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Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Speak with doctor: If you have any side effects to a new medication, call your treating physician for a follow up appointment. This situation cannot usually be well don ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Could be, unlikely: If I read this correctly these twitches only occurred once? And not recurring? If so it may be anxiety if you have a history of that condition. It may ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Arm & Twitching: Please go to your emergency room ASAP. These symptoms MAY be warning signs of something more to come if not treated. Peace and good health.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Doubt it : you have a variety of symptoms which I cannot categorize with one diagnosis. This is where you should see your physician, get clarification, possibly ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not usually much: As exercise can lead to fasciculations, as in twitching of the muscle. If you notice twitches all the time even when not working out then you should ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
Doubtful.: Localized twitching (fasciculations) of muscle tend to be benign and are not indicative of a disease. If they were to spread to many other parts of y ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
PLMD: Could be periodic limb movement disorder which occurs during sleep. Please see a sleep specialist for further work-up.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not ALS: Fortunately it is unlikely that you inherited any gene for ALS (90-95% of ALS is NOT inherited) and it was your uncle, not your parent! The most com ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
Twitching, of course: Only muscles twitch. Muscles twitch because of the muscle itself or because of the nerve that supplies it. Localized muscle twitching is almost certai ... Read More
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