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is muscle twitching a symptom of kidney failure

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : The kidneys are one of the main regulators of your electrolytes, such as potassium for example. So problems in the kidneys can cause electrolyte abno ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nader Roheny
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Most likely benign: I assume you have had an epidural block, if you don't have any weakness in the legs there is nothing to worry about.
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Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
45 years experience Family Medicine
May be: You need to take medications like anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxing.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
Infection: is the most likely cause.Muscle aches/spasms, low back ache, nausea, dizziness, headache, even twitching - not uncommon with some viral/bacterial infe ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Gotman
36 years experience Podiatry
Injury back: Look up pinch nerve lumbar spine. You may need an MRI of lumbar spine. May have a herniated disc. Good luck
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See your physician: There are many causes of the symptoms that you are having. If your doctor checked your uric acid and vitamin D levels, he/she probably also checked s ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not typical: A lot of early lymphoma have no symptoms. Some can cause local symptoms depending on their anatomic location and size. Muscle twitching is not a typi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If MS were a concern: you would need a spinal tap, this reveals if you have MS.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
34 years experience Sports Medicine
No: That is s non-specific finding and does not indicate any one specific disease process. If it is persistent i would go see your doctor for a full physi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Usually benign.: I infer from what you write that you saw a neurologist for EMG/NCS and other necessary tests. Since the tests have ruled out any significant disease, ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
SIBO: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth can occur as a complication of numerous conditions. Without having seen and examined and tested you there is no ... Read More
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