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What does it mean when my bottom lid of my eye is twitching?

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 more

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Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

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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What does it mean when the left side of my face is twitching?

What does it mean when the left side of my face is twitching?

Watch and wait: Could be a blepharospasm or even a spasm of the facial nerve. These usually disappear the way they came. May be caused from a virus. If it continues see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my left eye twitches?

What does it mean when my left eye twitches?

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

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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

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 more

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What can it mean if my eye constantly is twitching?

What can it mean if my eye constantly is twitching?

Caffeine and...: Caffeine, stress and lack of sleep are the top causes of twitching. Check out http://www.2020vision.Com/eye_twitch.Html for more info! ...Read more

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What does it mean when my bottom lip twitches?

What does it mean when my bottom lip twitches?

Involuntary Movement: Likely a tic, and usually is aggravated by anxiety and stress. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

What does it mean if my eyelid keeps twitching?

Eyelid answer: Sometimes the eyelid muscles become tired and they twitch. This is called blepharospasm and it is normally benign. http://www.neurocuro.com/blepharospasm-eyelid-twitch/ ...Read more

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Can the vein near my eyes twitch? What does it mean?

Can the vein near my eyes twitch? What does it mean?

Veins: Do not twitch, it is a muscle who does that and means nothing! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lazy eye is making my head hurt?

What does it mean if my lazy eye is making my head hurt?

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

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The top lid of my eye is twitching for 2 days now. What makes it twitch?

The top lid of my eye is twitching for 2 days now.  What makes it twitch?

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

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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?

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

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I have a pimple on my lower eyelid and there is puse comeing out what is it it does hurt when i blink?

Stye: This sounds like a stye. If it's draining pus, that's good. Gently wipe away the pus. Put warm compresses on it frequently. See an eye md if it doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more

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My right eye is blind and it has moven to the corner, why does this happen?

My right eye is blind and it has moven to the corner, why does this happen?

Common: The eyes in their natural state are not straight. What keeps them straight is a target to look at which the brain then uses to have the eyes straight and looking at the same thing. When one (or both) eye is blind it has a tendency to wander. ...Read more

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What does it mean if when i close my eyes i can see the reflection of my eyeball?

Normal: Most people can if they focus on it. You may be spending more time than most doing it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the left part of my lower lip is swollen?

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

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The outward corner of my left eye twitches starts twitching at random moments. It's really weird.. What does it mean?

The  outward corner of my left eye twitches starts twitching at random moments.  It's really weird..  What does it mean?

myokymia: Usually resolves on its own, but work on lubricating the eye well, reducing stress and increasing sleep, avoid excessive caffeine. If it persists more than 3 months, you will need a workup. ...Read more

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My right eye, on lower part of eye sometimes start twitching. What could that be?

My right eye, on lower part of eye sometimes start twitching. What could that be?

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

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What does it mean when your right eye twitches?

What does it mean when your right eye twitches?

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 more

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