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Should I be worried about a single twitch

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dipakkumar Pandya
27 years experience Neurology
From anxiety: twitching, flickering is common from anxiety/depression or from medications
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
No: It's likely result of caffeine excess, sleep deprivation or temporary neurologic irritation. Should resolve on it's own.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
I would certainly: Want his pediatrician to see him for an evaluation, but your worrying about it won't help you or your son.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
No: some muscle twitching can be ignored.
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Usually that is due to muscke fatigue or low levels of potassium or calcium. If it persists, get some tests done.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Continue to watch and wait so to see how such may evolve and change in its frequency, duration, and interval, etc. for additional 1-2 months, and brin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not to worry: What you described is not a reason for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk pr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
I'd check with the: General pediatrician first, but escalate to a pediatric neurologist before imaging. He needs a thorough exam to make sure these are not something to w ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: You may watch and wait. If the twitching spreads to other parts of the body or is still there three weeks from now, it would be time to see a doctor. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
If you have BFS: If you truly have benign fasciculation syndrome, then he should not be worried as this is classically the description that one provides to the doctor.
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