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why does my bottom eyelid keep twitching

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Benign but annoying: Eyelid fasciculation or twitching is usually from fatigue, stress or even low serum potassium levels. Eating healthy and obtaining the proper amount o ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Muscle spasm: What you describe sounds like a common condition called orbicularis oculi myokymia. It's a type of spasm in muscles around the eye. It tends to presen ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
? Botox: You should talk to your doctor to see if botox injection may be appropriate for you.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Myokymia: 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 caff ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium & magnesium: Try calcium rich food.Take supplements with calcium & magnesium. Dairy & nuts
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lid twitching: neuromuscular irritability. Cut down your caffeine intake
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Lid twitching: May be due to stress or eye irritation. Try artificial tears for irritation, if due to stress, will pass when stress removed.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Listen buddy: Rick, you are a smart person and you have insight. Millions of people have a twitchy eyelid. Hemifacial spasm is a grotesque, severe neurological illn ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
A number of things: This can be do to a number of things from electrolyte disturbances, thyroid disturbances, or something significant such as a neuromuscular disorder. ... Read More
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