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Difficulty to open eyelid

Mom is having difficulty to open her eyes, her eyelids are not drooped, but she complains of feeling very difficult to open her eyes especially evening time.
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
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Hello....please see if there is any diurnal variation ..if yes then think of myasthenia gravis
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Y Siva Kumar
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon 27 yrs exp Hyderabad
This could be a muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis. Few clinical tests will be needed by your ophthalmologist to confirm this. Once diagnosed, good relief is usually achieved with only few medicines taken regularly.
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