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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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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 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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Been to eye doc in July & oct. Both said eyes were fine. Now right eyelid twitches thoughout day. Is this eye problem? Eye lashes falling out in eye.

Been to eye doc in July & oct. Both said eyes were fine. Now right eyelid twitches thoughout day. Is this eye problem? Eye lashes falling out in eye.

Myokymia: Not sure why you are losing eyelashes, but the root cause may be triggering what seems to be myokymia, which is usually benign muscular twitching secondary to eyestrain, fatigue, chemical imbalances, etc. Perhaps a dermatologist should check out the eyelash situation. ...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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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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Heart palpatations and blurry vision of right eye?

Heart palpatations and blurry vision of right eye?

See doctor: Heart palpitations can be nothing serious or can be a sign of significant heart disease. You need an EKG and blood tests done. You may need to see a cardiologist. Blurry vision in one eye is not normal and you need an eye exam by an ophthalmologist to determine the cause. Don't delay, see your doctor as soon as possible ...Read more

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My right eye: itch (eye corner and in place where eyelashes grow up), feel something in eye corner, continously eye muscle contraction, what is disease ?

My right eye: itch (eye corner and in place where eyelashes grow up), feel something in eye corner, continously eye muscle contraction, what is disease ?

Multiple causes: Itching in the corners of the eyes is often related to allergy. Itching on the edge of the eyelids where the lashes grow is often related to blepharitis. Rapid muscle contractions of the lid is called blepharospasm and can have several causes. You need to see your ophthalmologist to examine your eyes for these conditions, to determine your correct diagnoses and the best course of therapy. ...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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Help docs? Why is my upper eye lid twitching?

Help docs? Why is my upper eye lid twitching?

Likely myokymia: Which is a benign localized condition associated with fatigue, eyestrain, stress, chemical imbalance and often departs when eyelid is gently rubbed. If persists or involves more of face, have your doctor evaluate. ...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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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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I am experiencing muscle twitching and fatigue. Muscle twitching in calfskin and feet. Top eye lid twitching left eye for over a month.

I am experiencing muscle twitching and fatigue. Muscle twitching in calfskin and feet. Top eye lid twitching left eye for over a month.

Maybe fatigue: This may be a fatigue related due to a sleep disorder. It depends on your general health and how you sleep and what other medical conditions you have. See your physician ...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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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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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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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

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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