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Why Is My Face Twitching
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
Lopsided Face: As this always the case, or have you suddenly developed a "drooping" visage? You may have always had asymmetry, and many people do - including some very famous people, like winston churchill there is a congenital condition known as "hemifacial microsomia, " which is the same thing. On the other hand, if this seemed to have developed obpvernight, you need to deck in with your doctor and i discuss it. ...Read more
Tic's or worse: Spontanious uncoordinated but repeditive events that often affect the face are mostly a simple transient tic (<6mo) thought to represent abn nerve action, possibly after a benign uri. There are some that evolve to include other events over months & yrs & carry the chronic tic or even tourette lable.If it lasts more than a few wks have a good look over by your dr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some...: What you described might possibly happen although I have never encountered such in my 47-yr training & practice in urology. Nonetheless, I would love to help & here I try. Are these symptoms at masturbation the first time or lifelong? At what phase of masturbation do these occur, beginning, middle, or end or afterward? Have you recently started taking additional drugs? Without these, it is hard to ...Read more
See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
What does it mean when my head(scalp) twitches on left side and my face is numb but nothing else?
Don't know: Really hard to say without more information or examining you. Are you getting enough sleep, is the first question. Have you been exercising heavily, or conversely, not enough? Do you take any medications that could affect your potassium level, like a diuretic? Try some gentle stretching of you leg muscles, get a good night's rest, and if it persists go see your doctor. ...Read more
Nerve irritation: Is not infrequent , most of the time is mild inflamation Injury of nerves around the eye , specially after sudden change of temperature , dry eyes , after spending to much time on computer or other activity with no frequent blinking and poor tearing , occasionally after viral URI. Most if the time benign. ...Read more
Maybe not simple: Facial "twitching" can be caused by hemifacial spasm, facial myokymia, benign fasciculations, Tourette's, various types of blepharospam issues, etc. We may be able to assist further by a Concierge visit at HealthTap, but you would be better served by visit to a neurologist. ...Read more
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