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What does it mean if my one eyelid starts to droop?

What does it mean if my one eyelid starts to droop?

See an eye doctor: New lid droop always needs to be evaluated. Although most of the time it is benign, there may be conditions that have to be addressed. Often, medical or surgical treatment can help, so don't delay seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyebrow/eyelid droops periodically?

What does it mean if my eyebrow/eyelid droops periodically?

You live in gravity: There are many causes of this, but it primarily is caused by living in gravity. Don't blame it on age! There can be problems with the muscles in the eyelid or eyebrow. An oculoplastic surgeon is the best to diagnose this. Look at www.ASOPRS.org. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your hand starts twitching today?

What does it mean if your hand starts twitching today?

Twitching happens: Most of the time, twitching (an involuntary muscle movement, usually very small), is harmless and resolves quickly without treatment. High stress, dehydration, low blood sugar, certain medications, electrolyte imbalances and many other things can cause twitching that lasts a long time. If your twitching does not resolve quickly, then it is time to see y our family doctor! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

Eyelid answer: Sometimes the eyelid muscles become tired and they twitch. This is called blepharospasm and it is normally benign. http://www.neurocuro.com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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What does it mean if my tears fall from only one eye?

What does it mean if my tears fall from only one eye?

Blocked drainage: There is a plumbing system, the lacrimal outflow tract, which drains excess tears from the eye into the nose. If you have tear overflow on one side only and that eye is not inflammed as a cause of excess tears, then you may have some blockage. Check with your ophthalmologist who has good testing for this in the office. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur left eye is drope then normal?

What does it mean when ur left eye is drope then normal?

Lid droop: Intermittent lid drop/droop can be due to a few issues. We check to be sure your pupil is normal. If normal and your eye ball is working normall (straight and not deviated). We ask if you ever had a history of crossed eyes. We ask if you have any new difficulty swallowing. Ptosis and other eye lid anomalies can be evaluated by an eyemd. ...Read more

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What can it mean if my eye constantly is twitching?

What can it mean if my eye constantly is twitching?

Caffeine and...: Caffeine, stress and lack of sleep are the top causes of twitching. Check out http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html for more info! ...Read more

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What does it mean if when i close my eyes i can see the reflection of my eyeball?

What does it mean if when i close my eyes i can see the reflection of my eyeball?

Normal: Most people can if they focus on it. You may be spending more time than most doing it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my butt starts to bleed?

What does it mean if my butt starts to bleed?

Something is wrong: You have a tear, a fissure, a fistula, or a hemorrhoid or other problem requiring a visit to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

What does it mean when one of your testicles is swollen?

Scrotal swelling: Swellings in the scrotum can be several things. Possibilities include hydrocele, epididymitis, hernia, testicular torsion, testicular cancer, varicocele and epididymal cyst, among others. An h&p, labs, and ultrasound are warranted. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?

What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?

Loss of eyebows: You could have seborrhoic dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis affecting your eyebrows. Another cause may be strictly mecanical from rubbing your eyes because of allergies. Consult your doctor or dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one spot of your right breast hurts?

What does it mean when one spot of your right breast hurts?

Usually okay: Depending on your age common to have localized pain in your breast usually cyclical with your period and do to cysts, dilated ducts if redness , marked tenderness, fever then need to rule out abscess. If continues they can do a ultrasound to look at that spot to assure you that you are ok cancers are not tender for the most part. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your eye itself isnt sore but when rubbing your eyes your eyelid is hurting some?

What does it mean if your eye itself isnt sore but when rubbing your eyes your eyelid is hurting some?

Early stue: A small stye or chalazion in the eyelid can cause tenderness. Try hot compresses a few times daily until it goes away, or see an eye doctor! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eyebrow keeps twitching?

What does it mean when your eyebrow keeps twitching?

Myokymia: Myokymia is a benign but annoying muscle twitch. It is harmless. Reduce caffeine and stress, and get more sleep, and it will get better. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lazy eye is making my head hurt?

What does it mean if my lazy eye is making my head hurt?

Probably separate: These are two separate issues. Lazy eye refers to the drifting of and eye when its vision is down, usually from childhood. This is an adaptation that does not cause head pain. Headache can come from a variety of causes but that needs evaluation for another cause than lazy eye. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your eyeball itself isn't sore but when rubbing your eyes your eyelid is sore?

What does it mean if your eyeball itself isn't sore but when rubbing your eyes your eyelid is sore?

Many possibilities: Pain is a very non-specific symptom in all areas, including the eyelid. Most common is inflammation or infection, such as a simple stye or blepharitis (infection of eyelid margin). As long as there is no swelling, skin rash, discharge, redness of the eye or change in vision, try warm compresses for 5 mins 2-3x/day. Avoid too much eyelid rubbing. If not better soon see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your eyebrow keeps twitching?

Eye brow twitch: This is non specific and usually is self limiting. An underlying refractive may trigger it, as well as fatigue, tension and anxiety. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your one side of your face hurt?

What does it mean when your one side of your face hurt?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my one eyelid starts to droop?

