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Muscle twitching all over body als

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
ALS: I would have it evaluated then. Put your mind at ease. See a neurologist or physiatrist and get a good evaluation and possibly an electrodiagnostic ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Fasciculations: This is quite common and nobody understands it. If everything else is good, relax. This is not how either illness presents. You may read up on "b... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
ALS: Als is a disease of the Alpha motor neuron and is a motor only disease. This means it affects the way muscles work. It can cause twitching in muscles.... Read More
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
No: Your symptoms are not remotely like those of ALS.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple causes: stresss, tension, metabolic abnormalities including low calcium, potassium , magnesium, throid dysfunction. You must obtain a comprehensive physical e... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Neurologist: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Muscle twitches : Muscle twitching in the legs can be associated with problems or metabolic problems. ALS is not common at your age and usually affects the arms before ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Fairly unlikely: ALS is possible, but not real common. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a much more common cause of what you are describing. I would not hesitate to be eval... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Landry
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 12 years experience
Usually benign: Fasciculations does not = ALS. They are more likely a symptom of excess caffeine, lack of sleep, anxiety, stress, etc. Diagnosis for ALS does include ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle twitch: Many causes of muscle twitches , ALS is not likely to be the cause of them . If they persist or increase in frequency or length of time , u should be... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Either condition can cause these symptoms but there are also many less serious medical conditions that can cause them.

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