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I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head. Also tenderness in some parts o?

I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head. Also tenderness in some parts o?

See an MD: Are you diagnosed with seizure disorder? It's normal to feel groggy and 'out of it' for a while after a seizure, but severe headaches don't necessarily go with seizures and would need to be worked up by an md. See an md, because some seizure disorders are life-threatening if not controlled. A neurologist would be best suited for this.

Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more


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Mild pain on side of neck, head, eye twitching, its on and off and feel it in my shoulder. My other muscles were randomly twitching to. I have hypothyroid.

Mild pain on side of neck, head, eye twitching, its on and off and feel it in my shoulder. My other muscles were randomly twitching to. I have hypothyroid.

Best to see doctor: The upper cervical nerves form the stellate ganglion which can go rostrad to the head for innervation. The lower ones do control the neck and shoulder muscles. It is difficult to just say that the problem is that. It is best to have it evaluated especially in view of the eye twitching.

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I am experiencing eye. Twitching.

I am experiencing eye. Twitching.

Blepharospasm: This is a condition called blepharospasm, which is thought to be due to a misfiring of certain types of neurons/muscles which control eye blinking (creating the twitching). Since the cause can be multifactorial, understanding a history and doing a physical exam is important to best address therapeutic options. Please see your doctor for further evaluation if it becomes bothersome.

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What causes eye twitching and dizziness?

What causes eye twitching and dizziness?

Not related: Eye twitching is caused by a nerve firing off and usually only lasts a few days---no treatment for it. This does not relate to dizziness. If this persists, see your family doc.

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Can epilepsy cause eye twitching?

Can epilepsy cause eye twitching?

Usually not.: Eye twitching can be due to essential blepharospasm (see blepharospasm. Org), stress (myokymia), other nerve problems such as aberrant regeneration. See an eyemd.

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Under eye twitching. Caused by muscle or nerve?

Under eye twitching. Caused by muscle or nerve?

Blepharospasm: Is involuntary contraction of the muscle of the eyelid and is usually harmless and occurs with fatigue, stress or excess caffeine. It can be associated with some more serious disorders but not nearly as frequently. You can read a good reference here, but don't pick out the worst cause and think you have it. Http://www. Blepharospasm. Org/eyelid-twitches. Pdf.

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Is continuous eye twitching a form of seizures.?

Is continuous eye twitching a form of seizures.?

Twitching: Unlikely. More likely blepharospasm from neuromuscular irritability. If persistent, see ophthalmologist for potential botox treatment. Get sleep, apply warm moist compresses, and decrease caffeine intake

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Will eye twitching go away once I stop caffeine and drinking coffee?

Will eye twitching go away once I stop caffeine and drinking coffee?

Probably: If you're consuming a high quantity of caffeine, then probably yes. Other than caffeine withdrawal symptoms, decreasing your caffeine intake is not a bad idea. Other reasons for your eyes to twitch include fatigue and low calcium. Are you getting enough sleep? Are your calcium levels low? Hope this helps!

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What is the cause of my bottom eyelid and the skin beneath my eye twitching?

What is the cause of my bottom eyelid and the skin beneath my eye twitching?

A number of things: This can be do to a number of things from electrolyte disturbances, thyroid disturbances, or something significant such as a neuromuscular disorder. Make sure your regular doctor rules out the most common and simple things first before going to see a specialist.

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Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching is common and benign. There are no real treatments for this except tincture of time. Some have found that supplemental calcium helps shorten the episodes. This is not related to the pain in your chest. See your primary doctor for that please.

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My husband feel dizziness which is accompanied with eye twitching and he is complaining this from a year please advise what should be the reason?

My husband feel dizziness which is accompanied with eye twitching and he is complaining this from a year please advise what should be the reason?

Might be seizure: Disorder. Only way to tell for sure is by medical exam. Have him see a doctor for specific recommendation.

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Eye twitching for 3 weeks, definetly not from stress, being tired, or caffeine. It happens on and off throughout the day. What could be causing it?

Eye twitching for 3 weeks, definetly not from stress, being tired, or caffeine. It happens on and off throughout the day. What could be causing it?

It is VERY common: And sometimes simply without explanation! TRY SQUEEZING YOUR EYELIDS TIGHTLY TOGETHER whenever twitching occurs It will probably stop the twitching and ultimately relieve it permanently Hope this helps! Dr Z

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Why is my eye twitching?

Why is my eye twitching?

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.

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What causes eye twitching?

Stress, fatigue etc: Commonest cause of eye twitching is stress, followed by fatigue, sleep deprivation, stimulant use (even simply coffee). Other conditions causing eye twitching (much less often) include certain movement disorders (e.g. Tourette's, blepharospasm), focal epilepsy.

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What causes eye twitching?

What causes eye twitching?

Myokymia (if no tic): Random twitching of an eyelid or another small facial muscle, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. It can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see a doctor if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms.

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more


Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more