Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Carol, Community Member, asks

Q: Is eye twitching part of a MS symptom

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Vicki, Health Guide
6/21/09 5:52pm

Hi Carol,


Yes, eye twitching can be part of MS.  You did not specify if it is erratic eye movements or eyelid twitching.  Both happen in MS.  Eyelid twitching is actually a small spasm, often as a result of stress or fatigue.  Talk with your doctor.  Medication can help.


However, it can also be a symptom of several other things.  Again, it is a good idea to talk with your doctor.


Good luck.  I hope your eye relaxes.

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By Carol, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 06/16/09