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Upper Eyelid Twitching For Months
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 am experiencing muscle twitching and fatigue. Muscle twitching in calfskin and feet. Top eye lid twitching left eye for over a month.
Left eye has been twitching.1st the upper lid and now the lower,within a few wks.Could it be hemifacial spasm?I'm 22.If I blink fast, twitchingstarts
No worries : Eye twitching is common, & usually related to stress, lack of sleep, & overuse of stimulants like coffee. The fact that yours "traveled" makes it less likely to be a nerve disorder. Get plenty rest, get exercise, eliminate any stimulants for 2 weeks, & if no better, see your clinician. ...Read more
Trembling right upper lip for two months only after workout and lasts for couple of minutes only. Generalized muscle twitches especially on calves.M30?
Get evaluation: The medical term for muscle twitching is "fasciculation". It can be caused by electrolyte imbalance (sodium, potassium, calcium) as well as by a number of medicines. Since it is a new phenomenon, you should see your physician to have himher evaluate it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What can cause a hemifacial spasm in a 21 yr old? Had a left eye twitch for 2 months and now corners of mouth left side are starting to twitch
Twitching: Subtle twitching of the muscles of facial expression is not exactly the same as hemifacial spasm. The spasm is a significant, long lasting contraction of the muscles, which is painful. Twitching can be caused by fatigue, nervousness, an infection, or sometimes a history of a condition like Bell's palsy. Sometimes twitching of these muscles is entirely benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having constant upper right eyelid myokymia for 2-4 months. Should I see my PCP or Opthalmologist?
4 days of constant right thigh muscle twitch. Now my eye, left calf and arm are twitching randomly. Metabolic screen normal. Im hydrated, suggestions?
Muscle twitching: Was a serum calcium level determined in the work up? These diverse non localizing symptoms can represent a manifestation of fatigue, anxiety, tension, and stress or a medication change. Take a closer look at your personal life and see if there is an unexplained explanation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower left lip twitching for weeks..numbness in the face mainly around my outer left eye.. after hours of twitching my face actually hurts..what is this?!
SeveralPossibilities: Most cases of a twitching lip may be due to stress, fatigue, emotion, excessive caffeine intake or some deficiency in the diet such as potassium. Lip twitching in most cases is self-limiting, disappearing in minutes or maybe in a few days without any residual problems. Persistent twitching, especially if associated with other symptoms, should be investigated. See http://bit.ly/1TPjy6c ...Read more
Left eye lid keeps having random spasms over the past week and legs also been twitching over last few months no pain but annoying
I been twiching for 6months.no weakness.rare myokymia on eyes.i have permanent myokymia on my leg (35 hz and 1sec durat.) emg/MRI clean. possible aLs?
Developed strong spasms in my lower lip and minor spasms in upper lip and cheek after facial paralysis post surgery 15 months. Hemifacial spasm now?
Have been using steroids, first FML now flarex (fluorometholone) for some months in left eye. My eyelid is now twitching a lot over last few days. Definitely unrelated?
Proptosis: it warrants an evaluation by your doctor. I dont know any other of your health history so I can't give you a better answer ...Read more
Twitching in my left eyelid and right upper lip...It's been happening 100's of times everyday for 3 days. Just began Wellbutrin (bupropion) 1wk ago. Side effect?
Could be: Myokymia is a very common eye condition resulting in eyelid twitching that typically occurs related to excessive amounts of caffeine, stress, and/or fatigue. It can be also related to having dry eyes. Typically a neuro ophthalmologist or also a oculoplastics specialist can treat this condition if not resolved after attempting to reduce the common causes. Try to relax. I hope it gets better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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