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why is my lower lip twitching

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Myoclonus: End stage COPD can lead to a drop of oxygenation in your blood (hypoxia) despite getting supplemental oxygen and can lead to muscle twitching. See you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: If this is a dose/medication related issue, this should disappear as you continue your taper.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
SeveralPossibilities: Most cases of a twitching lip may be due to stress, fatigue, emotion, excessive caffeine intake or some deficiency in the diet such as potassium. Lip ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Magnesium: Stress is factor, but try some extra magnesium and that might help the twitch.
A 46-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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raviv
Dr. Tal Raviv answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: Need to ask for more information.
A female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Twitch: does this happen often when youget anxious or nervous if you do then it is called habitual tic and self control will resolve this problem. lack of sle ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyelid swells: Swelling under eyelid can be due to the following [most common to least]: swelling from allergy; age issue (blepharoptosis, dermatochalasis), genetic ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Twitching: This may be a muscular issue related to fatigue or irritation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Hirsch Ziegler
46 years experience Dentistry
Too vague: How old are you? Is the twitch intermittant or constant? How long do you have this? Is it getting worse or the same? Some are not significant, some ca ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
24 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Blepharospasm: twitching of the eyelid is called blepharospasm. All muscles in the body can twitch, these muscles are so small that the twitching is very obvious. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: This could represent many things. Burning of eyes is sometimes a result of allergic conjunctivitis. It is difficult to tell over the internet. See ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: There are usually other symptoms that give clues. For some reason there is increased activity of the nervous syhstem.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Twitching: Hard to know without seeing your forearm. Please go to the nearest Emergency facility and they will almost certainly help you!
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Ubeda
43 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve irritation: Is not infrequent , most of the time is mild inflamation Injury of nerves around the eye , specially after sudden change of temperature , dry eyes , ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Cannot tell: Need more information. Whatever the cause, use frequent lubricant such as chapstick, vaseline, aquaphor, etc.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP ASAP: could be a very mild ischemic stroke which is more common in the population. See your doctor ASAP for examination, tests and treatment if needed. Take ... Read More
A 40-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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Well: I would say lipstick comes 2 mind first. I can think of no disease process that contributes. I'm sure it's subtle but there are a million options ou ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Facial spasm: Eyelid twitching is common, and is usually related to stress, fatigue, consumption of stimulants like caffeine, and local eye irritation. Facial twitc ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eleanor Host
28 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve is misfiring: The nerves control the muscles, and sometimes one of the nerve fibers gets sensitive and keeps sending signals to the muscle to contract. Since it is ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Fasiculation: This is most likely something called a fasiculation. It is an isolated muscle twitch in one area that lasts temporarily. A good example is an eye twit ... Read More
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