See an eye doctor: New lid droop always needs to be evaluated. Although most of the time it is benign, there may be conditions that have to be addressed. Often, medical or surgical treatment can help, so don't delay seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it weird to have only one drooping eyelid?

Is it weird to have only one drooping eyelid?

Drooping eyelid: This problem is common. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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My mom has drooping eyelid on one side?

My mom has drooping eyelid on one side?

Ptosis: A drooping eye lid is called ptosis. It can occur for numerous reasons, most of which can be surgically corrected. See your eye doctor to determine the cause of the ptosis and for treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Hi , my son just turned 6 months yesterday and I'm afraid because for the past 4-5 days one of his eyelids has been a little droopy. ?

Hi , my son just turned 6 months yesterday and I'm afraid because for the past 4-5 days one of his eyelids has been a little droopy. ?

Droopy lids: Usually there is some mild eyelid swelling that causes an allergic reaction and eyelids to droop. You can give a trial of benadryl 1.2 tsp (2.5 cc/ml) at night ands see if symptom goes away. If not I would check with pedi MD if needs eye referral to rule out congenital nerve ptosis that can occur at birth, usually one eye. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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What do you do if you have one droopy eyelid?

What do you do if you have one droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Today i woke up and i had one drooping eyelid! what should I do?

Today i woke up and i had one drooping eyelid! what should I do?

See your doctor: This should prompt a visit to your doctor now to rule out any major problems. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever had surgery for only one drooping eyelid?

Has anyone ever had surgery for only one drooping eyelid?

Yes, but...: Many surgeons who perform this kind of corrective surgery will operate on both eyelids because of the existence of a reflex in the brain that causes one lid to descend when the other is raised. So, raising the drooping lid alone may cause the other (normal) lid to droop. ...Read more

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I am experiencing drooping eyelid (side: one eye only) .

I am experiencing  drooping eyelid (side: one eye only) .

Ptosis: If you have inflammation of the lid or of the eye, this droop can be temporary. If the droop is not inflamed but seems spontaneous and possibly progressive, then it might be due to neurologic issues and various eye muscle paralyses. See your ophthalmologist or an oculoplastic surgeon to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I took ecstasy ("molly"/pure mdma) last night, and the next morning I have one droopy eyelid. What could cause it?

I took ecstasy ("molly"/pure mdma) last night, and the next morning I have one droopy eyelid. What could cause it?

Sympathatomimetic: Sympathetic nervous system innervates the levator palpabrie superioris muscle, which elevates the eyelids. Ecstasy is methylenedioxymethamphetamine and it stimulates the sympathatic nervous system (sns) but it can also cause neurotoxicity of the sns, resulting in damage of the sns. Since, sns elevates the eyelid muscle, it's damage will result in drooping of the eyelid. ...Read more

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One of the doctors said that it is possible to get drooping eyelid corrected through drops while the other disagreed.So what is the solution?Plz ans.

One of the doctors said that it is possible to get drooping eyelid corrected through drops while the other disagreed.So what is the solution?Plz ans.

Not a great solution: Two muscles control upper lid height: levator palpebrae and müllers muscle. The müllers muscle is responsible for about 15% of the upper lid position. It is sympathetically innervated (the fight-or-flight response). Under stress, your eyelid opens up a bit. Certain eyedrops activate the sympathetic system, so it too can raise your lid a bit (0-2mm). It's a temporary fix and not a great solution. ...Read more

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I have eczema on one eyelid, been treating with 1% cortisone cream for 8 mos. My eyelid is drooping, is this caused by cortisone, and will it resolve?

I have eczema on one eyelid, been treating with 1% cortisone cream for 8 mos. My eyelid is drooping, is this caused by cortisone, and will it resolve?

Possible: Use of corticosteroid ophthalmic drops have rarely been reported to cause ptosis. Corticosteroids can cause muscle weakness(corticosteroid myopathy). The thinest skin in the body is in the eyelid. It is conceivable that prolonged use could cause weakness of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle that raises the eyelid. ...Read more

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Drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye, what to do?

Drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye, what to do?

A decrease or loss: of function of your orbicularis oculi or levator muscles (some of the muscles that control eyelid movement) can indicate a neurologic pathology that needs to be evaluated by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What does a doctor have to do to correct one drooping eyelid?

What does a doctor have to do to correct one drooping eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What to do about drooping in upper and lower eyelid of one eye?

See a doctor for : Evaluation and treatment. The best option is to see an Oculoplastic specialist. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with drooping eyelid in my left eye. I have been having headaches on and off, although I am not having one right now.

Ptosis: sounds like ptosis (a weakness of the levator muscle in the eylid) Headaches suggestive of inflammatory process. Bells palsy can look similar but it is seldom isolated only to the eyelid. Have your situation evaluated by MD. Your condition is not normal and could have other causes ...Read more

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Can Astigmatism in one eye cause the eyelid to droop? Or does wearing outdated prescription lenses or contacts cause drooping eyelids?

Perhaps: Of the items listed, the only one that can cause a droopy eyelid is contact lenses, which can cause ptosis from mechanical irritation of the eyelid. ...Read more

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