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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?
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
Anxiety & multiple sclerosis sure do have the same symptoms.How do you tell the difference? Doc won't test for ms,even though twitching & eye problem.
MS vs anxiety: Can be tricky in some cases, but usually anxiety has "extra" symptoms and signs which are unlikely to be caused by MS. Also signs of anxiety may be fleeting. Eye twitching alone is not likely to be MS. I do not know what your eye symptoms are, but a dilated eye exam can rule out involvement of the optic nerve which is a key finding for MS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello Dr. Good morning, I I am from India & facing a Problem of eye twitching in my left eye in lower lid from last 6-7 days and some times i also feel itching too,?
Eye doc: See an ophthalmologist if symptoms persist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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