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i have a visible pulsating twitch in neck should I be concerned

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
No: Its normal. This happens in different parts of the body, usually small muscles and its benign. It'll go away on its own.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Muscle fatigue: If you were to determine the rhythm and location of these, you might find they correlate with tired muscles. The muscle of the neck work very hard, a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck: Possibly a muscle contraction.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle Twitching: this is likely a muscle in your neck twitching. This is a fairly common occurrence. Unless it is associated with numbness or is a prolonged event it ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Roman
9 years experience Integrative Medicine
Reconfiguration : Like a transformer your neck returned to default but there was a jamup/reset of one part. Never a problem unless continues.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Not quite sure: Would recommend a discussion with your physician.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle twitching: This is likely a muscle fasciculation. There are many causes. When localized to one area, it could be due to a damaged nerve or overused muscle. I sug ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Thumb weakness: Would call you doctor today and discuss. Could be secondary to autoimmune or infectious process with cerebral (brain effects) as well, so woudl call ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Physical: Always start with a standard history and physical exam/lab. I suspect you either have benign hyperkinetic circulation or high blood pressure, less lik ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
No. You are probably: seeing the pulsations of your carotid artery, the main artery leading to the brain. It can be easily felt and may also be seen because, for a large a ... Read More

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