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i have a twitch in my lower eye lid

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Stress related: simple eye twitching can occur with fatigue tiredness and stress Rarely patient may have hemifacial spasm (a focal dystonia) and require to see movem ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Neurology : The eye lid twitching is very likely to be a benign process commonly seen with eye straining while reading, poor sleep quality, or caffeine intake. It ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
What is it ?: Here's a concept you need to learn the concept is DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS which means that something can have more than 1 cause what a doctor does is c ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a rare inherited disorder characterized by episodic generalized muscular weakness. I would be very surprised if this ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Razmara
11 years experience Neurology
You will get better: The most common things that make the muscle in your eyelid twitch are fatigue, stress, and caffeine. Most people experience this type of eyelid twitch ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Stress can cause: Persistent twitching of your eyelid can mean your nervous system is on high alert. I've seen this in some of my patients experiencing anxiety & stres ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye lid twitch: This is benign, but annoying at times and will usually resolve itself. It is often associated with fatigue, anxiety or tension. A refraction should ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lifestyle changes: Involuntary twitching of the eyelids can improve with adequate rest, caffeine cessation, and adequate magnesium intake via foods high in magnesium inc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Blepharospasm : Stress can cause it. Also fatigue (ie, not resting, reading too much-eyelids get fatigue). Most cases go away by then self (days-weeks-months). If s ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help.

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