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Under my right eye keeps twitching and it has not stopped at all and it's been doing it for about 2 days now?

Under my right eye keeps twitching and it has not stopped at all and it's been doing it for about 2 days now?

Can be myokymia: Random twitching 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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Hi dr vein under my right eye keeps twitching or blinking what could be the reason it's already been 2 days if u know any treatment i can do in home?

Hi dr vein under my right eye keeps twitching or blinking what could be the reason it's already been 2 days if u know any treatment i can do in home?

Stress, eye strain,: Tics/ involuntary muscle twitching, excessive tv watching, facebook, internet surfing (just guessing ?)try applying warm packs, doing relaxation or yoga exercises, get some snooze. Take care! ...Read more

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Managing Eye Twitching (Checklist)

Get adequate sleep
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Reduce caffeine intake
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Reduce alcohol intake
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Find ways to reduce stress
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My eye keeps twitching. How do I stop this?

My eye keeps twitching. How do I stop this?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Twitching continuously under right eye for more than 10 days. What could it be from?

Twitching continuously under right eye for more than 10 days. What could it be from?

Blepharospasm: Or twitching of the eyelid can be quite irritating, though not generally dangerous. Most of the time, no specific cause can be identified. Fortunately, it usually goes away on it's own. If not, a variety of treatments are suggested but none seem to be universally efficacious. I would begin with an eye exam to make sure there is nothing else going on. Stress is often a component. ...Read more

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Managing Eye Twitching (Checklist)

Avoid caffeine
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Get 8 hours of sleep
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Reduce stress
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I wanna know why my right eye keeps twitching a lot can you please help me out ?

I wanna know why my right eye keeps twitching a lot can you please help me out ?

Eyelid twitching: Eye irritation from any cause, stimulant use such as caffeine/ amphetamines/ cocaine, lack of sleep, excessive stress, neurologic disease, and other issues. Correcting these issues should be curative. ...Read more

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What causes under the eye to twitch nonstop for weeks?

What causes under the eye to twitch nonstop for weeks?

Several things: Those annoying little twitches under the eye are what's referred to as "myokymia", which is due to irritability of the individual muscle fibers of the orbicularis muscle. These are typically due to sleep deprivation, caffeine, and stress, and are very common. Blepharospasm, a much less common condition, is when involuntary contraction of the muscle that closes the eye causes the eyelid to shut. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a twitch at the top of my left cheekbone under my left eye, not painful. Not a continuous twitch but a frequent one. No pain.

I am experiencing a twitch at the top of my left cheekbone under my left eye,  not painful.  Not a continuous twitch but a frequent one.  No pain.

Twitch: Muscle twitching is a common problem. It often involves small muscles of the face. Causes include fatigue stress dehydration and caffeine use. These are typically not painful. It can occur in other sites of the body. Track the frequency and see if you can identify any triggers. ...Read more

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