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I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head..Also tenderness in some parts o?

I recently had a seizure...I have been having severe headaches, left eye twitching. Also like a cloudiness in my head..Also tenderness in some parts o?

See an MD: Are you diagnosed with seizure disorder? It's normal to feel groggy and 'out of it' for a while after a seizure, but severe headaches don't necessarily go with seizures and would need to be worked up by an md. See an md, because some seizure disorders are life-threatening if not controlled. A neurologist would be best suited for this. ...Read more

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 under my left eye twitch nonstop?

Why does under my left eye twitch nonstop?

SOD: Energy depletion causes eye to twitch to replenish eye energy use superoxide dismutase in high doses 10, 000 units 4 -5 times a day until twitching stops. The other formula that works - zeaxanthine and lutein. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching now extended to the left face?

Left eye twitching now extended to the left face?

Blepharospasm: Possibly could be hemifacial spasm, a neuromuscular disorder that is treated with Botox injections or surgery. The best person to see for this would be a neuro-ophthalmologist who can rule out other causes and recommend a course of treatment. ...Read more

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Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days?

Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days?

Eye: Many things can cause those symptoms but if the headaches are that bad, you should go to the emergency room ...Read more

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Left eye twitching nonstop for months, left eye also looks bigger then right, looks swollen.

Proptosis: it warrants an evaluation by your doctor. I dont know any other of your health history so I can't give you a better answer ...Read more

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Left eye twitching for over a week. Ok in morning then by afternoon i exp it. Feels same as if the eye was trying to blink out something. Saw optom.Ok?

Left eye twitching for over a week. Ok in morning then by afternoon i exp it. Feels same as if the eye was trying to blink out something. Saw optom.Ok?

Blepharitis: Most common and least dangerous cause for eyelid twitching is blepharitis, a blockage of the oil glands of the eyelids. Usually best treated by scrubbing the edges of the eyelids with a cotton swab wet with hot water with a tiny dab of baby shampoo on the tip, followed by rinsing the closed eye with warm water. To be sure, see an eye md. ...Read more

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Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

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I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching is common and benign. There are no real treatments for this except tincture of time. Some have found that supplemental calcium helps shorten the episodes. This is not related to the pain in your chest. See your primary doctor for that please. ...Read more

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Why is my left eye twitching for so long? Should i be concerned that my left cheek and left side of my mouth is also twitching?

Why is my left eye twitching for so long? Should i be concerned that my left cheek and left side of my mouth is also twitching?

Facial spasm: Eyelid twitching is common, and is usually related to stress, fatigue, consumption of stimulants like caffeine, and local eye irritation. Facial twitching, where the cheek and mouth are also twitching, may be "hemifacial spasm", which is more serious. Talk to your medical doctor or neurologist about this possibility. ...Read more

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Waking up w/ my left eye twitching, it's twitched for a long time but now everyday as soon as I wake up. Can feel it. diangosis Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Blepharospasm : The condition of spasm around the eye is known as blepharospasm. This could be the result of local dystonia of the nerves in the setting of trigeminal neuralgia, though it may also be present in other individuals as well during times of increased emotional stress. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessel in left eye accompanied by eye twitching in same eye. Doesn't hurt but is really annoying. ?

Exam: you must be seen and examined to be evaluated for possible complications: however, most of these type of subconjunctivial hemorrhages are benign and will resolve on their own ...Read more

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Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days. No appetite and trouble falling asleep. Could this be serious?

Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days. No appetite and trouble falling asleep. Could this be serious?

Possibly: New onset severe headaches need to be taken seriously. It is possible that it is a migraine-sort, but if this is something new that has not been addressed by a physician, I would recommend that you be seen in person for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have right eye twitching and my left hand is numb. What is happening?

See your PCP ASAP: could be a very mild ischemic stroke which is more common in the population. See your doctor ASAP for examination, tests and treatment if needed. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

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