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can a pinched nerve cause muscle twitching

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I would recommend: You see a doctor for evaluation. For one thing one nerve would not cause twitching in feet, hands, face and arms, that would have to be different nerv ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Yes- it is possible: It depends on what nerves and what muscles. If you were to say however the twitching is all over, it may not be fair to say it came from the back. D ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No ideas:: Your symptoms require both more information and a comprehensive medical examination.
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Sudden sharp jabbing headaches lasting for a few seconds to 30 seconds are called Primary Stabbing Headache. They usually are not a sign of a serious ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andre Panagos
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes impacts brain: Yes, it seems to cause muscle twitching due to its effect on your brain. Nerves are not affected by sleep, they are just basically wires that connect ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The most common: Cause is dehydration mineral/vitamin deficiency. That being said, there are other issues, that can present this way early, such as ms, but without any ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle twitching : I have had some patients complain of this issue. Herpes is a virus that lives in the nerves and when a nerve is irritated it can become hyper excited ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Sciatica: Sciatica is just a term used for an irritated or compressed nerve root and muscle twitching can also occur with this disorder.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Rather unlikely: Muscle twitching isn't usually associated with multiple sclerosis, and more likely would represent a problem with your thyroid, or a medication reacti ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eran Kessous
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Dilution: Excess water (lots of water) can dilute some electrolytes in your blood. Those electrolytes are important in nerve conduction. Nerves activate your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: Nutritional deficiency can highly impact your muscle mass and strength. Twitching however may be caused by electrolyte imbalance. Thus it all depends ... Read More

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