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What cause constant blinking of right eye for men?

What cause constant blinking of right eye for men?

Most often : Blinking is to lubricate the eyes . The tears are needed for good clear vision. The eyes can dry out from many causes and is more prevalent in women. This can be treated by using lubricating eye drops; refresh, systane or blink as needed. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

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


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What causes right eye twitching?

What causes right eye twitching?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. ...Read more

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What is causing a blurry white vision on the left side of my left eye?

What is causing a blurry white vision on the left side of my left eye?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons you could be having this symptom--some benign, and others severe. I would recommend you been seen by an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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What could cause of the vision impairment in my right eye?

What could cause of the vision impairment in my right eye?

Many causes: There are many causes: dry eye, refractive error, diabetes, ocular ischemia, etc. It is best to get a baseline eye exam by an eye doctor to rule out serious causes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left eye?

What are the causes of tingling in left eye?

Dry Eyes/MGD Likely: Dry eyes ; mgd meibomian gland dysfunction most common cause for irritation, pain, tingling in eyes (if no twiching). There are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) ; artificial tears ; move up a "ladder approach" to antibiotic cream, otc artificial tears. More info at: eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye.Htm. ...Read more

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What's the cause of persistant twitching of the eye-lid?

What's the cause of persistant twitching of the eye-lid?

Stress can cause: Persistent twitching of your eyelid can mean your nervous system is on high alert. I've seen this in some of my patients experiencing anxiety & stress. But, any irritation of the conjunctiva or cornea can cause the eyelids to twitch also. And if it never calms down at all, it can be a sign of certain neurological problems. See your own physician for a better review of your personal situation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of periodic sharp pains over the left eyes?

What is the cause of periodic sharp pains over the left eyes?

Many possible causes: Only a complete exam can reveal the answer to this. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Causes of pulsating headache on right temporal region and right eye?

Causes of pulsating headache on right temporal region and right eye?

See your doctor: It is hard to tell without an examination. In an older age group there is a condition called temporal arteritis which can cause temporal headaches and which can seriously affect vision. It is rare in your age group. There are many potential other causes of temporal headaches which can radiate to the eye ranging from sinus problems to migraines to more serious conditions. See your doctor promptly. ...Read more

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My left eye keeps twitching. What can cause that?

My left eye keeps twitching. What can cause that?

Myokymia: Usual cause is orbital myokymia, a rather benign disorder associated with fatigue, eye strain, electrolyte imbalance, lack of sleep. See an eye specialist and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Left eye is flickering most of the time near upper eye lid.

Left eye is flickering most of the time near upper eye lid.

Tic or nerve: This is usually due to a nerve firing off involuntarily and make the lid "jump". Should go away in 4-7 days but if not, have an eye doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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Numbness around left eye, tingling on side of nose, eye seems to droop?

Possible stroke: When did this start and how long has it been going on.? You could be describing symptoms of a stroke or TIA or it might be a case of Bell's Palsy. If this just happened you should get someone to take you to an emergency facility. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden loss of vision in the right upper corner of the eye?

What would cause  sudden  loss of vision in the right upper corner of the eye?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could cause major swelling behind the left eye?

What could cause major swelling behind the left eye?

Eye swelling: There are many causes for swelling behind an eye. This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist who will do special testing to give you the appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could causee sudden blurred vision in right eye?

What could causee sudden blurred vision in right eye?

Sudden: Any sudden loss of vision in one eye is a significant event and needs evaluation by an eye doctor. There are many causes so it's best to get checked. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Rt eye drooping and pain behind my eye what could be cause ?

Rt eye drooping and pain behind my eye what could be cause ?

Needs evaluation: The list here is lengthy but could include infection, tumors, and vascular lensions. These are not ordinary symptoms and these require an investigation as soon as possible. See your ophthalmologist right away. ...Read more

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Flickering vision in corner of eyes sometimes? Can stress cause this?

Flickering vision in corner of eyes sometimes? Can stress cause this?

Yes : If you mean that your eyelid is twitching, then yes. Eye twitching can be due to stess, lack of sleep, or dry eyes. ...Read more

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What is causing my left eye to twitch so much?

What is causing my left eye to twitch so much?

