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My left eye has been twitching for like 3 weeks now, and it won't stop i've tried getting more sleep and putting warm clothes on my eye i don't what ?

My left eye has been twitching for like 3 weeks now, and it won't stop i've tried getting more sleep and putting warm clothes on my eye i don't what ?

Eyelid twitching: This is likely due to ocular surface irritation. Try using frequent artificial tears and see if it resolves. Avoid caffeine and other stimulants as well. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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My right eye has been twitching for three days. I have just taken on study out side of work so am busy. And always reading the screen. Stress? TIA V

My right eye has been twitching for three days. I have just taken on study out side of work so am busy. And always reading the screen. Stress? TIA
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Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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The top corner of my upper eye lid has been twitching excessively for more than three days now, I'm 18. Is that normal?

The top corner of my upper eye lid has been twitching excessively for more than three days now, I'm 18. Is that normal?

Are you fatigued?: Usually these twitches are from simple fatigue (NOT eye strain as many people think but generalized fatigue) or are manifestation of stress...Avoid stimulants like coffee, (caffiene), nicotine and place warm moist face cloths over your eyes. RELAX and BE WELL! ...Read more

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Poked temple with coat hanger been three days and the area still hurts a bit and right eye twitches at times. have i done something?

Poked temple with coat hanger been three days and the area still hurts a bit and right eye twitches at times.  have i done something?

Doubtful : This minor trauma would be quite unlikely to have caused any serious injury. The occasional twitching eyelid is probably unrelated and should resolve on its own. If not, see an eye care provider within a month. ...Read more

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My left eye started twitching off and on three daysago. Have tried tears have tried polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) eye ointment. Bottom iinside lid bit red.Stress?

My left eye started twitching off and on three daysago. Have tried tears have tried polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) eye ointment. Bottom iinside lid bit red.Stress?

Yes: Stress and fatigue are the main causing factors. There are no drops or ointment that can stop the twitching, while it is true that irritation of the lids and cornea can cause this, you have tried these with no results. ...Read more

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My eye has been twitching for 3 days now, (on and off) what could be causing it?

My eye has been twitching for 3 days now, (on and off) what could be causing it?

Muscle spasm: What you describe sounds like a common condition called orbicularis oculi myokymia. It's a type of spasm in muscles around the eye. It tends to present in times of stress. It can cause the vision in that eye to vibrate, as well. If symptoms are severe or not resolving over time, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My eye has been twitching for 3 days when its open.Can meds cause this. Any remedy other than rest? It stops when I first wake up and starts at work.

My eye has been twitching for 3 days when its open.Can meds cause this. Any remedy other than rest? It stops when I first wake up and starts at work.

Stress relief: If this problem is isolated to your eyelid, it is called myokymia. Myokymia of the eyelid usually resolves within a few weeks. It is associated with stress, lack of sleep and excess caffeine. If the problem persists see you eye doctor and he/she may advise some drops that have helped some people. If the problems spreads to other parts of the face, see your regular doctor. ...Read more

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The bottom of my left eye has been twitching?

The bottom of my left eye has been twitching?

Twitching Eyelids: This is a sign of stress. It may be best to figure out what is stressing you out and then to work on resolving the issue. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my eye has been twitching for 2 weeks?

Could use your help docs! my eye has been twitching for 2 weeks?

Eyelid twitching: eyelid twitching is most often benign. The common causes include dry eye, allergy, excess caffeine, other medical / drug stimulants, eye strain due to uncorrected need for glasses. There is also a rarer condition called hemifacial spasm that can cause eyelid and face twitching. Need more info here to truly help or an eye exam. ...Read more

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My left eye has been twitching for nearly a month. Should I be concerned?

My left eye has been twitching for nearly a month. Should I be concerned?

Eyelid twitcing: Do you mean eyelid twitching? This is sometimes called blepharospasm. By itself, it is benign. When it occurs for several months, and it is very bothersome, people sometimes use medication for this. Normally it is left alone, and it resolves. http://www.neurocuro.com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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