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Eye twitching (not severe enough for whole lid to close) persistent for months (on and off multiple times a day) causes? / should seek medical exam?

Eye twitching (not severe enough for whole lid to close) persistent for months (on and off multiple times a day) causes? / should seek medical exam?

Lid myokymia: This type of twitching is often called lid myokymia and is often due to dry eyes (tears do not stay on eye as they should & cause a perceived sense of dryness of eye; meibomian glands may be clogged for instance), stress, caffeine intake, lack of sleep. See your eyemd to rule out other causes that are much less common. ...Read more

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Is whole body twitching with no other accompanying symptoms worrisome? I've had persistent twitching, which I think started in eye, for about a week.

Is whole body twitching with no other accompanying symptoms worrisome?  I've had persistent twitching, which I think started in eye, for about a week.

This can be fatigue: This could be due to fatigue You can ask your physician to help clarify his other things we would consider would be a neurologic issue. ...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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Why do I have twitching eyes?

Why do I have twitching eyes?

Don't know but...: Read online about blepharospasm and see whether it applies to you. Just my thought. ...Read more

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Why do my eyes keep twitching?

Why do my eyes keep twitching?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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What causes the eyes to twitch usually?

What causes the eyes to twitch usually?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching can be due to blepharospasm, light sensitivity, and myokymia ( associated with fatique, chemical imbalance, eyestrain, etc) most of these are fairly benign, but see your ophthamologist if it worsens or becomes an issue. ...Read more

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What causes your eye to twitch?

What causes your eye to twitch?

Cause is uncertain: Trembling of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see an ophthalmologist (md eye doctor) if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I calm my twitching eye?

How can I calm my twitching eye?

Eyelid twitching: There are many things that may help eyelid twitching. It depends on how often it occurs and what the cause is. For many people, it occurs with fatigue, so rest is helpful. Avoiding caffeine may help. When that is not helpful, it may be affected by diet or blood chemistry. Could there be any changes in these? Certain medications may help. For severe cases, botox may be used. ...Read more

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