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My eyelid keeps twitching. Why?

My eyelid keeps twitching. Why?

Termed myokymia: Twitching of the lid is common in the middle years. It is random and not precipitated by any known pathology. Mostly it is subtle and you can feel it but others cannot see it. Rubbing the twitching lid commonly stops it. Some think extra calcium and magnesium cut down the incidence. Be assured that it is benign and will not harm the eye or vision. ...Read more

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How to stop my eyelid from twitching?

Called myokymia: Twitching of the lid is common in the middle years. It is random and not precipitated by any known pathology. Mostly it is subtle and you can feel it but others cannot see it. Rubbing the twitching lid commonly stops it. Some think extra calcium and magnesium cut down the incidence. Be assured that it is benign and will not harm the eye or vision. ...Read more

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Why does my right eyelid keep twitching?

Twitching eyelid: Twitching eyelids called "myokymia" in one eye one lid is most likely a sign for eye strain of the kind occurs with need for glasses correction or adjustment, general fatigue, eye dryness, etc. Simultaneous upper and lower lid spastic closure with or with out facial spasm might be more serious condition as would be bilateral lid closures. See an eye doc. ...Read more

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How can I get my eyelid to stop twitching?

Get more sleep.: Eyelid twitching is due to overacting nerve impulses to the eyelid muscles. Reduction of caffeine, nicotine or stress will help. Stop burning the candle at both ends and get more real sleep. It may take a week or more for these solutions to work but no real harm is done from the twicthing. Rarely, the twitching is a spasm and might require Botox injections so you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Why has my eyelid been twitching for a week?

Usually benign: Most common cause for twitching of the eyelids is probably "orbicularis myokymia", essentially a spasm of the eylid muscles for no apparent reason. There may possibly be a connection with stress. If the twitching stops on its own within a few weeks, usually nothing needs to be done about it. A more forceful, and long lasting twitching could be "blepharospasm" and should be evaluated by an eye md. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

Eyelid answer: Sometimes the eyelid muscles become tired and they twitch. This is called blepharospasm and it is normally benign.

http://www. Neurocuro. Com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my eyelid keeps twitching?

Termed myokymia: Twitching of the lid is common in the middle years. It is random and not precipitated by any known pathology. Mostly it is subtle and you can feel it but others cannot see it. Rubbing the twitching lid commonly stops it. Some think extra calcium and magnesium cut down the incidence. Be assured that it is benign and will not harm the eye or vision. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my left eyelid keeps twitching?

Benign: Twitching of the lid is common in the middle years. It is random and not precipitated by any known pathology. Mostly it is subtle and you can feel it but others cannot see it. Rubbing the twitching lid commonly stops it. Some think extra calcium and magnesium cut down the incidence. Be assured that it is benign and will not harm the eye or vision. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop my eyelid from twitching?

Artificial tears: Eyelid twitching is usually the result of drying of the eyes, allergy, or air polutants. Cool compresses will help. Artificial tears will help lubricate the eyes. If you think it's allergy there will be reddening of the eyes. For allergy try Optivar or Zaditor (ketotifen) drops from the drug store. ...Read more

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Why has my eyelid been twitching randomly for a month?

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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My friend's eyelid is having spasms and twitching away?

Might be: Fasciculations (if very fine). If truly uncontrolled spasms, should be checked out. ...Read more

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Why does my eyelid keep twitching and how can I stop it?

Why does my eyelid keep twitching and how can I stop it?

Benign: Most "muscle twitches" involving eyelid are secondary to myokymia, which is a benign flickering, usually associated with eyestrain, fatigue, stress, bright sunshine, etc. But blepharospam may explain your twitch, and, if painful, or increasingly uncomfortable, have your eye specialist evaluate, and treat as appropriate. ...Read more

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How do I stop my eyelid from periodic episodes of twitching?

Rest: This twitching of the eyelid is known as myokymia. It is triggered by stress, caffeine use and lack of sleep. It typically lasts for a few weeks and goes away by itself. It is not of concern unless the twitching spreads to other parts of your face, if that happens, see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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My eyelid keeps twitching and it's weirding me out. Is this normal?

My eyelid keeps twitching and it's weirding me out. Is this normal?

See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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My left eyelid has been twitching on n off for 2 weeks. What is wrong?

My left eyelid has been twitching on n off for 2 weeks. What is wrong?

Myokymia: Related to stress, insomnia, excessive caffeine. Very common and usually resolves on its own within one month. If not better after 3 months, or if any mouth/lip involvement, get it checked. ...Read more

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My left eyelid has twitching for 4 days.  is there anything I can do to make it stop?

Many options: Treatment depends on the cause of the spasm. Make sure your electrolytes are normal. If it was caused by too much eye straining, try to relax. Get a good night sleep. In severe cases, Botox injectons can help (approved to treat blepharospasm). Most cases will resolve on its own or with relaxation. If not, check with your doc to discuss other options. ...Read more

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My left eyelid has been constantly twitching for over a week now. Should I be concerned?

My left eyelid has been constantly twitching for over a week now. Should I be concerned?

Generally not but...: While seldom serious, this symptom is a sign that something is out of balance and the cause should be addressed. The most common causes are stress, fatigue, excess caffeine & nutrient deficiencies. Often supplementing with magnesium (ideally as glycinate or taurate), rest & stress reduction will help. If this persists, seek care. See http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/conditions/eye-twitching. Htm. ...Read more

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My left eyelid keeps twitching (spasms). It's been happening for a week now. What should I do?

My left eyelid keeps twitching (spasms). It's been happening for a week now. What should I do?

Lid myokymia: Eyelid twitching/myokymia can be 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; use can be treated with tears; botox (more common) or steroid injections; if symptoms are associated with twitching of whole side of face consult MD to discuss further treatment ...Read more

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My bottom right eyelid is constantly twitching and it's bothering. Anything I can do to stop it?

My bottom right eyelid is constantly twitching and it's bothering. Anything I can do to stop it?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me what I should do? My left eyelid has been twitching constantly for the past few weeks?

May need glasses: Twitching of the eyelids is usually a sign of eye strain, too much close work and/or a need for glasses. It almost always goes away. I suggest you go to an eye doctor if you have not had a recent eye exam and see if you need glasses or a prescription change. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my bottom eyelid has been twitching for almost a month now, any clue why, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my bottom eyelid has been twitching for almost a month now, any clue why, what do you suggest?

Benign but annoying: Eyelid fasciculation or twitching is usually from fatigue, stress or even low serum potassium levels. Eating healthy and obtaining the proper amount of sleep is a good start. There is no easy answer for stress related side effects except to become mentally disciplined to resist stress. Look at it this way, your body has a barometer or gauge to help warn when to relax. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have random twitching of the upper right eyelid. This has been going on randomly for 2wks. Thanks?

Fasciculations: Or twitches usually are not serious and are self-limiting/temporary. It may be related to stress, anxiety, medication side effects.
If it persists or worsens, go see your dr. ...Read more

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My eyelid has been twitching a lot the past two weeks. My eyelid has been twitching a lot the past two weeks. Am I dying?

Eyelid: Eyelid twitching, fortunately, is not an indicator of impending death; however, it is frequently associated with ocular allergies or dry eye syndrome. If you are having other allergic symptoms, such as sneezing or runny nose, you might try an over the counter anti-histamine drop, such as alaway or zaditor (ketotifen). If these don't help, see your local ophthalmologist or optometrist for evaluation. ...Read more