Several causes: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and overuse of stimulants such as caffeine and decongestants. Local eye irritation can also add to this, such as dry eye, allergy, and blepharitis (eyelid infection, inflammation). Eyestrain and excessive reading can contribute. Try reducing the stress/stimulant factors, and get an eye exam for the other causes. ...Read more

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What can cause your upper left eye to twitch occasionally?

What can cause your upper left eye to twitch occasionally?

Common : Eyelid twitching is very common and usually due to stress, caffeine, sleep deprivation, dehydration or due to medications etc. If you dvelop any other neurological problems then seek medical attention. Take care. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching now extended to the left face?

Left eye twitching now extended to the left face?

Blepharospasm: Possibly could be hemifacial spasm, a neuromuscular disorder that is treated with Botox injections or surgery. The best person to see for this would be a neuro-ophthalmologist who can rule out other causes and recommend a course of treatment. ...Read more

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Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days?

Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days?

Eye: Many things can cause those symptoms but if the headaches are that bad, you should go to the emergency room ...Read more

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I have been having left side facial pain and left eye twitching pain comes and goes?

I have been having left side facial pain and left eye twitching pain comes and goes?

See Doc: Need to find cause of pain. See ENT doc first, he/she may refer you to TMJ-orofacial pain doc. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching nonstop for months, left eye also looks bigger then right, looks swollen.

Proptosis: it warrants an evaluation by your doctor. I dont know any other of your health history so I can't give you a better answer ...Read more

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Left eye twitching on and off for over a month, I am currently nursing my son... Is this related?

Left eye twitching on and off for over a month, I am currently nursing my son... Is this related?

Sort of: Eye twitching is associated wtih anxiety and fatigue, which is also common with a young child. Nursing, per se, is not related. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching for over a week. Ok in morning then by afternoon i exp it. Feels same as if the eye was trying to blink out something. Saw optom.Ok?

Left eye twitching for over a week. Ok in morning then by afternoon i exp it. Feels same as if the eye was trying to blink out something. Saw optom.Ok?

Blepharitis: Most common and least dangerous cause for eyelid twitching is blepharitis, a blockage of the oil glands of the eyelids. Usually best treated by scrubbing the edges of the eyelids with a cotton swab wet with hot water with a tiny dab of baby shampoo on the tip, followed by rinsing the closed eye with warm water. To be sure, see an eye md. ...Read more

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Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching is common and benign. There are no real treatments for this except tincture of time. Some have found that supplemental calcium helps shorten the episodes. This is not related to the pain in your chest. See your primary doctor for that please. ...Read more

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I have been having left eye twitching. Ophthalmologist said everything is fine. I am trying to stop caffeine. Will it only go away once I am stop?

I have been having left eye twitching. Ophthalmologist said everything is fine. I am trying to stop caffeine. Will it only go away once I am stop?

Blepharospasm: Likely stress. Keep track of sleep. Limit alcohol and caffeine. Take a break from screens (computer, phone, tv). Should go away within days however I’ve personally had it intermittently for a few weeks. Mostly just annoying. ...Read more

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Why is my left eye twitching for so long? Should i be concerned that my left cheek and left side of my mouth is also twitching?

Why is my left eye twitching for so long? Should i be concerned that my left cheek and left side of my mouth is also twitching?

Facial spasm: Eyelid twitching is common, and is usually related to stress, fatigue, consumption of stimulants like caffeine, and local eye irritation. Facial twitching, where the cheek and mouth are also twitching, may be "hemifacial spasm", which is more serious. Talk to your medical doctor or neurologist about this possibility. ...Read more

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Waking up w/ my left eye twitching, it's twitched for a long time but now everyday as soon as I wake up. Can feel it. diangosis Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Waking up w/ my left eye twitching, it's twitched for a long time but now everyday as soon as I wake up. Can feel it. diangosis Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Blepharospasm : The condition of spasm around the eye is known as blepharospasm. This could be the result of local dystonia of the nerves in the setting of trigeminal neuralgia, though it may also be present in other individuals as well during times of increased emotional stress. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessel in left eye accompanied by eye twitching in same eye. Doesn't hurt but is really annoying. ?

Exam: you must be seen and examined to be evaluated for possible complications: however, most of these type of subconjunctivial hemorrhages are benign and will resolve on their own ...Read more

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more