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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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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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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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Cramp in left foot, right eye twitching, and severe headache. What can I do about it?

Cramp in left foot, right eye twitching, and severe headache. What can I do about it?

In the short run?: Excedrin for migraine headaches if they seel such a product in India and if symptoms are that of migraine headache (one sided thumping along with nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to light, sound, and smells). That's in the short run. In the long run you should consider going to a doctor for a good checkup if this episode has repeated itself in the past or repeats itself in the future. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for 8 days now. It isn't super severe, but it definitely causes a lot of pain. My symptoms are: extreme tiredness, right eye twitching, and eye pain. It started after I was swinging on a rope swing and got very, very dizzy & nauseous

I have had a headache for 8 days now. It isn't super severe, but it definitely causes a lot of pain. My symptoms are: extreme tiredness, right eye twitching, and eye pain. It started after I was swinging on a rope swing and got very, very dizzy & nauseous

See your doctor: Any headache always must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis to ensure that the correct treatment is given. See your doctor for consultation, tests and diagnosis. ...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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Could use expert help with why my right eye twitch a lot?

Could use expert help with why my right eye twitch a lot?

Myokymia: The muscles in the eyelid may be stimulated to contract almost non stop by some irritant. The treatment is to apply warm compresses over the eye until it stops twitching. ...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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