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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 causes the eyes to twitch usually?

What causes the eyes to twitch usually?

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 causes eye twitching?

What causes eye twitching?

Stress, fatigue etc: Commonest cause of eye twitching is stress, followed by fatigue, sleep deprivation, stimulant use (even simply coffee). Other conditions causing eye twitching (much less often) include certain movement disorders (e.g. Tourette's, blepharospasm), focal epilepsy. ...Read more

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What causes eye lid twitching?

What causes eye lid twitching?

Eye lid twitch: This is benign, but annoying at times and will usually resolve itself. It is often associated with fatigue, anxiety or tension. A refraction should be performed to resolve an associated untreated refractive error. ...Read more

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What are causes of eye twitches?

What are causes of eye twitches?

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 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