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Why is underneath my right eye twitching?

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

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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 is my left eyelid flickers?

Why is my left eyelid flickers?

Fasciculations: Reason not known but anxiety, coffee, low calcium, low magnesium makes it worse. ...Read more

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Why is my right eyelid twitching?

Why is my right eyelid twitching?

Unknown: You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caffeine use. Change these risk factors and it should abate. ...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 is my left eyebrow twitching?

Why is my left eyebrow twitching?

Twitch: does this happen often when youget anxious or nervous if you do then it is called habitual tic and self control will resolve this problem. lack of sleep can also cause twitching ...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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I have right eye twitching and my left hand is numb. What is happening?

I have right eye twitching and my left hand is numb. What is happening?

See your PCP ASAP: could be a very mild ischemic stroke which is more common in the population. See your doctor ASAP for examination, tests and treatment if needed. Take care. ...Read more

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Why is my face twitching between my eye and eyebrow on the left side?

Why is my face twitching between my eye and eyebrow on the left side?

Twitching eyelid: Twitching of the eyelid is a common nuisance disorder which may be caused by excess caffeine , eye strain or stress. It usually disappears after some days; if not see your pcp or opthalmologist. ...Read more

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My left side of my head aches and my right eye is blurry, is this serious?

My left side of my head aches and my right eye is blurry, is this serious?

Needs immediate eval: Such symptoms could occur in closed angle glaucoma, or serious inflammation in the eye, brain vascular or tumors, in errors of refraction, temporal arterits and migraine. Hard to tell with information of your age and medical history ...Read more

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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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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 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 is my vision in my left eye changing?

Why is my vision in my left eye changing?

Many things: Unfortunately there is limited space here for discussion and an eye exam is important for any case with vision changes. Could simply be a change in prescription, age related lens changes, dry eye etc. Its best to make an appointment with your eye doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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My left eye hurts and underneath the eye is puffy?

My left eye hurts and underneath the eye is puffy?

Multiple causes: Sudden soreness and swelling of the eye or eyelids can have multiple causes. Most common would be a chalazion or a hordeolum (stye). Other infectious and inflammatory causes are possible, including conjunctivitis, iritis, sinusitis, etc. You can try a warm compress (clean washcloth rinsed with very warm tap water) for a day or two, but see an eye md promptly if the symptoms are not resolved soon. ...Read more

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The top lid of my eye is twitching for 2 days now. What makes it twitch?

The top lid of my eye is twitching for 2 days now.  What makes it twitch?

Myokymia: Localized muscle twitching over the eyelids is usually benign and self limited, and can be associated with fatique, eye strain, and lack of sleep. Typically, it is intermittent and quite benign. (very rarely, it involves the face on one side, and if this occurs, see a neurologist). ...Read more

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Why does my left eye twitch in the outer corner?

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Twitch: Twitches around the eye may be due to dryness, allergy, caffeine, fatigue, or stress. Try some artificial tears to see if this helps. Limit your caffeine intake, get plenty of rest, and do something to reduce your stress. ...Read more

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