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My Eye Keeps Jumping
At first my 5 yr old keeps on blinking his eyes..Five days after aside from blinking his eye, his keeps on moving his nose.
Eyelid: If by jumping you mean a quivering and pulling of one or both eyelids in one eye this is likely to be due to myokymia.The muscles around the eye can do this commonly.This is nealry alwasy intermittent and benign and typically will stop completely after 6 moths or so.However, if it progresses or develops into spasms with forcible eyelid closure or does not resolve within several months see an eyemd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Termed myokymia: Twitching of the lid is common in the middle years. It is random and not precipitated by any known pathology. Mostly it is subtle and you can feel it but others cannot see it. Rubbing the twitching lid commonly stops it. Some think extra calcium and magnesium cut down the incidence. Be assured that it is benign and will not harm the eye or vision. ...Read more
Blepharospasm: Often transient phenomenon occurring randomly for a while then disappears may worsen with autonomic arousal. Occasionally can persist and even involve both eyes with painful or forceful spasm in response to bright lights or stress. Rarely could indicate underlying neurologic disorder such as ms or mass effect. If it persists, worsens, spreads or becomes associated with other symptoms seek doc. ...Read more
It is temporary: Muscle twitching is common and often it does not have a clear cut cause. I would ignore it and expect it to go away on its own. if you have worsening of this problem and muscle spasms in other body areas, then you should go see your primary care physician and have a complete physical exam and some routine blood tests to make sure that all systems are well. ...Read more
My right eye keeps watering , it's not itchy or painful, just annoying, my make up keeps running down my face! is there anything i can do, ?
Needs evaluation: You may have a blocked lacrimal drainage canal. The tears bathe the eye, pass to the nasal side of the eye and then go down a plumbing system into the nose. It can sometimes narrow or even get blocked and this can be spontaneous. Check with your ophthalmologist who can evaluate this and see there the blockage is. ...Read more
Need to examine: If your eye lid has curled inside and the eye lashes are rubbing against the eye, that could cause corneal ulcers. It would be prudent to see an eye doctor at the earliest. ...Read more
My vision occasionally blinks like a camera shutter taking pictures while my eyes r wide open. eye dr said eyes are 100% fine. what's my next step?
The inner membrane in my right eye is swelling up over my eye ball? It's is pushing my lower lid out
Hi, I been having pressure behind my left eye till my eye feels stuff and dry but feels better when I stretch eyelid and roll my eye around in socket?
Ocular dryness : It sounds as if you may have ocular surface dryness with a scratchy, foreign sensation that is alleviated with rolling your eye around under closed eyelids. Pulling eyelid away may help with decreasing the foreign body sensation. Trial copious artificial tears for several days to see if your symptoms disappear. If not, an exam is useful to rule out other causes of surface irritations. ...Read more
Why does my eye keep twitching? It's been doing it for a. Couple days is that dangerous. it's my right eyelid and now my left eye is like twitching above my eye like in between my nose and eye
I was clipping my sons toe nails when one flew into my eye, its been about 6 hrs now and it hurts, keeps watering and gets blurry. what should i do?
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