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My eyes twitch frequently. Is this neurological or is there something wrong with my eyes?

My eyes twitch frequently. Is this neurological or is there something wrong with my eyes?

Depends: Eyelid "twitching" is a common complaint and is generally benign. Eyelid myokeimia is a unilateral (one sided) condition that causes fasciculations (muscle fiber twitching) in the orbicularis oculi muscles within the eyelids. This is generally related to stress, sleep deprivation and caffeine intake, all of which may alter the body's sympathetic tone and cause fasciculations. Bilateral eyelid twitching is called “benign essential blepharospasm”. The most worrisome condition is facial hemispasm which causes unilateral, painful spasm of the side of the face with associated forced eyelid closure (blepharospasm). This is secondary to a compressive lesion such as a mass or arteriovenous malformation which impinges on the facial nerve (cranial nerve 7) as it exits its foramen in the skull to innervate the side of the face and orbicularis muscles. This must be promptly investigated and decompressed. ...Read more

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My eyelids twitch when eyes are closed, bad balance with rombergs tests, get pins and needles in arms/legs easy. Neurological issue?

My eyelids twitch when eyes are closed, bad balance with rombergs tests, get pins and needles in arms/legs easy. Neurological issue?

Some comments: First, regarding eyelids, this could be benign myokymia, and not due to underlying disease. The romberg test may be a result of vitamin deficiency, inflammatory disorder, or even inner ear issue, and altho abnormal, nonspecific. Fluctuating pins and needles may be due to nerve compression. Best approach here is to get full neurological exam, and get a diagnosis which considers these issues. ...Read more

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If I have right temple spasms with right eye twitch what neurological disorders involvement this?

If I have right temple spasms with right eye twitch what neurological disorders involvement this?

Facial nerve Cranial: Facial nerve, cranial nerve vii, may be involved in an inflamatory or irritating process. This should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can Chronic Sinusitis cause eye pain&preasure and neurogical symptoms(headache,dizziness,weakness and body twitching)?

Can Chronic Sinusitis cause eye pain&preasure and neurogical symptoms(headache,dizziness,weakness and body twitching)?

Sinus symptoms: Yes, infections such as this one may cause many of these symptoms. Especially when there are flares of the infection. Fever and sinus drainage should also be symptoms for sinusitis. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes twitch?

Why do my eyes twitch?

Twitching eyelids: Can be many causes. If it is not persistent, it is most likely due to dry eyes or stress. Most likely stress induced. ...Read more

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Why do I have twitching eyes?

Why do I have twitching eyes?

Don't know but...: Read online about blepharospasm and see whether it applies to you. Just my thought. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes keep twitching?

Why do my eyes keep twitching?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more