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My right eyelid is drooping, why is that?

My right eyelid is drooping, why is that?

Need examination: Concidering your age, you need to see your ophthalmologist for an examination. It can be cause by simple swelling, stretching of the muscle or more serious problems. Do not delay your exam. ...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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My eyelid is drooping what the heck?

My eyelid is drooping what the heck?

Ptosis: A drooping eyelid is called ptosis and can be caused by a wide number of things. If this is a new onset problem, you should see your eye doctor soon in order to determine the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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What causes my lower eyelid drooping?

What causes my lower eyelid drooping?

Many causes: Conciderring your young age, the droop of the lower eyelid could be related to a systemic problem like thyroid dysfunction or a genetic disposition. I suggest to have an exam by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause and rule out systemic or more serious problems. ...Read more

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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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Why is my right lower eyelid swelling?

Why is my right lower eyelid swelling?

Eyelid swells: Swelling under eyelid can be due to the following [most common to least]: swelling from allergy; age issue (blepharoptosis, dermatochalasis), genetic variations; blocked meibomian gland (sty, chalazion); too much salt in diet; heart or kidney problem; mass or tumor). Consult with us to see cause & give Rx if needed. If painful, start warm compress. See eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com for more info. ...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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My right eye lid is drooping more than the left side why could that be?

Multiple causes: It depends on exactly what is wrong. A droopy appearing eyelid may be caused by excess upper eyelid skin or drooping of the eye brow. It could be something called ptosis which means the actual edge of the eyelid droops down. There are a number of causes of ptosis. You should see an eye doctor who treats eyelid problems to determine the cause and possible treatment options. ...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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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 bottom eyelid twitching?

Why is my bottom eyelid twitching?

Myokymia: 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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Left face swollen and left eye bag twitching?

Left face swollen and left eye bag twitching?

GET EVALUATED: The eye lid twitching could well be a benign myokymia, but the facial swelling suggests infection, and wonder if your parotid gland is swollen. Focal dental issues need assessment. Get some help from a practitioner. ...Read more

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I have lump on my eyeball under my uper left eye lid. What cause this be?

I have lump on my eyeball under my uper left eye lid. What cause this be?

A few things: If this was preceeded by a mild inflammation or pain in that area now gone, then it is most likely a cystic formation called a chalazion. This can be ignored or removed if a cosmetic problem. If it is inflammed, or growing or on the surface of the eyeball itself, then it needs evaluation by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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This morning my left eye hurts and my eyelid is swollen. What caused this?

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