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I've had a eye twitch in my left eye for over 5 weeks that i can't get rid of. Should i see my doctor or is there something i can do?

I've had a eye twitch in my left eye for over 5 weeks that i can't get rid of. Should i see my doctor or is there something i can do?

Eye twiching: If you mean the eyelid blinking of fluttering, it my be myokymia due to stress or simply dryness of the eye. If the eyelid(s) contract fully, and is very noticeable it could be blepharospasm or hemi-facial spasm. See an ophthalmologist. Most likely stress related. ...Read more

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My eye has been twitching for a week know why is it twitching its my left eye nd it really bothers me?

My eye has been twitching for a week know why is it twitching its my left eye nd it really bothers me?

Benign: This is common and benign. It is usually because one of the small muscles in the eyelid is spontaneously twichting. It is not usually associated with anything serious. Frequenlty, patients describe being stressed or that the eye is irritated in some other way. In general it stops. Sometimes gentle massage of the eyelid area can help. If it persists, your eye doctor can consider some treatments. ...Read more

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Hello dr , I have been getting twitching in my left eye for a few weeks now . And I'm starting to get very nervous and concerned?

Prob blepharospasm: blepharospasm is a very common entity, which is episodes of rapid twitching of the eyelid. Usually it is brought on by fatigue, or poor sleeping for some time; also eye muscles strain could cause it. Perhaps you should have a routine ophthalmology (eye) doc check-up. ...Read more

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Five days ago I started have slight twitching on my left eye. The twitching seems to have subsided but area feels a little tight. Mini stroke?

Five days ago I started have slight twitching on my left eye.  The twitching seems to have subsided but area feels a little tight. Mini stroke?

Not likely stroke: Eyelid myokymia (twitching) is most commonly associated with ocular dryness, & occasionally with excessive caffeine, stress, blepharitis. A stroke affecting the eyelid would cause you to lose eyelid function (eyelid droop, possibly with double vision). Try artificial tears to see if improves comfort & lessens twitching. See your MD if not benefitting. ...Read more