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What would cause my eye to twitch for a week straight ?

What would cause my eye to twitch for a week straight ?

Blepharospasm: Is an involutary twiching of the eye lids. It could be due to muscle fatigue (the charlie horse of the eyelid), stress. If bothersome, painful, or socially embarrasing sometimes doctor may try botox. Most of the time it goes away spontaneuously (it may take days to weeks, rarely months). ...Read more

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What can cause my eye to twitch and face to tingle after a night of heavy drinking?

What can cause my eye to twitch and face to tingle after a night of heavy drinking?

Depends : If the twitching of the eyelid and facial tingling are on one side then you have to consult with an md immediately. However if there is no correlation and you are otherwise healthy you can consider the illusion causes. Dry eyes, irritation, and dehydration ( after a long night of drinking). ...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 caused my eye and lip to twitch persistently for the past 2 weeks?

What caused my eye and lip to twitch persistently for the past 2 weeks?

Irritable nerve: The nerve sending signals to a particular muscle or part of that muscle is irritable for whatever reason. These "tics" are almost always benign, are self limited, and just an annoyance. ...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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What could be causing my eye twitches and nosebleeds?

What could be causing my eye twitches and nosebleeds?

Not related: It is very unlikely your nosebleeds are caused by your eye twitching or vice versa. Eye twitches may be associate with the anxiety associated with nosebleeds. Try using saline nasal mist / saline nasal gel for the nosebleeds. If the bleeding persists, go see your doctor. Not getting better afterwards, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What could possible causes for my eye twitching and the tingling in my thumb?

What could possible causes for my eye twitching and the tingling in my thumb?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes our eyes to involuntarily twitch?

What causes our eyes to involuntarily twitch?

Way too many things!: Nystagmus can be the result of many neurologic conditions. It may be congenital. If it is acquired later in life, the source must be examined. See a neuro-ophthalmologist. ...Read more