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Why Does My Cheek Twitch
My left cheek is twitching from 10 days. It occurs for a few hours and then its normal for some time. What could be the basic cause of it?
Couple thoughts: Consider hemifacial spasm, facial myokymia, focal seizure activity perhaps. You provide very little additional information, so I assume little done so far. See a neurologist and get this assessed. ...Read more
Uncertain: It could be a benign transient phenomenon or, if it persists or recurs, there might be somme underlying cause. For persistence or recurrence, one should see their doctor or a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have a friend of mine with a twitching right cheek. What causes it? Can cold air blowing from an a/c to the face be a cause? Thanks.
Perhaps these?: The a/c has nothing to do with this. There may be hemifacial spasm, facial myokymia, a facial tic, a habitual twitch, a prior bell's palsy with aberrant nerve regrowth causing facial dyskinesia. Best way to find out, see a neurologist or an ENT specialist, and get opinion. ...Read more
I was in a car accident which led to having surgery on my right cheek. Now every time I blink my cheek twitches. Will this be a permanent thing?
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Cheek twitching.: Cheek twitching may rarely be due to fasciculation yet far more likely be caused by hemifacial spasm. Fasciculation is a sign of ALS yet very unlikely to be found on the cheek. Your risk of ALS without other symptoms is extremely low especially at your young age. Benign fasciculations are far more common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had body shakes at night and random twitching for 14 months now. Was decreasing then I got flu in July. Since then left cheek twitch persist?
Cheek twitching: This can occur due to a variety of causes. You need to be evaluated by your physician who can then order the appropriate tests and/or referrals. ...Read more
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