Twitching Eye(s) Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand twitching eye(s) symptoms, including 3 causes & common questions.

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Contents

  1. 3 Possible Twitching Eye(S) Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics
  4. Related Articles

3 Possible Twitching Eye(S) Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced twitching eye(s). This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition in which the retina becomes damaged in people with diabetes. Risk factors for developing diabetic retinopathy include high blood sugars, high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, genetic factors, undergoing cataract surgery, puberty,...

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Chronically dry eyes

Chronically dry eyes are a relatively common condition, especially in older adults, that can be very uncomfortable and lead to damage of the surface of the eye. They are caused by a decrease in the tear production of the eye or an increase in tear evaporation. Risk factors inc...

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is also called ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease named after the Hall of Fame baseball player whose career ended when he developed ALS. It is a degenerative disease that destroys nerve cells, which eventually ...

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Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Twitching Eye(S)

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Do you have a stuffy nose?
  • Do you have a runny nose?
  • Do you have dry eyes?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Twitching Eye(S) Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced twitching eye(s) have also experienced:

  • 6% Headache
  • 4% Fatigue
  • 2% Involuntary Movements

People who have experienced twitching eye(s) were most often matched with:

  • 50% Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Als)
  • 37% Diabetic Retinopathy
  • 12% Chronically Dry Eyes

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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