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Shingles eye twitch

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
Dr. Alina Dumitrescu
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Is your eye itself positioned lower than the other side, or your eyelid (the same one twitching) is lower than the other? Regardless, it is difficult... Read More
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
twitching? blepharospasm? differing heights or swelling in one eye, with the double vision seems like you need PMD vs specialist care to sort these is... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology 14 years experience
Possible.: Twitches of the eyelids are a very common symptom. The most common cause is stress, often in association with sleep deprivation and other factors such... Read More
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Possibly: Random twitching of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Probably nothing: Twitching of the small muscles of the face is common, but rarely pathologic. This finding is most commonly associated with fatigue, overuse or other ... Read More
Dr. Robert Sterling
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A Ticklish Issue: Aside from some very rare,weird neurologic problems (and I mean *rare*),these little ticks(usually called "myoclonus")are usually due to some form of... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Duncan m.d.
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Cramps and vibration: The feelings of twitching is usually caused by small muscle contractions and relaxations just as in the eye. Often too small to see. That is very s... Read More
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Dr. Tamara Fountain
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
You : You most likely have myokymia. Very common and typically not serious, but annoying and distracting as you describe. Triggers that can bring it on in... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Maybe: You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caffe... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Eyelid twitching: Eyelid twitching occurs when any issue causes ocular surface irritation. It is a protective mechanism and will continue until the eye irritation is g... Read More
A 24-year-old female 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. It is not serious.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Try to drink more fruit ju... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Holmwood
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Dry eye: this sounds like classic dry eye. see your ophthalmologist and get a TearLab test and discuss Restates or punctual plugs

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