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My friend passed away in 2013. However, I have sever vertigo and would like some advice. I have been experiencing sever migraine headaches in addition to the nausua and dizziness. My vision is being effected as well as a left eye twitching which makes me

My friend passed away in 2013. However, I have sever vertigo and would like some advice. I have been experiencing sever migraine headaches in addition to the nausua and dizziness. My vision is being effected as well as a left eye twitching which makes me

Good question..: I'm sorry for your loss.... However, I would suggest seeing a headache specialist or neurologist to determine the cause... I don't want to scare you but serious conditions need to be ruled out and a cause determined. ...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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Mild pain on side of neck, head, eye twitching, its on and off and feel it in my shoulder. My other muscles were randomly twitching to. I have hypothyroid.

Mild pain on side of neck, head, eye twitching, its on and off and feel it in my shoulder. My other muscles were randomly twitching to. I have hypothyroid.

Best to see doctor: The upper cervical nerves form the stellate ganglion which can go rostrad to the head for innervation. The lower ones do control the neck and shoulder muscles. It is difficult to just say that the problem is that. It is best to have it evaluated especially in view of the eye twitching. ...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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Eye twitching for a week now headache starting had Mri, mra, ct scan on head last year showed nothing nothin suffer headaches a lot but eye twitch bad?

Eye twitching for a week now headache starting had Mri, mra, ct scan on head last year showed nothing nothin suffer headaches a lot but eye twitch bad?

A Twitch in Time: Blepharospasm is the term used for eye-twitching that can be a manifestation of an underlying peripheral nerve condition or central nervous system process. Acute trauma around the eye can also result in delayed spasm during nerve healing. In many cases anxiety can also cause this secondary to both acute and chronic stress. If stable, consider it only a nuisance. If changing seek an exam. ...Read more

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I am experiencing eye. Twitching.

I am experiencing eye. Twitching.

Blepharospasm: This is a condition called blepharospasm, which is thought to be due to a misfiring of certain types of neurons/muscles which control eye blinking (creating the twitching). Since the cause can be multifactorial, understanding a history and doing a physical exam is important to best address therapeutic options. Please see your doctor for further evaluation if it becomes bothersome. ...Read more

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Can tmd cause eye twitching?

Could be or: Could be coincidental. Would consult with your physician or dentist. Hope this helps. ...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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Why is underneath my right eye twitching?

Why is underneath my right eye twitching?

Nerve irritation: Is not infrequent, most of the time is mild inflamation
Injury of nerves around the eye, specially after sudden change of temperature, dry eyes, after spending to much time on computer or other activity with no frequent blinking and poor tearing, occasionally after viral URI. Most if the time benign. ...Read more

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Does eyebrow plucking cause eye twitching?

Does eyebrow plucking cause eye twitching?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. It is not associated with eyebrow plucking. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my left eye twitching?

What can I do to stop my left eye twitching?

Botox: See a doctor that gives Botox injections for help if it is ongoing and bothering you. ...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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Eye twitching that turns into small face twitching?

Eye twitching that turns into small face twitching?

Many causes: Certainly stress, anxiety, or dry eyes can cause eyelid twitching. If the twitching is persistent or severe, though, other possible causes such as hemifacial spasm or blepharospasm may be considered. See an eye md for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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My right eye has been twitching a lot since last few days - constantly. Why? Can eye twitching be harmful in any way. Please tell

My right eye has been twitching a lot since last few days - constantly. Why? Can eye twitching be harmful in any way. Please tell

Lots of things: Twitching comes from lots of things. Too much caffeine, dry eyes, corneal problems, and problems with the balance of salts in your bloodstream. If it persists you should see your eyemd or your personal doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having continuous under eye twitching. It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped. How can I treat or stop this? It's really bothering me.

I'm having continuous under eye twitching. It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped. How can I treat or stop this? It's really bothering me.

Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/conditions/eye-twitching. Htm. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/eye-twitching/my00102. ...Read more

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I've had twitches all over my body I've had them since I was 12 and it started with my eye twitching then it started to spread is this normal, I am 20?

Maybe... Depends: An occasional twitch can be a common and relatively normal event. Twitches or localizes muscle spasms can be related to misfires of local nerves to the muscles. Some spasms relate to mineral deficiencies (like potassium or calcium) or local trauma (like over exercising an area) or even over-stimulation (like excess caffeine intake). For eye twitches (called blepharospasms) see your eye md. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching and dizziness?

What causes eye twitching and dizziness?

Not related: Eye twitching is caused by a nerve firing off and usually only lasts a few days---no treatment for it. This does not relate to dizziness. If this persists, see your family doc. ...Read more

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Why is my eye twitching?

Why is my eye twitching?

Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Occasionally, taking some calcium supplements seems to help shorten the episode. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching?

What causes eye twitching?

Stress, fatigue etc: Commonest cause of eye twitching is stress, followed by fatigue, sleep deprivation, stimulant use (even simply coffee). Other conditions causing eye twitching (much less often) include certain movement disorders (e.g. Tourette's, blepharospasm), focal epilepsy. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching?

What causes eye twitching?

Myokymia (if no tic): Random twitching of an eyelid or another small facial muscle, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. It can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see a doctor if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more

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How do I stop an eye twitching?

How do I stop an eye twitching?

Botox: Botox is effective in treating brepharospasms.

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What can I do about eye twitching?

What can I do about eye twitching?

Twitch: Twitching can be a symptom of stress. Consult your physician for workup and treatment, to rule out medical causes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eye twitching?

What are the causes of eye twitching?

Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Occasionally, taking some calcium with magnesium supplements seems to help shorten the episode. Be sure to be getting plenty of rest and avoid extensive eye straining such as long hours in front of computer. If the problem does not resolve see your eye doc. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix frequent eye twitching?

Myokymia: Twitching of the eyelid is called myokymia and is typically experienced in response to stress, lack of sleep and excess caffeine use. ...Read more

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My eye twitching is getting really annoying. Is there a way to fix this?

My eye twitching is getting really annoying. Is there a way to fix this?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Eye twitching (not severe enough for whole lid to close) persistent for months (on and off multiple times a day) causes? / should seek medical exam?

Eye twitching (not severe enough for whole lid to close) persistent for months (on and off multiple times a day) causes? / should seek medical exam?

Lid myokymia: This type of twitching is often called lid myokymia and is often due to dry eyes (tears do not stay on eye as they should & cause a perceived sense of dryness of eye; meibomian glands may be clogged for instance), stress, caffeine intake, lack of sleep.

See your eyemd to rule out other causes that are much less common. ...Read more

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Is apple cider good for eye twitching?

Blepharospasm: Or eyelid twitching is a common condition which there is often no cause found. Many different remedies have been tried over the years, none of which have helped consistently. There is no evidence that apple cider will help this. A good treatment for spasm has been Botox injections into the eyelid muscles. If your symptoms are bad enough, ask your ophthalmologist about this. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of eye twitching?

What are some ways to get rid of eye twitching?

Eye lid twitch: Decrease or stop caffeine use, reduce stress levels and increase amount of hours you sleep. Occasionally, using a cold compress temporarily helps as well. If this problem is severe and persistent, you may need medical treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...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