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What causes right eye twitching?

What causes right eye twitching?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. ...Read more

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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Spasms and twitching under left eye socket.

Spasms and twitching under left eye socket.

Pretty Common.: Such twitching is common and usually benign. Related to stress, meds, stimulants, sleep deprivation, etc. Unless this is progressive (becoming more frequent and involving larger areas of your face or other areas of your body) it requires no further evaluation. ...Read more

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Right eyebrow twitching why?

Right eyebrow twitching why?

Myokymia: Isolated, single area lid "twitching" can be simple benign focal lid myokymia(spasm). Usually transient ; mild. If persists would seek out assessment by eye care physician. ...Read more

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Random eye lid twitch?

Random eye lid twitch?

Very common: Twitching of the eyelid muscle is a common thing and usually nothing to worry about. It may get worse with fatigue, stress or too much caffeine. If you develop any other problems such as double vision or other nerve problems then you should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...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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What causes eye lid twitching?

What causes eye lid twitching?

Eye lid twitch: This is benign, but annoying at times and will usually resolve itself. It is often associated with fatigue, anxiety or tension. A refraction should be performed to resolve an associated untreated refractive error. ...Read more

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Right Index finger and right eye lid twitching. Leg cramps, neck pain, headache on temples. Vertigo.

Right Index finger  and right eye lid twitching. Leg cramps, neck pain, headache on temples. Vertigo.

Sounds systemic: There are too many problems to be isolated to 1 specific part of the body. I am not sure of what medications you are taking or what other medical conditions you have, but given your age I suspect that you have an electrolyte imbalance that is causing this cascade of problems. It could point to something serious. Get to an urgent care center or ER to get your electrolytes checked & other tests. GL! ...Read more

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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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Numbness around left eye, tingling on side of nose, eye seems to droop?

Numbness around left eye, tingling on side of nose, eye seems to droop?

Possible stroke: When did this start and how long has it been going on.? You could be describing symptoms of a stroke or TIA or it might be a case of Bell's Palsy. If this just happened you should get someone to take you to an emergency facility. ...Read more

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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 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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Twitch right under right eye started,couple days later right side face tingling from forehead down neck, twitching in lip&under cheekbone beside nose ?

Twitch right under right eye started,couple days later right side face tingling from forehead down neck, twitching in lip&under cheekbone beside nose
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Spasms: The symptoms that you're describing are benign. Twitches and spasms and even tingling are normal and can occur on the face and neck. Oftentimes they are due to stress or can be induced by exercise. I would recommend some massaging and warm compresses, Otherwise it's not anything dangerous. ...Read more

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Dull headache above right eye for 5 months. Occasional sharp pain. Right eyelid twitches sometimes right side facial muscles are constantly tight.

Dull headache above right eye for 5 months. Occasional sharp pain. Right eyelid twitches sometimes right side facial muscles are constantly tight.

TTH: Tension-type headache are recurrent episodes of headache lasting minutes to days. The pain is typically described as dull, achy, nonpulsatile, pressing or tightening. The management of tth consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. It is a treatable condition. Rec. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Dull aching pain around right eye, right eye appears smaller and sunken in. right eyelid is heavy.

Dull aching pain around right eye, right eye appears smaller and sunken in. right eyelid is heavy.

Get seen: Your eye isn't really smaller but your eyelid is probably drooping. You should see an eye doc to find out why. ...Read more

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Eye spasm for the past one week. Right eye only, below eye brow ,eye lid area?

Eye spasm for the past one week. Right eye only, below eye brow ,eye lid area?

Several causes: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and overuse of stimulants such as caffeine or decongestants. Local eye irritation can also add to this, such as dry eye, allergy, and blepharitis (eyelid infection, inflammation). Eyestrain and excessive reading can contribute. Try reducing the stress/stimulant factors, and get an eye exam for the other causes. ...Read more

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Pain above right eye and under the eyebrow, headache centralized on right side of forehead and cloudy/burry vision on right eye only?

Pain above right eye and under the eyebrow, headache centralized on right side of forehead and cloudy/burry vision on right eye only?

This could...: Be a number of things including but not limited to vascular headaches, sinus disease, glaucoma, brain tumor, cancer or other tumor in the sinuses, a sinus infection, a periorbital abscess, a tumor of the eye or orbit, to mention a few. I would suggest that you see your physician and have a thorough examination and evaluation. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching now extended to the left face?

Left eye twitching now extended to the left face?

Blepharospasm: Possibly could be hemifacial spasm, a neuromuscular disorder that is treated with Botox injections or surgery. The best person to see for this would be a neuro-ophthalmologist who can rule out other causes and recommend a course of treatment. ...Read more

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