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Eye palpitations

Hi, I've been feeling palpitations in my right eye for about 5 days now. It's very uncomfortable, and I would like to know if there is any medical reason for this.
Thank you.
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I'm not exactly what you mean?  It is common for some people to have a light twitching of the eyelids due to stress, irritation or excess stimulation.  It is called myokymia and is usually harmless.  Now if you have something different, I really cannot be sure.  There is a condition where patients can hear whooshing sounds in the eye socket due to an arterial/venous shunting defect so I suppose that could possibly be in the list of possibilites.  My best advise is to see an ophthalmologist for a complete exam, then you can have a more detailed and personal evaluation which is necessary.

MJK MD
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