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Have twitching eye. Can it lead to a stroke?

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Dr. Sudhir

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Practicing since :2000

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Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2012 in Stroke
Question: my mother has had eye twitching for 2 weeks now. Can it lead to a stroke?
Answered by Dr. Sudhir 7 minutes later

Thanks for the question.

Eye twitching won't cause stroke.It is due to random stimulation of eyelid muscles and in most cases harmless with no treatment needed.

Hope this answers your question.Please feel free to ask if there are doubts.

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