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What causes my eyelid to twitch?

What causes my eyelid to twitch?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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What causes your eye to twitch?

What causes your eye to twitch?

Cause is uncertain: 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 more

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What can cause my eyelid to twitch uncontrollably?

What can cause my eyelid to twitch uncontrollably?

Eyelid twitching: Eyelid twitching is often due to any cause of eye irritation, stimulant use, stress, lack of sleep, neurologic disease, and other issues. Try using frequent artificial tears, getting adequate sleep and minimize stress, and stop stimulant use. If this persists, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my right eye to be blurry?

What causes my right eye to be blurry?

Right eye to be blur: U need to see an eye doctor to examine u vision. ...Read more

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What would cause my eyelids to twitch?

What would cause my eyelids to twitch?

Myokymia: Usually twitching or flickering of the eyelids is benign myokymia, which can be incited by stress, eye strain, fatigue, or just generalized malaise. Rare to have any brain or eye pathology present. If troublesome, see your eye specialist. ...Read more

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What causes me to get ptosis randomly on my right upper eyelid?

What causes me to get ptosis randomly on my right upper eyelid?

Depends: Can be many of reasons including myasthenia gravis or migraine. Random ptosis should be evaluated by a neuro-ophthalmologist or possibly an ophthalmic plastic surgeon. Ptosis can be a sign of other diseases including a tumor in the lung. Get checked! ...Read more

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What can cause the right eye to twitch?

What can cause the right eye to twitch?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching can be due to blepharospasm, light sensitivity, and myokymia ( associated with fatique, chemical imbalance, eyestrain, etc) most of these are fairly benign, but see your ophthamologist if it worsens or becomes an issue. ...Read more

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What are causes for my eye twitch?

What are causes for my eye twitch?

Myokymia: Most eyelid twitches are due to myokymia. This is a benign condition which generally lasts 2-4 weeks. It is caused by lack of sleep, caffeine use and stress. ...Read more

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What could be causing my left eye to droop and twitch?

What could be causing my left eye to droop and twitch?

Dry eye treatment: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes the eyes to twitch usually?

What causes the eyes to twitch usually?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching can be due to blepharospasm, light sensitivity, and myokymia ( associated with fatique, chemical imbalance, eyestrain, etc) most of these are fairly benign, but see your ophthamologist if it worsens or becomes an issue. ...Read more

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What condition could cause my hair to fall out, my eye to twitch, and my brain to hurt?

What condition could cause my hair to fall out, my eye to twitch, and my brain to hurt?

Stress: Your brain interprets pain but it itself has no pain self-receptors. Eye twitches commonly occur from caffeine, sleep deprivation & stress. Falling hair is a common result of excessive stress. Headaches are exceedingly commonly due to stress. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitches to develop?

What causes eye twitches to develop?

Eyelid twitching: Eyelid twitching is often due to any cause of eye irritation, stimulant use, stress, lack of sleep, neurologic disease, and other issues. Try using frequent artificial tears, getting adequate sleep and minimize stress, and stop stimulant use. If this persists, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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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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What causes right eye twitching?

What causes right eye twitching?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. ...Read more

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What is causing my left eye to twitch so much?

What is causing my left eye to twitch so much?

Several causes: Eyelid twitching is very common, and often occurs from stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and overuse of stimulants such as caffeine and 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

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Left lower eye lid started to twitch. Bothering me. What can I do. What caused this?

Left lower eye lid started to twitch. Bothering me. What can I do. What caused this?

You will get better: The most common things that make the muscle in your eyelid twitch are fatigue, stress, and caffeine. Most people experience this type of eyelid twitch on occasion and find it very annoying. In most cases, you won't even notice when the twitch has stopped. Eyelid twitching usually disappears without treatment. Get more sleep. Drink less caffeine. Lubricate your eyes with eye drops. ...Read more

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My left eye keeps twitching. What can cause that?

My left eye keeps twitching. What can cause that?

Myokymia: Usual cause is orbital myokymia, a rather benign disorder associated with fatigue, eye strain, electrolyte imbalance, lack of sleep. See an eye specialist and get this addressed. ...Read more

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