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10. Sensitivity to Light (Photophobia)

Photophobia or eyes sting
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Increased sensitivity to light is medically known as photophobia. Like blurry vision, it is another sign of severe preeclampsia or even eclampsia.

What other visual symptoms can occur?

Along with photophobia, patients may also experience vision changes like seeing flashes of light (photopsia) and partial or complete blindness.

The following sign of preeclampsia is easy enough for anyone to see…

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