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Eye Twitching Calcium Deficiency
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
My baby is on isomil, she has a bald ring on her head. What are the symptoms of calcium deficiency, how do I know she gets enough calcium?
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.
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you.
None: These are separate conditions caused by different mechanisms.See 2 more doctor answers
Good Morning, Ihad eye twitching for more than a m onth and now my right eye appears smaller and eyelid feels heavy?
Stopped taking topamax (topiramate) a few months ago because of eye twitching. Now my biceps are twitching?
Is eye twitching a side effect of Zoloft? I recently increased the dose and have had this problem for 3 weeks afterwards.
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, medicines can cause it as well. See your eyemd to rule out other causes that are much less common.See 1 more doctor answer
Could you get under eye twitching if you need new glasses? I have had an on and off twitching for a couple of months; had eye exam in June.
I have eye twitching and one side of my face moves. I don't want to go to the doctor. Please just tell me what I can do. Want to try you first. Please.?
Myokymia?: 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.
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
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