Persistent eye twitch

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Hi everyone,

So my lower right eyelid has been twitching/pulsing for two months now. It twitches every second of every day even while I'm asleep (according to my fiance). I don't have any other obvious symptoms. My GP has dismissed it as nothing to worry about, but it's been happening for so long now that I feel it should be taken more seriously?

Has anyone else had a twitch for this long? And any suggestions to how I can get it to stop?

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    I've had a prolonged twitch in the past where i felt like it went on for a month or more (but maybe not every second of every day because i often forgot about it). but i believe mine was due to a number of reasons: stress and being tired (without realizing it at the time). one thing to note is that spasms are a combination of nerve and muscle movement. if its a serious nerve issue, you will likely feel it spread throughout that side of your face. because its also muscular, when you feel it happening (especially at night), try putting a warm (NOT HOT) compress on your eye to relax those muscles in and around your eye. it may also help you go to sleep 😃

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      thanks for your reply! i dont feel like its spreading around anywhere, although i seem to be noticing more twitches around my body in general. I've a history of anxiety so I reckon its probably just latched in to that particular symptom now!

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