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Floppy Eyelid Syndrome (Overview)

Floppy eyelid syndrome


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She had floppy eyelid when she fell asleep. Is it something I should be worry?

She had floppy eyelid when she fell asleep. Is it something I should be worry?

? 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 more

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Floppy Eyelid Syndrome (Overview)

Floppy eyelid syndrome


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Is floppiness after legs falling asleep a sign of a nerve condition?

Is floppiness after legs falling asleep a sign of a nerve condition?

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

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily.
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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.?

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

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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?

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?

Urgent consultation: Bluish discoloration (cyanosis) of the cheeks, lips, tongue or fingers is a serious sign and needs to be thoroughly investigated. Diseases of heart or lungs can cause cyanosis. Please see your pcp who after a history and exam would decide further action. ...Read more

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Can dry eye syndrome cause eyelid twitches?

Can dry eye syndrome cause eyelid twitches?

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 more

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