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What caused my eye and lip to twitch persistently for the past 2 weeks?

What caused my eye and lip to twitch persistently for the past 2 weeks?

Irritable nerve: The nerve sending signals to a particular muscle or part of that muscle is irritable for whatever reason. These "tics" are almost always benign, are self limited, and just an annoyance. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands and lips to seize and have excessive eye twitching?

What could cause my hands and lips to seize and have excessive eye twitching?

Time: Usually twitching gets better on its own. There are a few things you can do to help: get more sleep, decrease stress and decrease caffeine intake. More info is available at http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html. ...Read more

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Jaw hurt this am. Think I slept w/ hand against face. Eye and lips twitching, felt like they were asleep. Resolved in 10 min. No return. Causes?

Jaw hurt this am. Think I slept w/ hand against face. Eye and lips twitching, felt like they were asleep. Resolved in 10 min. No return. Causes?

TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, popping/clicking noise in the jaw joint and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Neck spasm caused head to spasm, eyes to twitch lips to twitch cheeks to twitch. side of my head twitch all day long this caused an aniexty attack y?

Neck spasm caused head to spasm, eyes to twitch lips to twitch cheeks to twitch. side of my head twitch all day long this caused an aniexty attack y?

Anxiety: Anxiety may be the underlying cause, a contributing factor, or a symptom. Please see a doctor to sort out the causes so that you can get the proper treatment. This problem should not be diagnosed online. ...Read more

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I noticed my right eye twitches whenever i bite my lip what can be causing this? Is this an early sign of parkinson's? It does run in my family.

I noticed my right eye twitches whenever i bite my lip what can be causing this? Is this an early sign of parkinson's? It does run in my family.

Not Parkinson's: There are a host of poorly-understood facial reflexes that happen in response to different stimuli, often on the face. They vary considerably from person to person. That this is familial is interesting. Parkinson's doesn't present this way. ...Read more

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My Lower lip or eye lid keeps twitching what is it and what can i do for it at home.

My Lower lip or eye lid keeps twitching what is it and what can i do for it at home.

What is it ?: Here's a concept you need to learn the concept is DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS which means that something can have more than 1 cause what a doctor does is construct a list of possible diagnoses & then rules out all but the correct one so in order to know what to do you have to know what it is first if you're concerned see a doctor. ...Read more

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On 25mg of zoloft. Been 4 days. First twitches were going away but are back in random places. Only right side of my face is affected, lip & eye. Why?

On 25mg of  zoloft. Been 4 days. First twitches were going away but are back in random places. Only right side of my face is affected, lip & eye. Why?

Zoloft doesn't get: to therapeutic levels that fast in 4 days. Usually it's in a few weeks. The lip or eye twitching may not be related to Zoloft's effects either. Myokymia or twitching of the eyelids can be from something as simple as stress or lack of sleep, and can get better with rest.Not sure about the lip quivering or twitching.Do see your doctor and go over this with her/him soon.This will bring peace of mind. ...Read more

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My eye, cheek and lips on the right side of my face twitch so fast it looks like I have had a stroke but only lasts around 30 seconds then stops.

My eye, cheek and lips on the right side of my face twitch so fast it looks like I have had a stroke but only lasts around 30 seconds then stops.

Fasciculations: You are describing fasciculations. The cause is unknown. It is usually benign. It is intermittent and usually temporary over hours, days, or intermittently over a couple of weeks. If it persists, you should see your doctor as there are rare but more serious causes. ...Read more

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