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Twitching on the left side of my face, what's the probably cause?

Twitching on the left side of my face, what's the probably cause?

Neurologic: Consult a neurologist for your symptoms. A complete ; detailed history of origin ; progress of these symptoms is very essential. Pathology in left parotid saliavry gland should also be ruled out, as facial nerve runs in the substance of parotid gland ; pathology related to that gland may affect facial nerve on that side. ...Read more

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more


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What does it mean when my head (scalp) twitches on left side and my face is numb but nothing else?

What does it mean when my head (scalp) twitches on left side and my face is numb but nothing else?

Palsy?: You may have some type of facial nerve palsy such as "bells palsy" or some other issues, but either way, facial numbness needs to be evaluated. See a dr. Asap for eval, best wishes. ...Read more

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Where is my face twitching on the left side?

Where is my face twitching on the left side?

Some may be a nerv-: -ous facial twitch. Many times it's hard 2 find the reason why they develop. If this of a great concern, make an appointment 2 see your PCP, & get referrals if warranted. ...Read more

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I've have had nerve twitching on the left side of my head for a few weeks now. What could be the cause? It happens randomly.

I've have had nerve twitching on the left side of my head for a few weeks now. What could be the cause? It happens randomly.

Muscle twitching: This sounds like an irritable, superficial nerve or muscle fibers of uncertain etiology. It commonly occurs in an eyelid. I doubt it is anything serious in view of the absence of other neurological symptoms. Try avoiding caffeine and see your physician if the symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the left side of my face is twitching?

What does it mean when the left side of my face is twitching?

Watch and wait: Could be a blepharospasm or even a spasm of the facial nerve. These usually disappear the way they came. May be caused from a virus. If it continues see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my head twitching on the left side? Could it be from my bells palsy 7 years ago?

Why is my head twitching on the left side? Could it be from my bells palsy 7 years ago?

Bell's palsy...no: Is a temporary facial paralysis or weakness resulting from damage or trauma to the facial nerve (CN VII). This makes half of your face appear to droop. Your smile and frown is one-sided. ...Read more

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Hi Drs. I have had pins and needles on the left side of my face most of today with ‘hot flashes’ in area. My right side felt like it was twitching?

Hi Drs. I have had pins and needles on the left side of my face most of today with ‘hot flashes’ in area. My right side felt like it was twitching?

? BRAINSTEM ISCHAEMIA: Symptoms of facial parasthesia and contra lateral hemiparesis could suggest medullary ischaemia. Suggest see GP immediately for assessment and referral to neurologist. ...Read more

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4 yrs ago I was diagnosed with bells palsy on the right side of my face. Now the left side of my forehead above my left eye is twitching. Why?

4 yrs ago I was diagnosed with bells palsy on the right side of my face. Now the left side of my forehead above my left eye is twitching. Why?

Cause may be unknown: Twitching inside a facial muscle, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles in a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. It can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see her primary care doctor, or an eye/ear/neurology doctor, if symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a developmental venous anomaly in my left temporal lobe. Can that be the cause of twitching on the right side of my face/tight muscle cheek?

I have a developmental venous anomaly in my left temporal lobe. Can that be the cause of twitching on the right side of my face/tight muscle cheek?

Actually, yes: You could be having "simple partial motor seizures." I assume you have a neurologist. If not, you'll need one. ...Read more

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Twitching on left side of head above ear?

Unimportant?: Muscle twitching in a limited area unlikely to be due to any major disorder at your age stress is the likeliest cause. ...Read more

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Why is my face twitching between my eye and eyebrow on the left side?

Why is my face twitching between my eye and eyebrow on the left side?

Twitching eyelid: Twitching of the eyelid is a common nuisance disorder which may be caused by excess caffeine, eye strain or stress. It usually disappears after some days; if not see your pcp or opthalmologist. ...Read more

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I feel twitching in the left side of my head my eye hurts when this happens what could this be?

I feel twitching in the left side of my head my eye hurts when this happens what could this be?

Twitching: When I am stressed my left eye twitches. Other explanations could be a cluster headache, and low calcium level in the body, your computer screen is to bright causing eye strain could be another explanation. If you are havin vision issues you should go to a ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Keep having this spasm/twitching right side of head behind ear left of temple, all day. Usually like 2 twitches/spasm each time, wakes me up too..

Muscle twitch: We call these fasiculations. Involuntary movement or twitching of a muscle. Do you have them anywhere else? How long have you had this? If just a day or two, watchful waiting ok. If more than a week or other areas of body with similar twitches you need to see a healthcare provider for an evaluation. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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My father is feeling twitching sensation on left side of face for last two days and there is tearing from left eye but no complain of pain, what will be your most probable diagnosis and advice please?

My father is feeling twitching sensation on left side of face for last two days and there is tearing from left eye but no complain of pain, what will be your most probable diagnosis and advice please?

Any other intel?: There could be eyelid blepharospasm, or healing Bell's palsy, or hemifacial spasm, but perhaps there is more information that will help get to the answer. ...Read more

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My right arm is twitching and my left leg plus the right side of my head is numb?

My right arm is twitching and my left leg plus the right side of my head is numb?

Odd symptoms: Antonio these symptoms don't follow anatomical correctness. Right arm and right side face and left leg. These are strange dysesthesias and don't follow the anatomical correctness of stroke for example and it would be very unlikely to be a stroke. But because they are odd, I would have a neurologist check you at least once. Thanks ...Read more

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I've had a numbness like falling asleep senstation on right side of head comes and goes for a month and a weird twitching on left temple. Stress?

I've had a numbness like falling asleep senstation on right side of head comes and goes for a month and a weird twitching on left temple. Stress?

Unclear: Since you are being treated for a sinus infection situation is more complex. Pay attention to what part of right head goes numb. Nerves to anterior skull are different from nerves to posterior skull. The fact that you are young and symptoms are on opposite sides of head makes possibility of concerning illness less. Stress can cause non-specific, wierd symptoms; but caution when infection. ...Read more