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Can Eyelid Twitching Be An Early Sign Of A Seizure
Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more
Unlikely: If the eyelid twitching is the only symptom, it is unlikely that it is a seizure. Twitching of eyelids is a common tic or something called blepharospasm. Blepharospasm can be caused by dry eyes, stress, or tiredness. If it is troublesome, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head..Also tenderness in some parts o?
See an MD: Are you diagnosed with seizure disorder? It's normal to feel groggy and 'out of it' for a while after a seizure, but severe headaches don't necessarily go with seizures and would need to be worked up by an md. See an md, because some seizure disorders are life-threatening if not controlled. A neurologist would be best suited for this. ...Read more
Yes but...: There are so many causes of headache of which many are felt in the temples, one of which causes is vasculitis. But vasculitis is a rare cause of headache. Most headaches in people with proven connective tissue disorders in fact are not due to cerebral vasculitis. Diagnostic tests exist which your neurologist may suggest for your headache work-up. ...Read more
Possibly: It's possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Recently have developed a pretty severe eye twitch. This is always accompanied by a debilitating headache. Could be seizure? History of pos epilepsy.
I'm not sure if you: mean you have a "possible" history of seizure or a "positive" (confirmed) history of seizure. That may change the interpretation of your symptoms. On the face of it, however, this sounds more like a migraine headache with "aura." However, any recent onset of severe headache should be checked out by a doctor. I wish you the best. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Can a progressive case of dementia be determined by a spinal tap, blood testing, or an MRI during very early onset or at all?
Assessment: There should be an extensive workup for patients who exhibit signs of dementia, which includes a number of different diagnostic tests, which may include a lumbar puncture, blood tests and imaging. A neurologist would be appropriate to consult if this is a question. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is change in voice a sign that someone is having a seizure? What could these symptoms be the sign of?
Vocal change & sz: Sometimes a vocal noise is part of a seizure, like a yelp or a yell. A change in the voice is not normally a seizure. People with seizures normally cannot speak. When they can speak, it may make no sense. There are some videos of this to compare to- see frontal seizure on youtube for example. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frequent headaches for a 2 years and new onset eye twitching. Could it be caused by a brain tumour?
Unlikely: Brain tumors can and often cause headaches but 2 years is too long to blame a brain tumor for. Eye twitching has nothing to do with a brain tumor as it is normal for muscles to twitch off and on if they are tired or over worked. If you have progression of these symptoms, then you should get a medical examination done from your doctor. ...Read more
Urine Control: Generally, the answer is no. Urinary incontinance can be caused by primary dysfunction of the muscles of control of urination or by injury to the nerves controlling these muscles. Strokes generally do not effect these nerves in isolation. Seek the advice of your doctor and ask for a referral to a urologist. ...Read more
Might it be possible that a a brain hemorrhage or the beginning of one be detected though a test by the ophthalmologist?
Eyes suddenly start twitching. Is this associated with stress or a neurological symptom or the eye muscle or what?
Twitch: Eyestrain, a tic, rarely something neurological.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
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