Hello I am 15 years old and I have had

Patient : Hello. I am 15 years old and I have had an occasional minor eye twitch for about 5 years now. Although, people have told me I do it but I'm not really consciously aware of it, as I don't ever feel it twitching. I don't think it is anything too serious because no one has ever made a big deal about it, only a few people had really noticed it and said something about it to me, but it is making me very self conscious and causing me a lot of anxiety. I think it happens more around stressful situations too. Is this a serious problem and what can be the cause of it? Will it go away on its on or will I have this eye twitch forever? I've also seen a video of me doing it and it looked like two blinks then a slight eye roll, I just don't understand how I don't feel myself doing it. Please let me know your feedback. thanks.
Doctor :   Thank you for writing to us. What you have is known as tics. This is a condition in which you will develop repetitive movements of certain parts of the body. This can be a side effect of levothyroxine and you need to confirm this by seeing a Doctor. The Doctor will then adjust the dose or the medication to be able to help you. If the problem still does not stop, you may have a neurological issue. See a Doctor to get treated for this.

Related Q&A

Q: What eyedrops should I use to treat my eye? How long will it be before I notice improvement?

Q: I have a subconjunctival hemorrhage in my right eye that appeared yesterday. Everything I read online says this is co...

Q: I have a painful bump on my eyelid and It's been there for more than six months. About 4 months ago it suddenly swell...

Q: My eyes are irritated,some trouble breathing and sometimes slight quesey stomach. This is in my home. My son who live...

Q: I was walking up the stairs to go to bed and a white flash appeared in my peripheral vision on my left eye. I now per...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon