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Eyelid twitch

Eyelid twitch: Introduction

Eyelid twitch: Involuntary twitching or blinking of the eyelids. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Eyelid twitch, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Eyelid twitch:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Eyelid twitch. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Eyelid twitch

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Causes of Types of Eyelid twitch:

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Eyelid twitch: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Eyelid twitch, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Eyelid twitch Treatments

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Stories from Users for Eyelid twitch

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Message Boards for Eyelid twitch

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Diagnostic tests for Eyelid twitch:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Eyelid twitch. Some of these are listed below :

  • Eye examination
    • Visual acuity (vision testing of the eye) may be affected with corneal ulceration depending on the site of the ulcer
    • Use local anesthetic drops instilled prior to examining a painful eye as it is a sensitive measure of a surface problem. If the pain is unrelieved a deeper problem must be suspected
    • Look for any foreign bodies, especially under the eyelids
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Eyelid twitch: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Eyelid twitch

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Eyelid twitch. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Misdiagnosis and Eyelid twitch

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Eyelid twitch: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Eyelid twitch:

The list of organs typically affected by Eyelid twitch may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Eyelid twitch

The list below shows some of the causes of Eyelid twitch mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Eyelid twitch?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Eyelid twitch. Of the 17 causes of Eyelid twitch that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eyelid twitch:

The following list of conditions have 'Eyelid twitch' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Eyelid twitch?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Eyelid twitch, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Eyelid twitch:

Subtypes of Eyelid twitch:

Myokymia (13 causes), Generalized Myokymia (9 causes), Eyelid Myokymia (7 causes), Facial Myokymia (5 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Eyelid twitch:

Eyelid symptoms (911 causes), Itching skin (1068 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Eye twitching (390 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Eye movement symptoms (523 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

Symptoms related to Eyelid twitch:

Eye twitch (390 causes), Eye spasm (7 causes), Eye movement disorcers, Droopy eyelid (425 causes), Benign essential blepharospasm, Hemifacial spasm (3 causes), Blepharospasm, Corneal irritation (8 causes), Injury, Stress, Lack of sleep (12 causes), Fatigue (3235 causes), Prolonged staring, Eye strain, Neurological disorders

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