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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Stress : Generally localized twitching of muscles, called fasciculations, are thought to be either spontaneous (no specific reason) or due to tension/stress.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Benign: Most "muscle twitches" involving eyelid are secondary to myokymia, which is a benign flickering, usually associated with eyestrain, fatigue, stress, b... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
Neurology 11 years experience
Probably no: if no other portions of your face are twitching (as would be in the case in a hemifacial spasm) then most likely this is a benign twitch of an eye mus... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Common: This is a common phenomenon associated with stress, stimulants such as caffeine, and/or sleep deprivation. Expect resolution if this is your only sym... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Stress!: Stress and dry eyes are the most common cause.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kurt Andreason
LASIK Surgery 23 years experience
Eyelid twitch: For most young healthy people, an eyelid may twitch for hours or sometimes days and then go away, and geneally it is nothing to worry about. You may ... Read More
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Dr. Jacobus (Dr. Cobus) Van Niekerk
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Blepharospasm: There can be numerous causes, however, stress and anxiety may be a cause. Some patients experience spontaneous blepharospasm with an unknown cause. ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Possibilities: You might be experiencing blepharospasm, or even bilateral myokymia, both relatively benign, and a visit to your eye specialist should be both reassur... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Lid myokymia: This type of twitching is often called lid myokymia and is often due to dry eyes (tears do not stay on eye as they should & cause a perceived sense of... Read More

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