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Treatment For Eye Twitching
I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head..Also tenderness in some parts o?
See an MD: Are you diagnosed with seizure disorder? It's normal to feel groggy and 'out of it' for a while after a seizure, but severe headaches don't necessarily go with seizures and would need to be worked up by an md. See an md, because some seizure disorders are life-threatening if not controlled. A neurologist would be best suited for this. ...Read more
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
I'm having continuous under eye twitching.It's been 5 days, it was sudden and it hasn't stopped.How can I treat or stop this?It's really bothering me.
I have eye twitching and one side of my face moves.I don't want to go to the doctor.Please just tell me what i can do.Want to try you first.Please.?
Myokymia?: Random twitching of an eyelid or another small facial muscle, 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. It can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see a doctor if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more
Blepharospasm: Or eyelid twitching is a common condition which there is often no cause found. Many different remedies have been tried over the years, none of which have helped consistently. There is no evidence that apple cider will help this. A good treatment for spasm has been Botox injections into the eyelid muscles. If your symptoms are bad enough, ask your ophthalmologist about this. ...Read more
Determine the cause: Eye lid twitching can be caused by many things and an ophthalmologist is necessary to determine the true cause. The most common causes are fatigue, stress and dry eye. If you have been doing a lot of eye straining lately, try to take more breaks. Use artificial tears to moisturize the eye and mitigate your stress as much as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sounds like: Ocular myokymia, which is quite common and self-limited usually and very annoying, but benign. Caused most often by fatigue, eye strain, stress, lack of sleep, exhaustion, nearby infections, such as nasal or sinus, repetitive squinting, maybe blepharospam. May respond to modification of corrective lenses. See your ophthalmologist, if too troublesome. ...Read more
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