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Why does under my left eye twitch nonstop?

Why does under my left eye twitch nonstop?

Stress: Twitching of the eyelids is usually caused by some form of stress - emotional or physical. It is often difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. The twitching will ultimately stop, but can take weeks to do so. Rest, artificial tears and cool compresses may help speed recovery. If the twitching is severe and/or painful, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more


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Why does my left eye twitch in the outer corner?

Why does my left eye twitch in the outer corner?

Twitch: Twitches around the eye may be due to dryness, allergy, caffeine, fatigue, or stress. Try some artificial tears to see if this helps. Limit your caffeine intake, get plenty of rest, and do something to reduce your stress. ...Read more

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Why does my top left eye twitch and now my bottom left lip twitching?

Why does my top left eye twitch and now my bottom left lip twitching?

Probably nothing: Twitching of the small muscles of the face is common, but rarely pathologic. This finding is most commonly associated with fatigue, overuse or other forms of stress. I would not be surprised if you are working long hours on something and not getting enough sleep. You can use B complex vitamins which some believe help with this symptom, but I suggest plenty of sleep and relaxation- be well! ...Read more

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I've had a eye twitch in my left eye for over 5 weeks that i can't get rid of. Should i see my doctor or is there something i can do?

I've had a eye twitch in my left eye for over 5 weeks that i can't get rid of. Should i see my doctor or is there something i can do?

Eye twiching: If you mean the eyelid blinking of fluttering, it my be myokymia due to stress or simply dryness of the eye. If the eyelid(s) contract fully, and is very noticeable it could be blepharospasm or hemi-facial spasm. See an ophthalmologist. Most likely stress related. ...Read more

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Seems like my left eye twitch spasm has most disappeared however inthe corner of eye by nose it looks like dark bruise on skin by nose in deep crevice?

Seems like my left eye twitch spasm has most disappeared however inthe corner of eye by nose it looks like dark bruise on skin by nose in deep crevice?

Subconjunctival heme: You probably a small bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage) that was probably caused by rubbing due to your itchy eyes. You also may have some swollen medial canthal tissue that is redder and irritated. I'd continue with artificial tears like refresh optive, !& if itchy, zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops. If you are not getting better, have an eye md check your eyes. ...Read more

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I've had a left eye twitch for about 1.5 months and now the muscles around my mouth on that side of my face twitch too. What's the cause?

I've had a left eye twitch for about 1.5 months and now the muscles around my mouth on that side of my face twitch too. What's the cause?

Lot's of causes.: There are many potential causes. You will need to see your doc about this as a very thorough history and exam are required to sort this out. May need to see a neurologist. Chances are it is benign. ...Read more

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What can cause a hemifacial spasm in a 21 yr old? Had a left eye twitch for 2 months and now corners of mouth left side are starting to twitch

Twitching: Subtle twitching of the muscles of facial expression is not exactly the same as hemifacial spasm. The spasm is a significant, long lasting contraction of the muscles, which is painful. Twitching can be caused by fatigue, nervousness, an infection, or sometimes a history of a condition like Bell's palsy. Sometimes twitching of these muscles is entirely benign. ...Read more

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What could cause numbness in left pinky/ring fingers and joints, neck/shoulder tenseness, crippling left side sciatic nerve pain, left eye twitch?

What could cause numbness in left pinky/ring fingers and joints, neck/shoulder tenseness, crippling left side sciatic nerve pain, left eye twitch?

Spine imaging: Fingers #1is ulnar tunnel sundrome followed by cervical disc siatica would be disc herniation none are related with adhd get some spinal imaging the above are fixable the eye twitch have no idea good luck thanks for question. ...Read more

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