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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 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 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 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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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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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 would cause me to see a squiggley thing in my eye?

Floater: A floater in the vitreous liquid portion behind your lens may cause this. If there are no accompanying light flashes there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What can cause your upper left eye to twitch occasionally?

What can cause your upper left eye to twitch occasionally?

Common : Eyelid twitching is very common and usually due to stress, caffeine, sleep deprivation, dehydration or due to medications etc. If you dvelop any other neurological problems then seek medical attention. Take care. ...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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Hi docs! what could cause your tongue to twitch uncontrollably?

Hi docs! what could cause your tongue to twitch uncontrollably?

Tongue fasciculation: The differential diagnosis for this condition if your description and my interpretation are correct is the following: motor neuron disease, pachymeningitis, muscular dystrophy, cn xii lesion, and other causes for lower brainstem dysfunction. Please see your doctor to sort out this info and guide your treatment if necessary. Happy holidays and well wishes. ...Read more

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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 could be to blame for my constant eye twiching?

What could be to blame for my constant eye twiching?

Tic: You may have a tic. Consult your doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause eyes to jump or twitch?

What can cause eyes to jump or twitch?

Blepharospasm : If your eyelids are twitching, it is most likely blepharospasm which in most cases can be annoying but is not usually medically problematic. I recommend that you try cutting out caffeine. If it persists, see your ophthalmologist. They can evaluate you and recommend other treatments such as Botox injections for severe cases. ...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 can I do to get my left eye to stop twitching?

Eyelid soaks/scrubs: One of the most common causes of eyelid twitches is inflammation in the oil glands of the eyelashes. Search "blepharitis". Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the edge of the eyelid with q-tip wet with hot water and a tiny dab of johnson's baby shampoo and control (but not cure) blepharitis. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitches and what can I do to stop them?

What causes eye twitches and what can I do to stop them?

Stress, caffeine...: Stress, caffeine, irritation. It usually goes away after a few days with each episode. ...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