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Shaking Eyelid Only When Closed
Blepharospasm: Involuntary twitching of eyelid. Mostly a bening condition, but it could be annoying. Many times triggered by fatigue, stress, reading a lot/computers. Selft-limiting, goes away by itself. Sometime is socially embarrasing (like inspector clouseau in pink panther ), or painful. Botox is sometimes used to alliviate the pain or social stigma. ...Read more
Can a virus cause hives followed by syncope with shaking , swollen lips, eye lids, no allergens found hives lasted 5 days what could it be caused from?
Yes: it can but then you still need to make sure that they are not caused by something else especially when the problem is persistent. ...Read more
Shaking a blanket when something got into my eye. I rubbed it. Then went to the mirror cause it felt like something was still in it and saw white dot?
? Foreign Body eye:
Most likely you might have a FB in eye.And as you say you rubbed it so there can be chance of having corneal abrasion too
So better is to see a MD preferably eye doctor for detail exam of eye and cornea and if FB is present t remove it. If not care in time can cause significant complication ...Read more
Headache since a week. Mostly dullRt side, temple and around eye and sometimes lateral nose. Tad worse on shaking head vigorously. No other complaints?
Sir , my problem is a dramatic increase in eye floaters from last 4 months, some floaters becoming darker, amoeba like structures floating, shaking vi?
Saw eye floater when watching tv in the dark, thought it was a spider, then a shower of floaters like a pepper shaker was shaking in my eyes.What is it?
Retinal issue: You need to see an ophthalmologist today. You might have a retinal tear which needs to be treated. ...Read more
Headache since a week. Rt sided, temple & around eye. Slightly more on shaking head. H/o rt optic nerve astrocytoma operated 18 yrs back. No recurrenc?
Get MRI of Brain: The best way to answer if you have a recurrent optic nerve astrocytoma is to get an MRI of Brain with contrast. Headaches is one of the most common presenting symptoms of brain tumor. In someone who has history of brain tumor especially astrocytoma, you are at high risk of recurrence. Please see your primary care physician and get a referral for an MRI and then get a referral to see a neurosurgeon ...Read more
Feel dizzy and feel outside myself .can't see subtitles because it looks like they are shaking and blurred vision and black floaters on eye?
Urgent medical: attention is needed for these symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Seen flash of light in left eye following tingly icy feeling in left side of face, chest, arm, enlarged pupils, shaking. Er only checked heart. Help!
Second opinion: You should return to the er or go to a different er. Your symptoms are concerning. You should also call your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Fine shaking in hands, gross twitching in large muscle groups, right eye seems lazy since last year but MRI is normal - any suggestions?
I have dcm and bi vent. Last apt dr mentioned afib episode. Tonight my vision in left eye was shaking from left to right. Not eye twitch. Happen 2x?
Need follow up: Please see your cardiologist as soon possible. I am not sure if you are anti coagulated or not. ...Read more
My left eyelid does like a single flutter, then stays partly closed for a second or so. This happens quite frequently but only in the left lid.
This is called nocturnal lagophthalmos and is not as rare as you might think. Most individuals with this condition have only a small opening while sleeping and have a "Bell's reflex" wherein their eyes turn up while they sleep--thereby protecting the sensitive center of the eye (the cornea).
If you have symptoms of blurriness or irritation when wakening see an eye doctor. You may need an ointment ...Read more
My right eyelid seems to be slightly weaker than my left. It doesn't completely close either. To get it totally closed I have to force it. What is it?
Lagophthalmos: Incomplete closure of an eyelid is called lagophthalmos. Forceful closure is a function of the surrounding Orbicularis muscle. The most common cause is paralytic from a Bells Palsy. It can also occur after trauma or surgery (cicatricial lagophthalmos). The most important thing to remember is to keep the cornea moist with tears so one doesn't not develop exposure Keratopathy. ...Read more
I was totally fine earlier today and then noticed in my peripheral vision shaking and "dancing". I couldn't get it to stop for 20 minutes. I closed ri?
If the eyelid is closed, could the aqueous humor press onto or into the iris resulting in injury?
No: Aqueous surrounds the iris from front and back. Elevation of the internal eye pressure which is not much from the eyelids, is equalized and will cause no harm. A blow to the eye can send a shock wave through the aqueous which can damage the iris muscle and cause some degree of permanent dilation. ...Read more
My eyes always look like I am tired. The top eyelids are always as if they're closed. What are some ways to make my eyes more open?
Ptosis: ...is a drooping or falling of the upper or lower eyelid. The drooping may be worse after being awake longer, when the individual's muscles are tired. Assure you are getting enough sleep first. If it happens all the time, see the Eye dr, as it may lead to other issues if your lids droop too low.Treatment depends on the type of ptosis and is usually performed by an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon ...Read more
Im worried about my eyes. One eyelid seems to shut more than the other one. One of my eyes look fine but the other one looks really closed?
See an eye doctor: There are lots of reasons for this, some more urgent than others. You need to see and eye doctor. ...Read more
No: But need to scratch hard often, means that you have a problem and better see an ophthalmologist, best wishes ...Read more
Hello, I have vitiligo. I want to use narrow band uvb 0.3 mm in skin penetration. I can treat with closed eyes on the eyelids? Thank
Wear goggles: Wearing to protect the eyes during narrowband uvb treatment is advised to minimize risk of cataract formation. ...Read more
Piece of flesh (not round) , maybe the eyelid coming out from the eyelid. A couple of weeks ago it popped & could see it with her eye closed. ?
Eyelid: Without delay your daughter must see an eye specialist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Are stitches used in blepharoplasty? Does the surgeon actually put stitches in the eyelids during blepharoplasty, or are the incisions closed some other way?
If I press my closed eyelid with my finger, I see a faint blue dot in the darkness. What's that called?
If my double eyelid flipped over after a night of sleeping, does it mean i closed my eyes too hard or does it mean i just had good sleep or what?
floppy lid syndrome: Can behave exactly as you described. It this is happening regularly, see your eye doctor for treatment plan and check of your (exposed) corneas. ...Read more
My eyelid is really inflamed and it has been on one side last week then switched to the other and getting very larger it is causing my right eye to look like I got hit really hard to where I see half of my eye almost closed.....I need help any remedies fo
Need to go to an eye: Doctor. This isn't something you can handle alone. It's been going on too long. Get relief! You'll feel better too quickly! ...Read more
Inner corner top eyelid is red and swollen. Is causing eye to look smaller and more closed than the other.
You may have: a stye or hordeolum. A stye is a cyst-like thing that is fluid filled and completely benign. Warm compresses on top of the eyelid usually will bring it down in 1-2 days, though if it gets infected, you will need antibiotic eyedrops or pills. Get yourself to a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
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