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What could be the cause of nerve twitching in chin

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Muscle twitching: This sounds like an irritable, superficial nerve or muscle fibers of uncertain etiology. It commonly occurs in an eyelid. I doubt it is anything serio... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Cheek numbness: Its is possible but since we have no information about you, not even your age let alone any medical history, no relevant response can be offered. If s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Temporalis muscle: The temporalis muscle is on the side of the head. It is used for chewing. You can feel it when you make a bite or clench your teeth. Twitching occu... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Speck
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Stress,caffeine: An isolated twitch of a muscle is called myokymia. It may be caused by stress, fatigue, or excess consumption of caffeine, or caffeine like compounds ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Inside your head?: Not muscle fasiculations that are superficial. If inside the head - I don't know.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Muscles jump: Irritable nerves may make scalp and/or facial muscles twitch. Many possibilities here: tourette's disease, sleep deprivation, low blood calcium, magne... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Irritation perhaps: Some irritation to a muscle, nerve, or part of a nerve that goes to certain muscle fibers may cause those fibers to twitch. Such twitching is usually ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dipakkumar Pandya
Neurology 28 years experience
From anxiety: twitching, flickering is common from anxiety/depression or from medications
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 36 years experience
Dyskinesias: Involuntary movements are broken down into those caused by a tremor, tics, myoclonus, dystonias, chorea, athetosis, and hemiballismus. Those hyperkin... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Less likely: Head twitching in my experience is related to nerve, stress, anxiety, electrolyte issues and less likely due to sinus infections.

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