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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

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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I started getting an eye twitch in the eyelid of my right eye just over 3 weeks ago. What can be causing this?

I started getting an eye twitch in the eyelid of my right eye just over 3 weeks ago. What can be causing this?

Lid Twitching: A common cause of eyelid twitching is fatigue and/or anxiety. The actual eye twitching is not known to me. Remember, i can't examine you. Seek the attention of your eye doctor or neuro-ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Why does the upper eyelid of my right eye twitch? Happens maybe 1 or 2 times day but not everyday.  

Why does the upper eyelid of my right eye twitch? Happens maybe 1 or 2 times day but not everyday.  

Cause is unknown: 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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Why does the top of my right eye twitch everyday? I've also been having headaches in my right temple.

Why does the top of my right eye twitch everyday? I've also been having headaches in my right temple.

Stress: Stress, Anxiety, lack of sleep are most common. Rare causes include, calcium electrolyte abnormalities and nerve issues. Please get checked by your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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My daugther experienced a blunt frontal facehit by cousin sunday evening . Approx 20 hours later we noticed a consitent eye twitch or repetitive facial twitch of her right eye that occurs every 6 to 12 seconds. Is this an urgent ER visit or can i waitbto

My daugther experienced a blunt frontal facehit by cousin sunday evening . Approx 20 hours later we noticed a consitent eye twitch or repetitive facial twitch of her right eye that occurs every 6 to 12 seconds.  Is this an urgent ER visit or can i waitbto

See a doctor: Hopefully by now you've been in touch with a doctor and/or gone to the ER, since your question was 12 hours ago. Any head or facial trauma, with abnormal symptoms following it should be checked out. They may not be related, but you should have her examined. ...Read more

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If I have right temple spasms with right eye twitch what neurological disorders involvement this?

If I have right temple spasms with right eye twitch what neurological disorders involvement this?

Facial nerve Cranial: Facial nerve, cranial nerve vii, may be involved in an inflamatory or irritating process. This should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Barely visable but full body tremors.Cant keep legs still need to move. Eye twitch since thurs.Something majorly wrong?Normal thyroid no drug/caffiene

Barely visable but full body tremors.Cant keep legs still need to move. Eye twitch since thurs.Something majorly wrong?Normal thyroid no drug/caffiene

Consider side effect: I assume you have been examined by your provider and have normal vital signs and normal chemistries including calcium and magnesium levels. Next, i would wonder about your plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine). Side effects have included headache, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, nystagmus, nerve deafness, convulsions, ataxia, irritability, nervousness, emotional changes, nightmares, and psychosis. Consult md about stopping it. ...Read more

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How can I stop an irregular eye twitch?

How can I stop an irregular eye twitch?

Lack of rest: Usually to to built up lack of sleep or adequate rest over a period of time.Will generally resolve by getting some rest and good sleep. ...Read more

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Why does my eye twitch after seeing a hot chick?

Why does my eye twitch after seeing a hot chick?

Nervous: Too much eyelid straining. May be due to fatigue, stress, not sleeping enough, reading for a long time, or looking at hot chick for a long time. Take a break. . Muscles get fatigue. If painful or socially unacceptable, Botox injection may be used occasionally. ...Read more

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Can cocaine make your eye twitch?

Can cocaine make your eye twitch?

Any stimulant can: Anything that acts as a stimulant can cause eyelid twitching. This could include cocaine, but usually is caffeine, decongestants, and some medications along with stress and fatigue. Treatment is typically by reducing stress and fatigue and avoiding the stimulant that causes the twitching. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more