A 55-year-old female asked:
at first my 5 yr old keeps on blinking his eyes..five days after aside from blinking his eye, his keeps on moving his nose.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ehsan Sadri answered
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Exam: He may be experiencing a allergies reaction to something ie dust mites etc. Other possibilities include psychosomatic reaction ( children often can create symptoms of it draws parental attention). If this persists then consider a visit to your doctor.
Answered on Apr 21, 2019
Dr. Deborah Reynolds answered
Specializes in Psychiatry
Also consider Tics: Agree that Allergies are a primary suspect. At this age, Tics are common, so if it’s not Allergies then a Tic Disorder could be considered. Best thing for Tics at this age is Behavioral Therapy, and it’s best to do it as soon as possible.
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
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