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Why is my eyelid twitching? I just had exams.

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Dr. Timothy Sullivan
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Stress and caffeine

Stress, excessive use of caffeine, lack of sleep.
You should also worry about hypercalcemia, which is tetanus.

In brief: Stress and caffeine

Stress, excessive use of caffeine, lack of sleep.
You should also worry about hypercalcemia, which is tetanus.
Dr. Timothy Sullivan
Dr. Timothy Sullivan
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Dr. James Abrams
Ophthalmology

In brief: Post-viral symptom

Many patients with fine, rapid eyelid twitching suffered from a "stomach flu" in the preceding month.
This implies that the cause is an immune response to the virus that is somehow irritating the nerves to your eyelid muscles. It is generally benign and resolves, but may take 2 or 3 months.

In brief: Post-viral symptom

Many patients with fine, rapid eyelid twitching suffered from a "stomach flu" in the preceding month.
This implies that the cause is an immune response to the virus that is somehow irritating the nerves to your eyelid muscles. It is generally benign and resolves, but may take 2 or 3 months.
Dr. James Abrams
Dr. James Abrams
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Dr. Clark Schierle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Eyelid Spasm

This can be the result of stress, fatigue, eye strain, caffeine, or any number of systemic factors.
You should get it checked out and if correcting these possible causes does not help, Botox treatment may improve your symptoms.

In brief: Eyelid Spasm

This can be the result of stress, fatigue, eye strain, caffeine, or any number of systemic factors.
You should get it checked out and if correcting these possible causes does not help, Botox treatment may improve your symptoms.
Dr. Clark Schierle
Dr. Clark Schierle
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