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i have a twitch in my thigh muscle for 3 days now how do i get rid of it

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Try this: Try heat application for 10 minutes (heat pad, for example). Then try an ice pack through a piece of cloth for 10 minutes. May try a topical rub such ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
40 years experience Phlebology
Eliminate causes: Cut back on caffiene, get more sleep, look at recently prescribed medications like steroids or diuretics. Work on any life stressors you can change. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In some cases, yes: Depending on cause, simple muscle twitching due to myofascial strain, can be helped by massage. If the twitching persists, then other causes need to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle twitch: Consider improved hydration and more balanced electrolytes such as magnesium, potassium, and sodium.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise, therapy: Try regular aerobic exercise (heart rate over 100, minimum 30 minutes nonstop 3 times/week), back stretching, core (tummy and back muscle) strengtheni ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be muscle knot: From strenuous exercise. Apply ice packs first 2 days thereafter warm packs . Take Motrin for pain if no allergies . Go see your dr if it worsens or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Benign: Most "muscle twitches" involving eyelid are secondary to myokymia, which is a benign flickering, usually associated with eyestrain, fatigue, stress, b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bicipital tendinitis: The bicipital grove can be felt as a cord on the front of your shoulder if you place your hand on your stomach. It should be very tender and might squ ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ice.: Apply an ice pack for 20 minutes. If you can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, that would help also. As you improve, gradually st ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Try hot soaks: Please a very warm wet cloth on your eyelid 3-4 times per day. If this fails to work in a week or two, see an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
Not Much: Like swelling anywhere in the body--especially in soft tissues like lips--time is the only proven way to reduce the swelling. Cold packs can help if t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
43 years experience General Surgery
Veregen (sinecatechins): Although indicated for gu warts , Aldara veregen (sinecatechins) or other such compounds have been effective.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: Please get examined. Never ignore pain that will not disappear with rest.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Sorkin
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Orthopedics issue: The best diagnostic test of choice is a shoulder mri. You also need a good orthopedic surgeon. Your best best is to find a specialist where you live a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
I : I think that you can accomplish this with a good diet - eating less. Breastfeeding as long as you can. Getting on a exercise program with a good tra ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Needs Evauation: Without seeing them it is impossible to tell what these represent. It can any number of conditions that can be treated. Since it is persistent it is b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Leeman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Nausea : Nausea relates to the development of abnormal gastric rhythms and emptying. Levels in the blood of cortisol, endorphin, epinephrine, and norepinephrin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Rest: Rest and eat well.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Heat: The best treatment for a stye is to apply very warm washcloths, just below the "i can' stand it of heat" for 4-5 minutes at a time, and 5 times per da ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies somewhat based upon the cause of the knots themselves, but it would not be unusual to have some degree of scar tissue associated with such a ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stretch: Pain on the side of abdomen with activity is often related to spasm of the diaphragm (muscle that opens your lungs to breath). You can reduce this by ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gene Tekmyster
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle Spasm: Muscle spasm can be due to many causes. It can be an electrolyte disturbance, over-activity, nerve irritation and many others. The usual care for any ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
38 years experience Pediatrics
Strained wrist: See your physician since it recurrs after so long a time.

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