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Twitching sensation on lower eyelid. Is this normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:i have the problem with my left eye
User:the lower lid near the corner is shiverring often from yesterday
Doctor:Thats twitch , and nothing serious if it does not continue for more than 4 to 5 days
User:what could be the cause of it?
User:i don't have any pain or watery eyes or anything else apart from shiverring
Doctor:that could happen due to fatigue in the nerve supplying the eylid
Doctor:and many other times can happen without any identifiable cause
User:how to treat it.. will it go away on its own?
User:or should i do any home treatments?
Doctor:No need of any treatment
Doctor:it will subside on its own
Doctor:Is there anything i can help you with ?
User:can i use laptops and read books as i do normally
User:or should i avoid or minimize until it subsides?
Doctor:Yes, you can .Try not to strain you eyes more than routine
Doctor:a little bit of rest can help here
User:could wind or cold atmosphere be a cause of this?
Doctor:Cannot be attributed specifically
User:Thanks for your time
User:have a good day.. bye
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:May I know your age ?
Doctor:Thanks for the info
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