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Why does my lower eyelid are my left eye constantly twitch?

Why does my lower eyelid are my left eye constantly twitch?

Blepharospasm: twitching of the eyelid is called blepharospasm. All muscles in the body can twitch, these muscles are so small that the twitching is very obvious. http://www.neurocuro.com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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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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Why do my eyes twitch?

Why do my eyes twitch?

Twitching eyelids: Can be many causes. If it is not persistent, it is most likely due to dry eyes or stress. Most likely stress induced. ...Read more

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My eye is twitching in corner of my eye?

My eye is twitching in corner of my eye?

Eye twitching: Otherwise known as blepharospasm. Can be treated. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my eye twitching?

Why is my eye twitching?

Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Occasionally, taking some calcium supplements seems to help shorten the episode. ...Read more

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My eyelid keeps twitching. Why?

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

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Why is my left eye blinking randomly?

Why is my left eye blinking randomly?

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

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Why does under my left eye twitch nonstop?

Stress: Twitching of the eyelids is usually caused by some form of stress - emotional or physical. It is often difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. The twitching will ultimately stop, but can take weeks to do so. Rest, artificial tears and cool compresses may help speed recovery. If the twitching is severe and/or painful, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my bottom eye lid twitch frequenty?

Why does my bottom eye lid twitch frequenty?

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

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Why my right eye twitches everytime.?

Why my right eye twitches everytime.?

Stress?!: This is usually related to anxiety tiredness etc it is not indicative of a disease process. ...Read more

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Why is my daughter's eye foggy, squinted, bloodshot, and swollen?

Why is my daughter's eye foggy, squinted, bloodshot, and swollen?

Need exam: This is not normal. It could be injury, infection, inflammatory condition or one of many possible causes. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes and lips twitching?

Probably stress: The muscles in the lids and around your mouth are activated by nerves. With twitching the nerves are overactive. It likely is caused by stress. It could also be too many stimulants like caffeine. ...Read more

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Why would my eyelid muscle twitch constantly?

Myokymia: Most commonly twitching over the eyelid is rather benign, and is associated with fatigue, eye strain, stress, etc. However, less commonly, may be seen associated with problems at the brainstem (pons). The latter more likely involves more widespread areas of the face. Get reassured by a visit to an eye specialist. ...Read more

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Why does my eyelid, eyebrow and lip twitch?

Why does my eyelid, eyebrow and lip twitch?

Facial spasm: This can be from multiple problems either in the brain, face, sinuses or teeth. This can be a sign of silent infection also. This needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why does my eye keep twitching randomly?

Why does my eye keep twitching randomly?

Benign: Most "muscle twitches" involving eyelid are secondary to myokymia, which is a benign flickering, usually associated with eyestrain, fatigue, stress, bright sunshine, etc. But blepharospam may explain your twitch, and, if painful, or increasingly uncomfortable, have your eye specialist evaluate, and treat as appropriate. ...Read more

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My eye twitches when i move my jaw?

My eye twitches when i move my jaw?

Marcus Gunn Syndrome: This syndrome is caused by a mis-wiring of the nerves that move the jaw and eyelid. It is generally harmless. ...Read more

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Why does my top left eye twitch and now my bottom left lip twitching?

Why does my top left eye twitch and now my bottom left lip twitching?

Probably nothing: Twitching of the small muscles of the face is common, but rarely pathologic. This finding is most commonly associated with fatigue, overuse or other forms of stress. I would not be surprised if you are working long hours on something and not getting enough sleep. You can use B complex vitamins which some believe help with this symptom, but I suggest plenty of sleep and relaxation- be well! ...Read more

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Why does my left eye keep twitching?

Why does my left eye keep twitching?

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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My temple keeps twitching and my face hurts?

My temple keeps twitching and my face hurts?

See answer below: It is important here to define where exactly your face hurts. If it is isolated to one side in a specific distribution, such as for example, from the corner of the eye to the corner of the mouth, or below the corner of the mouth to the jaw, and feels like an electrical pain, you may have trigeminal neuralgia. The temple twitch is harder to pin point and you'll need to be examined for that. ...Read more

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Why is underneath my right eye twitching?

Nerve irritation: Is not infrequent , most of the time is mild inflamation Injury of nerves around the eye , specially after sudden change of temperature , dry eyes , after spending to much time on computer or other activity with no frequent blinking and poor tearing , occasionally after viral URI. Most if the time benign. ...Read more