... Hi Frederic, I know it's been awhile since you posted, so I don't know if you'll see this, I just came across this since I have this problem too and have been researching it. I was wondering if you ever found relief? I just read that it can be related to thyroid problems, and I am hypothyroid, so that's something to consider. They say it's the smallest muscle in the human... (2 replies)
... I am 23 year old male. Three months ago I noticed that the inner part of my left ear began to twitch caused by outside noise. ... (2 replies)
... I've had this before from Eustacian Tube Dysfuncion.....you may check this out....go to the ETD board...good luck (2 replies)
... Mine is also on the back of my left ear next to my skull. ... (11 replies)
... thanks for your response. i'm thinking that i seem to have more similar symptons to youngman. i really just feel these spasms behind my ear but it is making me nervous. i was wondering if anyone has gone for an x ray or a ct scan or any blood work to rule certain things out..... ... (11 replies)
... pathize with you to the max! I've been having facial jumps off and on for YEARS, but over the past few weeks, the torture from the temple one in front of my left ear has worsened. I went through a period of several months last winter where I didn't have this, now it's every day for a certain period of time. ... (11 replies)
... For about 2 months now I have been experiencing what I assume to be a muscle or ligament twitch right behind my left ear. The twitch commonly takes place in about a 3 inch radius behind the ear outside of my skull. ... (11 replies)
... I have had nerve or muscle jumps in and around my face, and sometimes in the inner ear muscles, for several years now. There is no pain, just the menacing jumps that drive me up a wall some days. ... (0 replies)
... of my left ear. Having sensitive hearing and tinnitus, I have to wear either muffs or ear plugs. This twitch gives me a loud "Boom" or "thump" every time it fires. I took 7 long hours of torture with it yesterday! ... (5 replies)
... Howdy, lvd-
That's good that the results are normal. I'm glad he is going to try the pysiotherapy. I wish some of them here would suggest that for me instead of pills, pills, more pills!:eek: Sure hope it helps you get relief from that soon.
Yakkin' later~ (11 replies)
... hello again,
i just wanted to let you know that i had a ct scan about a week ago and the results came back normal. so perhaps it is truly just an overactive muscle or spasm or whatever! my doctor is thinking physiotherapy. i guess i'll have to try it to see.
talk to you soon (11 replies)
... Not a prob, lvd--Hope things get better for ya' soon.
T:cool:ny (11 replies)
... hi again,
i too have been prescribed lorazepam. i think it's supposed to work like a sleeping pill. i haven't heard of the others that you have mentioned. i have another appointment soon. i'll post if anything new comes up.
thanks (11 replies)
... Mornin', lvd! The doc wanted me to try Neurontin (heard too many horror stories about that one!) Then Gabitril (probably more of same). The thing with me is I'm hypersensitive too all side effects of meds! That's a bad thing. About the only thing I can take that doesn't throw me for a loop are my lorazepam for anxiety management and Tylenlol! The meds were supposed to... (11 replies)
... Hello, lvd-
I've not been, but go on Aug. 21. I've seen him once, but all he could offer was high-powered meds. This goes into remission for a few days, then comes back--it's a pattern. I've been noticing that I also can have muscle jumps anywhere. I can have them on my legs a place will jump on an arm, elbow--it's not restricted to my face, but usually hammers me to... (11 replies)
i've just read your symptoms and i too am experiencing the exact same thing. have either of you gone to the doctor yet. i have had a few tests done myself. it does feel like a muscle, but it has been about two months as well. pls post if you find anything out.
thanks (11 replies)
... Funny you mention that I've been trying to describe my problem to people but I can't seem to explain it. It's like what you said, the position is exactly the same, mine is perhaps just a bit less frequent but the one thing that makes my problem majorly different to yours is the fact that mine lasts a few seconds and feels like something has snapped. It's sharp and painful and... (11 replies)
... I also have tinnitis that i developed 9 months ago. My right ear rings constantly all the time never letting up. Have ben to neuro, gotten the MRI, everything, all normal. ... (3 replies)
... Are your eye twitches really 'eyelid' twitches? Eyelid twitches can be caused by lack of sleep and stress. That is usually what causes them.
However if you are having twitches elsewhere I think you should see a neurologist. You might want to call now for an appointment because it takes months to get in to see one! (3 replies)
... Could my tinnitus in the ear actually be a cochlear nerve twitch? ... (3 replies)