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Medicine For 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 more
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
Several things: See your doctor for a personal evaluation to be sure nothing serious is wrong. ...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 more
I have dryness in my eyelid, could you advise me the reason and what should I do to remove it? Provide me any medicine?
I have red eyelids and people say I look like a stoner but I've never touched a drug in my life. How can I get rid of this?
Blepharitis, allergy: Common causes of eyelid redness include a chronic lid infection / inflammation called blepharitis (also seen with rosacea) and from ocular allergies. Definitely avoid the "get the red out" drops, as this leads to rebound redness and irritation. Warm compresses and gentle lid cleaning can help, as can nutritional suppl. Like fish oil capsules (taken orally). Zaditor (ketotifen) and alaway are good otc allergy. ...Read more
My 7 yr old raises his eyelids a lot and when asked if its cause they itch says yes. Most likely an allergy? if so is there medicine that helps?
No, and no: Young kids with odd motions of the eyes or eyelids may have tics, which are habits that worsen with reminders (such as a parent talking about the tics), with stress, or with other stimuli (such as allergies). Raising eyelids is not usually seen with allergies, which tend to cause blinking, eye rubbing, itchy eyes, watery eyes, or reddish eyes. A pediatrician can evaluate and give an opinion. ...Read more
There is a pimple like that hurts inside my eyelid. Do I need to take in any medicine to stop it from getting bigger? What medicine?
Warm compresses: A "stye, " a.K.A. Hordeolum, is a plugged oil gland in the eyelid, sort of like a pimple. Most of the time, it can be effectively treated with warm compresses. These loosen the oils and allow them to be expressed from the lid. If persistent, a hordeolum can become a chalazion, which often needs either a steroid injection or surgical excision. See an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read more
I have combination skin. And sensative, quite red in some areas (cheeks and on my eyelids) and I have some acne scaring. Any suggestions for medicine?
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