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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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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What could have caused me to experience almost complete blindness in my left eye and numbness/tingling on my body?

What could have caused me to experience almost complete blindness in my left eye and numbness/tingling on my body?

Need evaluation: These are neurologic symptoms and need evaluation. Make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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

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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I have tingling on my left cheek bone, my left eye is irritating and I am getting headaches. I do have a 61% level of anxiety. I'm so scared. What should I do?

I have tingling on my left cheek bone, my left eye is irritating and I am getting headaches. I do have a 61% level of anxiety. I'm so scared. What should I do?

Anxiety: Your description sounds like you have some eye irritation from dry eye causing your headaches and pain. The left cheek tingling is likely a manifestation of your anxiety. I would try artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor for further treatment. ...Read more

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Throbbing nerve above left eye on forehead 2days. Eye area, cheek numb/ tingling. Taking Currently Tegretol for TN?

Throbbing nerve above left eye on forehead 2days. Eye area, cheek numb/ tingling. Taking Currently Tegretol for TN?

Approach: Since you have trigeminal neuralgia, and are on Tegretal which is the classic drug for this condition, you are probably well controlled, but contact your doctor about the newer symptoms just to be safe, and consider checking drug level to make sure it is therapy range. ...Read more

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I have this tingling sensation on my left forehead. Doesn't hurt. Left eye and eyebrow twitching as well. Any ideas : (I have suffer from anxiety?

I have this tingling sensation on my left forehead. Doesn't hurt. Left eye and eyebrow twitching as well. Any ideas : (I have suffer from anxiety?

Tingle & Twitch: Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. Then see a mental health professional for treatment of anxiety. Consider such modalities as clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training (www. Asch. Net) or for self-help use the Relaxation Response. Www. Relaxationresponse. Org Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Blurred left eye, tingling in the left side of face, tingling in left hand in stressful periods with normal MR and physical exam. Only stress?? F, 32

Blurred left eye, tingling in the left side of face, tingling in left hand in stressful periods with normal MR and physical exam. Only stress?? F, 32

Please continue to: Investigate. I suggest you see an opthamologist to examine your eyes to be sure there is no disease process. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Tingling in left srm and hsnd, dizziness, psin in head and neck, liss of use temoorarily on left arm and hand, hrt rate 115 @ rest...left eye lazy?

Tingling in left srm and hsnd, dizziness, psin in head and neck, liss of use temoorarily on left arm and hand, hrt rate 115 @ rest...left eye lazy?

Many symptoms: You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible to work out what causes your symptoms and then get started in improving things.
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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Wat 2 do n y? I get mild h/a around left eye n temporal, tingling of l hand, orthostatic hypo, w agitation n loss of concentra. Recom ct/neurogist?

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Wat 2 do n y? I get mild h/a around left eye n temporal, tingling of l hand, orthostatic hypo, w agitation n loss of concentra. Recom ct/neurogist?

Neurology: Recommend neurologist to run nerve conduction tests and other workup depending on initial findings from neurological exam. ...Read more

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Started Vestura, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) don't smoke. Leg/arm fall sleep night. Left Eye twitch, tingling left face/arm went to ER ruled out Stroke, said see Neuro, thoughts?

Started Vestura, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) don't smoke. Leg/arm fall sleep night. Left Eye twitch, tingling left face/arm went to ER ruled out Stroke, said see Neuro, thoughts?

ATEIN: A Thorough Evaluation Is Needed. ..

You should get a complete in-person evaluation by a physician. The list of possibilities is too long to properly exclude online.

An ER Evaluation is NOT that evaluation -- it is just a screen to rule out what needs to be dealt with immediately.

A good neurologist is fine but I would start with a comprehensive evaluation by a good Primary Care Physician ...Read more

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Extreme pain in left eye, what will be cause?

Significant issue: Too many possibilities to even advise you. "extreme eye pain", especially if any vision loss is a true urgency. You need formal assessment with your eye care physician. Cornea erosion is but one possibility of many! ...Read more

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What can cause a headache I have over my left eye?

What can cause a headache I have over my left eye?

Many things: There are very many things that can cause headaches form classic migraine variants to High blood pressure, to sinus infections, to hormonal issues, to various food precipitants, to more serious underlying issues. Headaches are common and usually are easily cured with an over the counter headache medication. If they do not work or if the headache is unbearable, then you need to see a Dr. ...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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Half of my left eye is all red. What could be the cause?

Half of my left eye is all red. What could be the cause?

Many possibilities: It could be many things. Some of the possibilities are subconjunctival hemorrhage, bacterial conjunctivitis, viral conjunctivitis, anterior uveitis, and episcleritis. The only way to know for certain what it is would be to see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain and pressure in the left eye?

What are the causes of pain and pressure in the left eye?

Many: Pain and pressure feelings in an eye can be a sign of a myriad of conditions from minor annoyances like dry eye, sinus disease to serious conditions like glaucoma, uveitis and infections in the eye. You must seek an ophthalmologists opinion for this. ...Read more

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What could cause pain behind left eye when blinking hard?

Ocular irritation: Many things can cause pain when blinking. Chalazian, infection, dermoids, cysts, foreign body, myocytis and about 40 more conditions. Please see your local oculplastic surgeon for best diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause a visual disturbances only in my left eye?

What can cause a visual disturbances only in my left eye?

