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Floppy Eyelid Syndrome
? Sleep apnea: Floppy eye lids could associate with sleep apnea (lack of oxygenation during sleep when stop breathing momentary). If you snore and over weight the chance of sleep apnea is high. Do you feel tired and sleepy during the day ? Then that is also sign of sleep apnea. If your answer is yes for most of those questions you may have sleep apnea. Pls get sleep test and discusse it with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Legs/arms falling: Asleep are from pressure on nerves or decreased blood flow, in that order. Numbness and tingling from nerve pressure is common during sleep when we don't move much. The numbness etc is temporary malfunction of the sensory part of the nerve. Temporary floppieness is a malfunction of the signals sent from the spine to the muscles. As long as its temporary, it's normal. ...Read more
I have sticky skin on my eyelids, front of my neck, and behind my knees. It's not "sticky skin syndrome", it doesn't happen when it's wet.?
Sticky Skin: If you skin is sticky when damp, but not when completely dry, you have something called acquired cutaneous adherence, or sticky skin syndrome. Sometimes it's caused by medication and sometimes not. It seems to be very rare and not much is known about it. ...Read more
My left eyelid has been twitching for the past week. What can cause that and what can I do to stop it? Could my sjogren's syndrome be a cause?
My below the eye eyelids and cheeks are a little bluish all the time recently. I have stomack problems and irratative bowel syndrome. Any connection?
Dry eye twitching: A common cause of eyelid or eye twitching is dry eye. A trial of artificial tears +/- omega 3 vitamins often relieves the symptoms. More serious causes of eyelid twitching should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist if the symptoms do not resolve with tears. http://fleye.com/store/artificial-tears/retaine-mgd.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer