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What can it mean if my eye constantly is twitching?

What can it mean if my eye constantly is twitching?

Caffeine and...: Caffeine, stress and lack of sleep are the top causes of twitching. Check out http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html for more info! ...Read more

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


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What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

Eyelid answer: Sometimes the eyelid muscles become tired and they twitch. This is called blepharospasm and it is normally benign. http://www.neurocuro.com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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What does it mean when my bottom lid of my eye is twitching?

What does it mean when my bottom lid of my eye is twitching?

Fasciculations: Small, local, involuntary muscle contractions are called fasciculations. They're caused by spontaneous firing of lower motor neurons & can occur in any skeletal muscle in the body. They're commonly encountered in healthy people and are rarely concerning. The cause is most commonly benign. They should subside, but if they continue to bother you, your primary care doc can refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your right eye twitches?

What does it mean when your right eye twitches?

Hi stress or nothing: If you are talking about your lids twitching, stress can cause that to happen. So can dehydration, certain medications, low blood sugar, electrolyte imbalances and many more things. Most of the time the problem resolves quickly with no treatment. If not, it is time to see your family doctor.! ...Read more

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What does it mean when my left eye twitches?

What does it mean when my left eye twitches?

Blepharospasm: Stress can cause blepharospasm (eyelid twitch); less commonly, the twitch becomes chronic and may not stop with routine measures (sleep hygiene, stress reduction, caffeine restriction). The most effective treatment for problematic blepharospasm is local injection of botulinum toxin, something to discuss with your neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when my eye twitches continuously?

What exactly does it mean when my eye twitches continuously?

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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What does it mean when your eyebrow keeps twitching?

What does it mean when your eyebrow keeps twitching?

Myokymia: Myokymia is a benign but annoying muscle twitch. It is harmless. Reduce caffeine and stress, and get more sleep, and it will get better. ...Read more

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What is it mean when your eyes continuously twitches?

What is it mean when your eyes continuously twitches?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eye keeps pulsing?

What does it mean when your eye keeps pulsing?

Eye pulsing: Some people get twitching of eye lids. This is a normal condition. If your eyes are red and bulging it should be shown to a doctor. And associated headache is also not a good sign. ...Read more

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What is that mean when your eye is twitching repeatly?

What is that mean when your eye is twitching repeatly?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eye is giving me a headache?

What does it mean if my eye is giving me a headache?

Evaluation: Most of the time headaches are not due to eye problems. That being said, I would recommend an eye exam if you haven't had one in the last 2 years. The pain may be in the area of the eye but not related to vision. I would start with evaluation by your Family Doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your eyebrow keeps twitching?

Eye brow twitch: This is non specific and usually is self limiting. An underlying refractive may trigger it, as well as fatigue, tension and anxiety. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lazy eye is making my head hurt?

What does it mean if my lazy eye is making my head hurt?

Probably separate: These are two separate issues. Lazy eye refers to the drifting of and eye when its vision is down, usually from childhood. This is an adaptation that does not cause head pain. Headache can come from a variety of causes but that needs evaluation for another cause than lazy eye. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lip keeps twitch?

Lip twitching: Twitching or any abnormal movements can be due to many things - what medications are you taking, if any? Have you had head trauma? Is there a family history of movement problems? Not an easy answer to give online - best to see your doctor for a complete exam so a sound course of action may be taken. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

What does it mean when your eye is yellow?

Several possible: Causes, ranging from normal variant to pinguecula to jaundice. Consider an exam if this is a sudden new finding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyebrow/eyelid droops periodically?

What does it mean if my eyebrow/eyelid droops periodically?

You live in gravity: There are many causes of this, but it primarily is caused by living in gravity. Don't blame it on age! There can be problems with the muscles in the eyelid or eyebrow. An oculoplastic surgeon is the best to diagnose this. Look at www.ASOPRS.org. ...Read more