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Floppy Eyelid Syndrome In Children
? 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?
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
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.
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What, other than Benign fasciculation syndrome, would cause twitching throughout entire body? Eyelids, anus, eardrums, lips, arms, legs, abdomen, etc.
Nonspecific observtn: "floppy baby" is a nonspecific term used to describe an infant whose muscle tone is diminished. Tone is like the stretchy of a rubber band, when weak, decreased tone prevents babies from maintaining their posture. This implies a disturbance, anywhere from the brain down to the nerve or muscle. Some conditions with low tone include:down syndrome, brain injury, spinal muscular atrophy, prader-willi synd. ...Read more
Maybe: Floppy baby syndrome or hypotonia has many causes. Most babies with hypotonia can receive their immunizations on time, however each child will need to be evaluated before the specific question can be answered. It is a delicate balance between preventing a serious infection and potential side effects of vaccines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal eye syndrome:
This is the first time I see such a label.
I am going to conjecture that the examiner did not find any abnormalities of the eye and/or visual system. No nearsightedness, no farsightedness, no astigmatism etc. Or no redness, no pain and no other pathological state, and called it normal eye syndrome. ...Read more
The marcus gunn syndrome is an congenital oculofacial synkineses with drooping of the upper lid which elevates spontaneously when sucking or chewing.
If surgery is indicated, it is usually done by an ophthalmic plastic surgeon. Find one at your local medical school affiliated medical center. ...Read more
Cat eye: Cat eye syndrome is a congenital chromosomal defect in which there can be loss of iris tissue giving the eye a cat like appearance. There can be other systemic abnormalities that can be life threatining. It is rare and usually does not shorten life. Also there are other ocular signs such as lids turned downwards and some others. ...Read more