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What Does It Mean If My One Eyelid Starts To Droop
You live in gravity: There are many causes of this, but it primarily is caused by living in gravity. Don't blame it on age! There can be problems with the muscles in the eyelid or eyebrow. An oculoplastic surgeon is the best to diagnose this. Look at www.ASOPRS.org. ...Read more
Twitching happens: Most of the time, twitching (an involuntary muscle movement, usually very small), is harmless and resolves quickly without treatment. High stress, dehydration, low blood sugar, certain medications, electrolyte imbalances and many other things can cause twitching that lasts a long time. If your twitching does not resolve quickly, then it is time to see y our family doctor! ...Read more
Blocked drainage: There is a plumbing system, the lacrimal outflow tract, which drains excess tears from the eye into the nose. If you have tear overflow on one side only and that eye is not inflammed as a cause of excess tears, then you may have some blockage. Check with your ophthalmologist who has good testing for this in the office. ...Read more
Lid droop: Intermittent lid drop/droop can be due to a few issues. We check to be sure your pupil is normal. If normal and your eye ball is working normall (straight and not deviated). We ask if you ever had a history of crossed eyes. We ask if you have any new difficulty swallowing. Ptosis and other eye lid anomalies can be evaluated by an eyemd. ...Read more
Normal: Most people can if they focus on it. You may be spending more time than most doing it. ...Read more
What does it mean when you lose 6 eyelashes from one eye at one time is it bad should I be worried and what should I do?
Usually okay: Depending on your age common to have localized pain in your breast usually cyclical with your period and do to cysts, dilated ducts if redness , marked tenderness, fever then need to rule out abscess. If continues they can do a ultrasound to look at that spot to assure you that you are ok cancers are not tender for the most part. ...Read more
What does it mean if your eye itself isnt sore but when rubbing your eyes your eyelid is hurting some?
Probably separate: These are two separate issues. Lazy eye refers to the drifting of and eye when its vision is down, usually from childhood. This is an adaptation that does not cause head pain. Headache can come from a variety of causes but that needs evaluation for another cause than lazy eye. ...Read more
What does it mean if your eyeball itself isn't sore but when rubbing your eyes your eyelid is sore?
Many possibilities: Pain is a very non-specific symptom in all areas, including the eyelid. Most common is inflammation or infection, such as a simple stye or blepharitis (infection of eyelid margin). As long as there is no swelling, skin rash, discharge, redness of the eye or change in vision, try warm compresses for 5 mins 2-3x/day. Avoid too much eyelid rubbing. If not better soon see an eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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