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What Causes Eyelids To Have A Twitchalmost As If It Were Muscle Twitches
Cause is not known: Trembling 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
The twitches you can see and feel in muscle are contractions of irritable muscle fibers. They are sometimes seen with muscle fatigue. I sometimes see young people with fasciculations who google the word and come in afraid they have ALS . There is also an entity called benign fasciculation syndrome that is sometimes accompanied by cramping. Caffeine and theophylline (in ...Read more
Can extraocular muscles twitch? Is it possible for eyelid twitching to make it seem as if your vision is jumpy? How to tell the two twitches apart?
Yes: Eyelid twich is myokymia and does not cause the vision to shake. Some acquired extraocular muscle twitches can cause oscillopsia where the vision jiggles. If it persists more than three months you would need a systemic work up. Meanwhile try to get more rest and decrease caffeine intake. ...Read more
What can be causing my eyes to go red randomly that is not allergies, sleep disorder, or eye strain. Could this be a head injury or thyroid issue?
Can anxiety and stress cause twitching just in my bicep. It is a fasciculation not a fibrillation. Could it be anything more serious?
Of course: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include body pains, parasthesia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Is it true that you can gave benign fasciculations of the tongue? My tongue twitches a few times a week, is it more likely als? No other symptoms.
Is it possible for eyelids to flicker without feeling your eye muscles spasm? I've been under a lot of stress.
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. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, lack of sleep. ...Read more
I have a muscle twitch right where the heart is it lasts for only a few seconds with no other symptoms what could this be?
Tongue twitching: This is an important question. Perfectly healthy people can have twitching in their tongue. It is not always a sign of an illness. By itself, it may not be remarkable. Take a look at this for more information: http://www.neurocuro.com/muscle-twitching-and-fasciculation/ ...Read more
What could cause a sudden spasm of my lower eyelid under 1 eye? it's not due to tiredness or stress as far as I know. also have had daily headaches.
Myokymia: most common causes of lid fluttering are stress, fatigue, caffeine intake, rarely eye strain or hyperthyroidism. Usually the problem is self limited and resolves spontaneously. Occasionally it may be a precursor of benign blepharospasm or other disorders that respond to Botox therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are involuntary muscle twitches a symptom of my invasive amebiosis(diagnosed)? I have spasms in every muscle you can think of, even inside my eardrum.
Many : Multiple issues could be. Check with your doc. ...Read more
Can sinusitis cause twitching I've been having twitching alot when the sinusitis plays up I want to know if the twitching is related to that or not?
Twitching where?: I have never heard of sign you situs in terms of either a bacterial infection or allergic reaction causing twitching of any sort. But, you are the one saying that there is a relationship between twitching in your body and a condition of sinusitis so the logical question would be twitching in what part of your body? ...Read more
Don't understand: 'm not able to guess very well what you're asking but try this for a response. 1. Rephrase the question and resubmit 2. Muscle spasms in the upper neck, ear, and eyes could be the description of a condition known as muscle dystonia. In the eyes this is known as blepharospasms. 3. Not sure what you mean when you include the ear but muscle spasms in eyelid can involve other muscles lower down too. ...Read more
I've have muscle twitching and light muscle cramping as if under the muscle. Blood test results pointed at high potassium, can it be something else?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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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