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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Twitching Eye(s)

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced twitching eye(s). This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Diabetic Retinopathy

    Retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that causes progressive vision impairment.

    Outcome is dependant on severity of disease.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    blurry vision, eye pain, difficulty transitioning from bright to dim environments, floating spots in vision, loss of vision
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Chronically Dry Eyes

    Dry eye syndrome (medically known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca), occurs when there is a problem with the thin film of tears that keeps the eye moist and lubriated. This is a condition that can affect people of all ages, but becomes more common as one gets older. The causes include aging, some medications, increased evaporation of tears (due to low humidity in the air, low blink frequency, wearing contact lenses, or windy conditions), and underlying illness in rare cases.

    2-3 days of care at home.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    dry eyes, dry mouth, eye pain, feeling of something in the eye, sensitivity to light
    Symptoms that always occur with chronically dry eyes:
    dry eyes
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  3. 3.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Als)

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. This progressive, neurodegenerative disease affects nerve cells.

    Lifelong

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    shortness of breath, decreased exercise tolerance, difficulty concentrating, difficulty walking, hoarse voice
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Twitching Eye(s)

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

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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 visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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