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My right eye twitches a lot for a couple days at a time what causes that?

My right eye twitches a lot for a couple days at a time what causes that?

Caffeine?: Eye twitching usually means the eyelid muscle is being irritated or stimulated. This is common when we drink too much caffeine or other energy drinks, surge of adrenaline (from vigorous exercise, ) or from stimulant-type medications (decongestants, diet pills, etc.). See your doctor if these symptoms continue. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more


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Poked temple with coat hanger been three days and the area still hurts a bit and right eye twitches at times. have i done something?

Poked temple with coat hanger been three days and the area still hurts a bit and right eye twitches at times.  have i done something?

Doubtful : This minor trauma would be quite unlikely to have caused any serious injury. The occasional twitching eyelid is probably unrelated and should resolve on its own. If not, see an eye care provider within a month. ...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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What does it mean when your right eye twitches?

What does it mean when your right eye twitches?

Hi stress or nothing: If you are talking about your lids twitching, stress can cause that to happen. So can dehydration, certain medications, low blood sugar, electrolyte imbalances and many more things. Most of the time the problem resolves quickly with no treatment. If not, it is time to see your family doctor.! ...Read more

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What it is when your right eye twitches away on its own?

What it is when your right eye twitches away on its own?

No worries: Usually stress, lack of sleep, caffeine are the causes, nothing serious. More info is available http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html. ...Read more

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Female, 40. Right eye twitches a lot lately. What should I do? Y is this?

Female, 40. Right eye twitches a lot lately. What should I do? Y is this?

Muscle spasm: What you describe sounds like a common condition called orbicularis oculi myokymia. It's a type of spasm in muscles around the eye. It tends to present in times of stress. It can cause the vision in that eye to vibrate, as well. If symptoms are severe or not resolving over time, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My right eye twitches!! I am stressed but it's been ongoing. What can help?? Under eye bag area twitches

My right eye twitches!! I am stressed but it's been ongoing. What can help?? Under eye bag area twitches

Eye twitching: is usually a benign condition. More and better sleep sometimes helps. Watch your caffeine intake. You list dizziness and B complex vitamin use. Excessive Vit B6 can cause large fiber sensory neuropathy resulting in unsteadiness. Also use Perlane (dermal fillers) or other fillers with caution near the eyes. It can cause swelling and irritation. ...Read more

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I noticed my right eye twitches whenever i bite my lip what can be causing this? Is this an early sign of parkinson's? It does run in my family.

I noticed my right eye twitches whenever i bite my lip what can be causing this? Is this an early sign of parkinson's? It does run in my family.

Not Parkinson's: There are a host of poorly-understood facial reflexes that happen in response to different stimuli, often on the face. They vary considerably from person to person. That this is familial is interesting. Parkinson's doesn't present this way. ...Read more

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