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Can eyelid twitching be a sign of a minor seizure?
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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikely
If the eyelid twitching is the only symptom, it is unlikely that it is a seizure.
Twitching of eyelids is a common tic or something called blepharospasm. Blepharospasm can be caused by dry eyes, stress, or tiredness. If it is troublesome, see your doctor.

In brief: Unlikely
If the eyelid twitching is the only symptom, it is unlikely that it is a seizure.
Twitching of eyelids is a common tic or something called blepharospasm. Blepharospasm can be caused by dry eyes, stress, or tiredness. If it is troublesome, see your doctor.
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Myokymia
Random twitching of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle).
Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, caffeine, lack of sleep. Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get rest, reduce stress.

In brief: Myokymia
Random twitching of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle).
Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, caffeine, lack of sleep. Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get rest, reduce stress.
Dr. Michael Ham
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