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Started getting twitching sensation below eye. Easy way to get rid of this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Practicing since : 2009
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User:Morning Doctor.
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:thank you for asking.I am doing good , Trust you are doing well .
Doctor:Yes, thank you
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Well doctor from past 1 and half months i feel a beating like a heart beat below my right eye
User:its kind off like a gentle wink/blink which makes me very concisous while a t work.
User:when i gently press the area around my eye and cheek it stops , then starts after an hour or 2.
User:it wasnt there for 3-4days and again its back this morning
Doctor:Your right is twitching ( which means its like a partial blinking which is not controlled by you)
Doctor:do you feel your heart beating in the upper part of your cheeks?
User:yes something like that.. like a pulse beat that you feel when you hold your wrist.
User:it starts and stops when ever it wants
Doctor:Do you feel something similar somewhere else as well?
User:no - only near my right eye and cheek. Infact right now its not there. but it will come back am sure shortly
User:If i massage the area gently for awhile it goes
User:but it comes back again .
Doctor:How much water do you drink in a day,
User:i drink 2 litres doctor...
Doctor:are you sure?
Doctor:that would be atleast 8 glasses
User:yes doctor.
Doctor:do you worry a lot?
User:i do not worry.
User:in fact i am very calm composed and fun loving , but i am now worried about my eye.
User:i went online and googled and read its not a healthy sign
Doctor:You dont need to worry about this XXXXXXX
Doctor:Sometimes, when we are under excessive stress or drink less water
Doctor:we can feel our pulse in various parts of the body
Doctor:That is normal
Doctor:What you have probably read about is that this can be the sign of an arrythmia
Doctor:But since you are young and have no significant history of any serious disorders
Doctor:an arrhythmia is extremely unlikely
Doctor:But if you want to be absolutely sure, get an ECG done
Doctor:Its not required
Doctor:But if you are worrying about this
Doctor:you might as well get this done and get it over with
User:is it a heart problem?>
User:i am 27 years
Doctor:Did you have any problems earlier,
Doctor:I believe you have moved out
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