Botox For Eye Twitching

5 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

Cathy Says:


Has anyone had Botox injections for eye twiching? I have and they did not use numbing while injecting into my eye lids and surrounding eyes. I was wondering why they can not numb the area?


Showing Replies 1 - 5 of 5 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
Cgray Says:
via mobile

I have. I don't know why they can use anything to numb it. But the pain is worth making the eye twitch stop. I'd tried everything: calcium, magnesium, potassium, saw a neurologist. Only the shots worked.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
2
Cgray Says:
via mobile

The doctor told me that numbing would hurt worse than the shot. So I just pinch myself and don't look. I've had to get the shots every 5. -6 months for a year and a half because the eye twitch comes back. We are hoping eventually the muscle will stop on it's own. I took topirimate for a few months at a low dose a couple years ago. Then I stopped

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
3
Savannah Says:
via mobile

I don't know if my insurance will cover it or not, but I did have pretty bad twitching under my left eye for about a few..it went away..but I notice when I first wake up underneath my lips twitch and inside my cheeks. Since it does not happen during day, I doubt they will give me botox injections, does a Neurologist do this? Now, I am having severe constant muscle non-stop muscle spasms by my left knee cap all the time. I don't know if they would even do botox injections for that. My electrolyte levels per my blood tests 4 months ago were fine..no deficiency. I try to talk to Doctors only to get dismissed, they say I am getting myself "all worked up"..yet they are not the ones who have this..

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
4
Verwon Says:

Basically, this would entail an injection to numb for another injection, one would hurt just as much as another. Additionally, there can be complications associated with any type of anesthetic. They could possibly use something topical, such as Lidocaine, that may help a little, but that will not usually help, once a needle is pushed all the way in. Have you ever had an injection to try to numb a tooth for a dental procedure?

There are reasons we are usually heavily sedated, or knocked out for more in-depth procedures. I understand it may still hurt, but in some cases, a few seconds of pain are less risky than the possible complications.

Savannah, are you on any medications? Do you drink any alcoholic beverages regularly? Anything caffeinated? I am not intending to accuse, just trying to discover what might be cause your issues. For example, my heart and blood pressure medications can sometimes cause tremors and twitching, so while these symptoms are annoying, they aren't really anything to worry about.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
5
Savannah Says:
via mobile

Re: Verwon (# 4)

My eye twitching has stopped. Thanks. No, I don't drink Alcohol, soda, but I do occassionally drink coffee, but the twitching is gone now.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  




Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

Topamax and eye twitching
Hi, I have been using Topamax for depression for 12 months and must admit that it has been very sucessful. The one major... 113 replies
topamax and right eye twitching
I've been on Topamax 100mg X2 day & or gen. For over 6+ years for migraines & my main concerns are 1) my rig... 1 reply
Wide awake, anxious, twitching legs - for how long??
I took my first and only pill of Augmentin 875 after dinner last night. I got dizzy shortly thereafter. The dizziness su... 3 replies
can I use neurobion for treating pain & twitching on my upper arm
I have type 2 diabetes and experience twitching of my upper right hand. Sometimes I feel as if blood is not flowing to m...
pressure at back top of head, muscle spasms and eye twitching
I get muscle spasms and twitches all over. Head pressure at top back of head, terrible dizziness and ringing in ears. 42... 2 replies
Twitching/pain and Pragabalin
I had severe pain that went down my spine to my thighs and not pain is only on behind my right knee. difficult climbing ...
Body Twitching And A Weak Feeling In body
feel weak and lathargic all the time. and in the the evenings i always get this uncontrolable, like a twitch. its like i... 2 replies
Head twitching and depression
Can head twitching be a a side effect of Lexamil 10mg a day. Do I need to contact my doctor ## Yes, this medication has ... 1 reply
Muscle Twitching
I have been on Contrave for three months but the last couple weeks I am having muscle twitching bad enough to keep me aw... 4 replies
Eye drops for pre and post cataract surgery.
I am having cataract surgey. My Dr put me on 4 different eye drops. They were very expensive. Are they really necessary ... 1 reply


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 25 September 2017.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA