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My Eyelid Has Been Twitching For Weeks
Usually benign: Most common cause for twitching of the eyelids is probably "orbicularis myokymia", essentially a spasm of the eylid muscles for no apparent reason. There may possibly be a connection with stress. If the twitching stops on its own within a few weeks, usually nothing needs to be done about it. A more forceful, and long lasting twitching could be "blepharospasm" and should be evaluated by an eye md. ...Read more
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
My eyelid has been twitching a lot the past two weeks. My eyelid has been twitching a lot the past two weeks. Am i dying?
Eyelid : Eyelid twitching, fortunately, is not an indicator of impending death; however, it is frequently associated with ocular allergies or dry eye syndrome. If you are having other allergic symptoms, such as sneezing or runny nose, you might try an over the counter anti-histamine drop, such as alaway or zaditor (ketotifen). If these don't help, see your local ophthalmologist or optometrist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right elbow has been twitching has been twitching for a full week, the first 48 hours was consistent. It has been intermittent and weaker since?
Generally not but...: While seldom serious, this symptom is a sign that something is out of balance and the cause should be addressed. The most common causes are stress, fatigue, excess caffeine & nutrient deficiencies. Often supplementing with magnesium (ideally as glycinate or taurate), rest & stress reduction will help. If this persists, seek care. See http://www.Allaboutvision.Com/conditions/eye-twitching.Htm. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eye has pulsated underneath it now for several months and now showing puffiness.Concerns? Treatment?
Check thyroid : Further history would be helpful in narrowing your symptoms. Please see a board certified ophthalmologist as well as your PCP to make sure no problems with such as thyroid. If you want we can discuss further with consult request on healthtap.com/rebeccamammo code CKKMCR. Best wishes. ...Read more
Watch and wait: You may wait it out. If the symptoms persist beyond two weeks or twitching spreads to other area, you should see a doctor. You may take an electrolyte drink like Gatorade. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I pulled a double shift today and been getting twitching in my center forehead, but that's just today, this past couple of weeks my left eye has been ?
Spasms : Muscle spasms can occur due to various conditions. Spasm of the eyelid muscles, myokymia, may be associated with excess caffeine, alcohol use, poor sleep hygiene and electrolyte abnormalities. When it is associated with facial spasm, other conditions are possible and sometimes imaging is required. ...Read more
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