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What Does It Mean When My Bottom Lid Of My Eye Is Twitching
Fasciculations: Small, local, involuntary muscle contractions are called fasciculations. They're caused by spontaneous firing of lower motor neurons & can occur in any skeletal muscle in the body. They're commonly encountered in healthy people and are rarely concerning. The cause is most commonly benign. They should subside, but if they continue to bother you, your primary care doc can refer you to a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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
Blepharospasm: Stress can cause blepharospasm (eyelid twitch); less commonly, the twitch becomes chronic and may not stop with routine measures (sleep hygiene, stress reduction, caffeine restriction). The most effective treatment for problematic blepharospasm is local injection of botulinum toxin, something to discuss with your neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more
I found something on the inside of my bottom lid of my eye and I don't know what it is. It hurts a lot and my left eye is slightly swollen. Thoughs?
The bottom left of my right eye is red and hurts and there is not a bump what do I do when i touch the top eye lid it hurts
Touching : Touching your eyes is never a good idea as your dirty hands can cause infection. For soreness, you may want to consider warm or cold compresses. Artificial tears may also help. If the pain does not get better within a day or two, i suggest that you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Veins: Do not twitch, it is a muscle who does that and means nothing! ...Read more
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
Myokymia: Localized muscle twitching over the eyelids is usually benign and self limited, and can be associated with fatique, eye strain, and lack of sleep. Typically, it is intermittent and quite benign. (very rarely, it involves the face on one side, and if this occurs, see a neurologist). ...Read more
If i touch a twitch w/my hand, (at the bottom part of my left boob) , does that mean its a twitch ¬ a heart problem? What couldcause twitch there?
A Twitch is mostly -: A muscle or nerve originated. Its not a heart problem, that you could feel or touch it. So rest assured, its not the heart. It could be you pulled a ms or twisted your chest/trunk in the last 2-7 days or so, and are now having a twitch. It'll subside. A ms relaxer may help if its painful/uncomfortable. Massaging might help. If its not improving, see your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more
Normal: Most people can if they focus on it. You may be spending more time than most doing it. ...Read more
Not normal: If it is a new finding, and no trauma, not normal. Give it a week, if still present, your best bet would be to see an oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more
The outward corner of my left eye twitches starts twitching at random moments. It's really weird.. What does it mean?
Eyelid trembling?: 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 symptoms persist, keep recurring, or the eyeball is trembling (neurological problem). ...Read more
Hi stress or nothing: If you are talking about your lids twitching, stress can cause that to happen. So can dehydration, certain medications, low blood sugar, electrolyte imbalances and many more things. Most of the time the problem resolves quickly with no treatment. If not, it is time to see your family doctor.! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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