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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Drooping Eye

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Can bruxism, clenching and or TMJ disfunction cause facial nerve palsy? No drooping eye or mouth, just left cheek sits slightly lower when smiling?

Can bruxism, clenching and or TMJ disfunction cause facial nerve palsy? No drooping eye or mouth, just left cheek sits slightly lower when smiling?

Possible, but...: A nerve disorder can have multiple causes. It is possible that a structural, vascular or neurological problem can be related, but you will need to see your dentist or someone who treats these type of disorders to get a careful evaluation first to determine the causes of the problems. Then you can address the causes with diagnostic treatments. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be causing my left eye to droop and twitch?

What could be causing my left eye to droop and twitch?

Dry eye treatment: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you know you have an aneurysm? I've had severe headache causing my eye to droop/close up.

How do you know you have an aneurysm?  I've had severe headache causing my eye to droop/close up.

Be careful: Aneurysm is very serious problem some time could be silent and time could leak blood or rupture. According to mayo clinic, Those are the most common sign of silent ones. Pain above and behind an eye A dilated pupil Change in vision or double vision Numbness, weakness or paralysis of one side of the face A drooping eyelid, If you feel you may have it go and check it out. Good Luck ...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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Causes for dry eyes?

Many: Causes for dry eye including those that cause not enough production of tears and those that cause your tears to disappear too quickly. Your eyemd should be able to help figure out which you have and give an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read more

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What causes dry eyes?

Many issues: Age, systemic meds, lid and skin disease, autoimmune disease, hormonal changes, viruses, diabetes and other neurotrophic issues, and many more. ...Read more

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What cause puffy eyes?

What cause puffy eyes?

Puffy Eyes: Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and other factors. Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake. http://www.eyehealthweb.com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more

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What can cause eye damage?

What can cause eye damage?

Eye damage due to: Many causes: diabetes, high blood pressure, infection, poor contact lens hygiene, Trauma, to much sun, poor diet, genetics, mutations/cancer, inflammation, iv drugs, ...Read more

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What could cause dry eyes?

Dry eyes: Are caused by a deficiency of the tears which your eyes produce. Typically there is no specific cause found for dry eyes, but symptoms can be caused by other eye conditions, both infectious and inflammatory. If you are having significant problems, then you should see your ophthalmologist for a complete exam. ...Read more