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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. ...Read more

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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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What can I do about eye twitching ?

What can I do about eye twitching  ?

Twitch: Twitching can be a symptom of stress. Consult your physician for workup and treatment, to rule out medical causes. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix frequent eye twitching?

What can I do to fix frequent eye twitching?

Myokymia: Twitching of the eyelid is called myokymia and is typically experienced in response to stress, lack of sleep and excess caffeine use. ...Read more

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I'm having continuous under eye twitching.It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped.How can I treat or stop this?It's really bothering me.

I'm having continuous under eye twitching.It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped.How can I treat or stop this?It's really bothering me.

Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless u! http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-twitching.htm. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/eye-twitching/my00102. ...Read more

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I've had twitches all over my body i've had them since i was 12 and it started with my eye twitching then it started to spread is this normal, I am 20?

I've had twitches all over my body i've had them since i was 12 and it started with my eye twitching then it started to spread is this normal, I am 20?

Maybe... Depends: An occasional twitch can be a common and relatively normal event. Twitches or localizes muscle spasms can be related to misfires of local nerves to the muscles. Some spasms relate to mineral deficiencies (like potassium or calcium) or local trauma (like over exercising an area) or even over-stimulation (like excess caffeine intake). For eye twitches (called blepharospasms) see your eye md. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching?

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. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eye twitching?

What are the causes of 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 with magnesium supplements seems to help shorten the episode. Be sure to be getting plenty of rest and avoid extensive eye straining such as long hours in front of computer. If the problem does not resolve see your eye doc. ...Read more

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