Many things: Check to see if it is the left half of the field of both eyes - in which case it could be migraine. Otherwise it could be a problem on the left such as retinal detachment, optic neuropathy, diabetes, cataract, glaucoma. If persistent you should be your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain behind left eye when blinking hard. What could cause this?

Pain behind left eye when blinking hard. What could cause this?

Many causes!: A foreign body stuck inside the eyelid can cause this, but so can inflammation in the eye. Sinus problems can also cause some tenderness with blink or with squeezing. ...Read more

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What coudl cause a foamy whitish discharge on my son's left eye?

What coudl cause a foamy whitish discharge on my son's left eye?

Eye discharge: A white foamy discharge from your child's eye may be due to allergies or could be an indication of dacrocystitid, or an infection of the tear duct. ...Read more

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What cause eye pain in left eye sharp 1:00 or:30 minutes long and it wakes me?

What cause eye pain in left eye sharp 1:00 or:30 minutes long and it wakes me?

New Condition?: I see that you suffer from HYPERthyroidism and have a history of headaches. Either one of those problems are GREAT reasons to suffer eye pains. Other causes would include problems within the eye itself having to do either with retinal pathologies or sudden pressure changes in the eye such as acute glaucoma. Bottom line is that you could use an ophthalmological exam to start with maybe neurology ...Read more

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My left eye just recently got lazy and the pupil is noticably smaller. What can cause this?

My left eye just recently got lazy and the pupil is noticably smaller. What can cause this?

Age 40: This does not just happen at age 40. You need an eye exam to determine the cause. The pupil could be something of neurological etiology and the lazy eye as a result. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has a foamy whitish discharge on his left eye, what can cause this foamy discharge?

Conjunctivitis: Please consult an ophthalmologist. He may have either allergic, viral or bacterial conjunctivitis. Use it with cold water and ice pack with artificial tears meanwhile then consult with doc. Avoid teaching other eye and keep the hands clean with soap and water. ...Read more

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I have a nerve under my left eye that pulses/flickers really quickly intermittently (visibly). What would cause that?

I have a nerve under my left eye that pulses/flickers really quickly intermittently (visibly). What would cause that?

Twitch: Sounds like your lower eyelid is twitching. This is typically due to either dry eyes, stress or lack of sleep. The first can be addressed with otc artificial years. The latter two are obvious. If it continues, see you eye md. ...Read more

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Visual distortion in left eye only. Seems like there's a cloud over every thing I see through my left eye. What could cause this?

Visual distortion in left eye only. Seems like there's a cloud over every thing I see through my left eye. What could cause this?

So many things: At the age of 21, not likely cataract or macular degeneration, but a history of weight gain means possibility of benign intracranial hypertension needs to be ruled out. Unchecked, it can cause permanent visual loss and other problems. Other causes include allergy, dry eye, astigmatism, uveitis, glaucoma, retina problems, various types of brain problems. See an eye MD right away. ...Read more

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I was driving today and my left eye crossed on its own and I couldn't make it stop for a minute or so. Not the first time. What causes this?

Tricky: The first question is whether this occurred because the direction you moved the eye or if the eye moved on its own. You imply the latter. This would be a temporary muscle or nerve effect, like muscle spasm/fatigue. Surprisingly less common than the nerve being weak and always sagging when looking in one directcion. ...Read more

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What could cause a person to go fully blind over time? Even though my left eye is useless I notice my "good" eye is slowly losing vision. How come?

What could cause a person to go fully blind over time? Even though my left eye is useless I notice my "good" eye is slowly losing vision. How come?

See an eye doctor: There are too many reasons to list! You need to see an eye doctor asap, especially if you feel your better-seeing eye is losing vision. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What can cause blurriness in the left eye?

What can cause blurriness in the left eye?

Many issues: Many issues can cause unilateral blurred vision. Go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my left eye teary when lying down!

Varuable: Thiscan be from a simple partial blocked tear duct to a weak eyelid muscle or even the eyes not being properly aligned when at an angle. See an ophthalmologist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What could have caused my left eye to swell up?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons to cause eye swelling - infection, foreign body, allergies, inflammation. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation if this does not get better. ...Read more

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My left eye is big then other normal how causes?

My left eye is big then other normal how causes?

See an ophthalmologi: There are a number of reasons that can cause your condition known as proptisis from abnormal thyroid to optic nerve or orbital disease to benign natural assymetry. Please get it checked out by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My left eye is a little blurry. Possible causes?

My left eye is a little blurry. Possible causes?

Blurry vision: Blurry vision can be due to: dry eyes (most common) {from a variety of causes, mgd, blepharitis}, need for new glasses (refractive error;induced myopia); diabetes, headaches/ migraines; conjunctivalchalasis; rare issues (increased intracranial pressure/ papilledema, etc. Consult with us to see what tests you need. ...Read more

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What can cause my left eye to not adjust to darkness properly?

What can cause my left eye to not adjust to darkness properly?

Dark adaptation: Issues with dark adaptation may be a sign of retinal, optic nerve, or cataract issues. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause my left eye's vision to be more blurred than my right?

What could cause my left eye's vision to be more blurred than my right?

Refraction: Most likely a difference in the refractive needs between the eyes (the prescription needed which has to do with the shape of the eyes). There are other more dangerous reasons so you need to see an eye doctor. ...Read more