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photosensitive

sensitive to electromagnetic radiation, esp light

photosensitive

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(electronics)

photosensitive

A material that changes when exposed to light. See photoelectric.
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Prevalence and expression of photosensitivity in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Photosensitivity epilepsy (PSE), a condition in which visual stimuli induce seizure events, occurs in approximately 3% of the 2.
Before jetting Down Under, he answered an insurance questionnaire in which he claimed to suffer from vertigo, nausea, hypertension, scalp tenderness, insomnia, dysphoria (a constant feeling of unease), photosensitivity plus recurrent vomiting, anorexia and shingles.
Such effects would include irritant and allergic effects, cosmetic acne, phototoxic effects, photosensitivity, anaphylactic shock and itching but would not include effects resulting from abuse or misuse of the product or which are related to associated items such as packaging.
The world's leading expert in photosensitivity said flashing lights and the flickering screen on the pounds 180 PlayStation Portable can cause attacks similar to epileptic fits.
When Professor Graham Harding, based at Aston University and the world's leading expert in photosensitivity, drew up those initial guidelines, he predicted the rapid spread of visual media in people's homes would lead to more reported cases.
Alfafa may also theoretically cause photosensitivity.
There was a case of doxycycline-associated photosensitivity in a woman who did not apply sunscreen.
Porphyria is a relatively rare inborn or acquired group of diseases for which symptoms include chest, abdominal and muscle pain, nausea, skin blisters and itching, and photosensitivity.
Certain medications--including antihistamines, used in cold and allergy medicines; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to control pain and inflammation; and antibiotics, such as the tetracyclines and "sulfa" drugs--can cause increased sensitivity to UV rays, or photosensitivity.