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Should I worry about trembling eyelid? I am otherwise very health.

Should I worry about trembling eyelid? I am otherwise very health.

Probably not: 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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Dr. Jeffrey Weyeneth
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Trembling (Definition)

Trembling is shaking or shivering. People may tremble out of fear, ...Read more


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I have slight trembling in my face, lips and eyelids. Should i be worried?

I have slight trembling in my face, lips and eyelids. Should i be worried?

Worried? no: But this could be seizures or electrolyte imbalance. So go see your doctor and he will get the proper tests. ...Read more

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My lower eye lid is shivering it moves a couple of times what is wrong ?

My lower eye lid is shivering it moves a couple of times what is wrong ?

Many causes but...: Tics or twitching of the eyelids is common and usually not serious. Often we can not find the cause but it is often related to fatigue and stress. It may also be caused by magnesium deficiency so taking magnesium citrate, glycinate or taurate often helps. Resting and stress-reduction techniques can help too. See http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-twitching.htm ...Read more

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M 19 can a droopy eyelid be caused by rubbing or anxiety? I have health anxiety and have been rubbing my eye for 2 days left eyelid slightly drooped.

M 19 can a droopy eyelid be caused by rubbing or anxiety? I have health anxiety and have been rubbing my eye for 2 days left eyelid slightly drooped.

stop rubbing!: Which is definitely associated with keratoconus. I also treated a patient who rubbed the eye enough to cause locallized swelling from histamine release, which then stretched the levator tendon and caused drooping. Use behavior modification techniques and meditation/deep breathing to help with anxiety and if necessary, seek help from a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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She had floppy eyelid when she fell asleep. Is it something I should be worry?

She had floppy eyelid when she fell asleep. Is it something I should be worry?

? Sleep apnea: Floppy eye lids could associate with sleep apnea (lack of oxygenation during sleep when stop breathing momentary). If you snore and over weight the chance of sleep apnea is high. Do you feel tired and sleepy during the day ? Then that is also sign of sleep apnea. If your answer is yes for most of those questions you may have sleep apnea. Pls get sleep test and discusse it with your doc. ...Read more

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I have a stye, the inside all the skin of my eyelid came off about 7 times. Then this sticky liquid comes out. Is that something to worry about?

I have a stye, the inside all the skin of my eyelid came off about 7 times. Then this sticky liquid comes out. Is that something to worry about?

Medical evaluation.: If all of the skin has peeled off your eye lid seven times, then i really do recommend that you see an ophthalmologist. It is clear that your at home measures have not cleared up the problem. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a knot on my eye under my eyelid it isn't painful or anything but it kind of worry's me. What could this be?

I have a knot on my eye under my eyelid it isn't painful or anything but it kind of worry's me. What could this be?

Pterygium: Most likely you are describing a pterygium. Please see your health provider for confirmation. Please see the link below for more information. http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/pterygium-surfers-eye ...Read more

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