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1,221 Possible Causes for Photophobia, Red Eye

  • Keratitis

    This was accompanied with photophobia and blurring of vision after being injured by a wooden particle while cutting grass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keratitis or corneal ulcer signs and symptoms include: Red eye; Eye pain; Tearing and/or discharge from your eye; Pain or irritation that makes opening your eyelid difficult[aao.org] After 4 days, he presented with pain, photophobia, tearing, and decreased vision in both eyes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Conjunctivitis

    Symptoms include irritation, photophobia, and watery discharge. Diagnosis is clinical; sometimes viral cultures or immunodiagnostic testing is indicated.[msdmanuals.com] Red eye and relapsing conjunctivitis-blepharitis are among the most common ocular disease in elderly patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The differential diagnosis for red eye is broad because many ophthalmic conditions masquerade as conjunctivitis (Table).[doi.org]

  • Blepharitis

    Average subjective symptom grading improved statistically after treatment with oral azithromycin, except for eyelid hyperemia, photophobia, and foreign body sensation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common symptoms associated with blepharitis are burning sensation, irritation, tearing, photophobia, blurred vision, and red eyes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Blepharitis symptoms and signs include: Watery eyes Red eyes A gritty, burning or stinging sensation in the eyes Eyelids that appear greasy Itchy eyelids Red, swollen[mayoclinic.org]

  • Uveitis

    […] eye; consensual photophobia is typical of iritis, whereas photophobia due to more superficial causes, such as conjunctivitis, is direct but not consensual.[emedicine.com] […] by, last update March 4, 2019 aka Ophthalmology Befuddler 016 A 60 year-old man presents to the emergency department with a painful and red right eye.[lifeinthefastlane.com] Iritis symptoms typically begin suddenly and can include a red eye, eye pain, light sensitivity, blurred vision and a small or distorted pupil.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Iritis

    They may also have consensual photophobia, characterized by photophobia when light is directed to the unaffected eye.[symptoma.com] Iritis can cause eye pain, light sensitivity, and redness from inflammation inside the eye.[eyeporter.com] A red eye is a common complaint, often related to benign conditions.[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]

  • Anterior Uveitis

    She had no discharge, mild pain and intense photophobia. She was referred to the acute eye clinic after 1 day and she was noted to have acute anterior uveitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 14-year-old girl was seen for pain, redness, and photophobia shortly after finishing a cycle of high-dose Ara-C.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anterior uveitis, in which inflammation is confined to the anterior portion of the uveal tract, is a common cause of acute red eye and has an incidence of 1 in 10 000.[bmj.com]

  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum

    Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by solar sensitivity, photophobia, early onset of freckling, and solar-induced cutaneous neoplastic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sore or red eyes especially on a bright day (photophobia), watery eyes. Freckling (lentigines) on sun exposed sites.[skinsupport.org.uk] On ophthalmological examination, both had photophobia and decreased visual acuity. Since birth, several excisions had been performed for skin neoplasms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    Physical Symptoms of Cannabis Abuse: Red, itchy eyes Getting hungry or "having the munchies" Dry mouth - also referred to as "cotton mouth" Psychological Symptoms of Cannabis[gomentor.com] The hallmark signs of acute cannabis use, appearing hours after smoking, are redness of the eyes, dry mouth, and increased appetite.[symptoma.com] To detect marijuana use in a family member, look for these signs Red, bloodshot eyes Laughter and glee when it is not warranted Euphoria Strongly increased appetite for snack[narconon.org]

  • 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[web.archive.org] After two to four days of listlessness, the rash, cough, stuffiness and red eyes (conjunctivitis) abruptly improve.[rarediseases.org] […] discolored areas ( macules ) and solid, red, raised areas ( papules ) that later join together Itches Other symptoms may include: Bloodshot eyes Cough Fever Light sensitivity ( photophobia[nlm.nih.gov]

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