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Twitching Of The Eyelid

Twitching of the eyelid is an eyelid spasm or eye muscle movement that cannot be controlled. It is also called blepharospasm, and it tends to happen more in the upper eyelid. The lid will move every few seconds for a minute or two.

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I am having twitching of eyelids and black dots float around my eye. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 16 years old, and I am very worried about the health of my eyes. I have been having two problems with my eyes recently. One of my ongoing problems is twitch with my eyelids. I cannot keep my eye open for too long without this happening. It bothers me and distracts me a lot at scho...  Read Full »


Dr. Satish Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Twitching eyes are due mostly to dry eyes in your age because of exposure to the computer monitor and prolonged use of mobile phone, which can be taken care of by the use of artificial tears (lubricating eye drops). The important issue is your left eye redness and bl...  Read Full »

I have eyelid twitchng with floaters. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been facing issues with my eyes and eyesight lately. In my left eye the lower eyelid twitches whenever I touch it or do some face movement. In my right eye I am facing pressure pain and seeing some new floaters. I feel like I am unable to focus my right eye, it is a very weird fee...  Read Full »


Dr. Arnab Pal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Twitching of eyes is generally not a serious condition and can occur if you are having difficulty sleeping at night or if you are having inadequate sleep or you are tensed about something. I suggest you to get good night's sleep everyday. Otherwise B12 and Refresh Te...  Read Full »

I have consistent twitching in the bottom lid of my eye. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have consistent twitching in the bottom lid of my left eye. It has been ongoing for about for two weeks tomorrow.  Read Full »


Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This eyelid twitching can be caused by a number of different problems. In case you have only the eyelid twitch and have no other problems in your eye or other bodily diseases, we label such cases as essential blepharospasm. To reduce this, I suggest you do the foll...  Read Full »

My eyes twitch a lot. Can you help me with this?

Query: Hi doctor,My eyes twitch a lot. I started experiencing it last year. It lasted for a good three months and then subsided on its own. This year it has started again. It is very annoying and hampers work. I wear spectacles and got my vision tested a while back. So my power is correct. Can you please h...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you feel any kind of fatigue also along with the twitchings? Did it start last year after any kind of systemic illness like viral fever or any trauma? Any kind of treatment you take for any disease? Your symptoms may purely be due to weakness without any associate...  Read Full »

Are my headache and eye twitching related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My height is 5'9" and weight is 205 pounds. For the past 10 days, my right eye has been twitching non-stop. It is almost like a pulse where the bag of my eye is. When I blink really fast, it usually stops for about a minute and then starts again. My head started to hurt...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Eye twitching could be due to myokymia. It is benign, and the most common cause is stress. It usually resolves without treatment in a month. Your headache is not related to myokymia. Having said that, kindly consult a local ophthalmologist if it persists.   Read Full »

I have had a persistent pulsating twitch in my left eyelid and all over the body. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female, I will be turning 23 in a few months. For over two weeks I have had a persistent twitch on my left eyelid. The twitch feels like a pulsating sensation, and I can sometimes trigger it by blinking hard or quickly blinking many times. Although I have not noti...  Read Full »


Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most common twitches are benign and are often caused and exacerbated by stress and anxiety. However, there ate tests to confirm if it is benign or pathologic. Covid 19 is new and there are reported cases of neuromuscular symptoms after having been infected, which wer...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have twitching of both the eyelids?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old, my height is 6 feet and I weigh 200 pounds. Is it normal for both the eyelids to twitch? Bottom left eyelid and top right eyebrow twitch whenever I blink. It is worrisome. I drink caffeine but I am well rested. I had a negative brain CT scan done last month. I have n...  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Even though the eyelid twitches are very commonly associated with stress and they usually go away on their own without any treatment, the involvement of both eyelids could also be an early sign of blepharospasm which requires treatment. If symptoms are getting worse or...  Read Full »

Why do my eyes twitch after looking at a computer screen for more than 15 minutes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 66 year old male, who has a normal eyesight. Last week while I was watching a film on my laptop, suddenly both my eyelids started twitching (fluttering). After that, whenever I look at a¬†computer for more than 15 minutes, the burning sensation starts. The same is true while I read...  Read Full »


Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Twitching of the eyelids can happen due to the following reasons:Fatigue following excessive usage.Spontaneous nerve discharge (very common and benign).Irritation of nerves due to vascular pathology and mass effect.Hemifacial spasm.Apart from Refresh tears, you can use a...  Read Full »

I have facial twitching on my left eye and right cheek. Can you please elaborate on my CT report?

Query: Hello doctor, I have facial twitching on my left eye and right cheek, which developed within the past 30 days. I had a CT scan of the brain to rule out any abnormalities. Can you please explain my report. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I have reviewed the CT (computed tomography) brain scan in detail (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). 1. The cerebral hemispheres, brainstem, and cerebellum demonstrate normal attenuation without fo...  Read Full »

I am having eyelid twitching frequently. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing eyelid twitching and tingling intermittently for about six weeks. It mainly occurs on the left side, but sometimes it creeps over slightly to the right. I can also feel muscles around the bridge of my nose tensing at times. When I touch the areas that are tingl...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhishek Juneja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. To guide you better, please answer the following: 1) Do you get twitchings in a particular group of muscles or the whole of the body? 2) Any thinning of limb muscles? 3) Any weakness in limb muscles? 4) Any problem chewing or s...  Read Full »

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