    A 30-year-old man presented with headaches, ocular pain, photophobia, and blurred vision.[] […] 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.[] […] eye; consensual photophobia is typical of iritis, whereas photophobia due to more superficial causes, such as conjunctivitis, is direct but not consensual.[]

  • 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[] After two to four days of listlessness, the rash, cough, stuffiness and red eyes (conjunctivitis) abruptly improve.[] 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).[]

  • Keratitis

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

  • Trachoma

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

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