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Eye Twitching And Stroke
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
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
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
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
Painless pressure in the left side of my head for over a week and constant eye twitching which started around 10 hours ago?
My right eye has been twitching a lot since last few days - constantly. Why? Can eye twitching be harmful in any way. Please tell
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Eye: Many things can cause those symptoms but if the headaches are that bad, you should go to the emergency room ...Read more
Sounds like: Ocular myokymia, which is quite common and self-limited usually and very annoying, but benign. Caused most often by fatigue, eye strain, stress, lack of sleep, exhaustion, nearby infections, such as nasal or sinus, repetitive squinting, maybe blepharospam. May respond to modification of corrective lenses. See your ophthalmologist, if too troublesome. ...Read more
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