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What does it mean when your body twitches a lot
A 44-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Why?: Have you waited years to ask this question which can only be answered with a physical exam and blood testing?
907 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberganswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 57 years experience
Muscle spasms: Muscle spasms or contractions. Usually of no significance and disappear in a few seconds.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old female asked:
I have an mri on monday, for full spine, but my body has been twitching a lot and its all over the place. will this affect the ability to get a clear image? is there anything i can expect that they may do to get a clear image?
Dr. Bennett Machanicanswered
Neurology 54 years experience
The radiology technicians are trained to handle folks with excessive motions, claustrophobia, and even random twitches. Discuss your concerns prior t... Read More
Reviewed Feb 19, 2023
A 36-year-old female asked:
Sometimes my muscles twitch on different parts of my body, including my butt (buttocks). what does this twitching mean?
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Twitching: If twitching is very frequent and marked, there could be a deficiency of magnesium,calcium or potassium causing abnormal muscular irritability. Discus... Read More
2.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
My head felt weird real dizzy like then i had a tingling sensation through my whole body with lots of body twitching what is this?
Dr. Patrick Melderanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Not your ears: Highly unlikely to be related to your ears. I would be concerned about a metabolic issue. A low calcium or hyperventilation. While unlikely without a ... Read More
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old male asked:
Have 10-15 year old metal fillings. how do i know if they are made w/ amalgam mercury? lots of health issues since, including twitching all over body.
Dr. Robert Mokbelanswered
Dentistry 44 years experience
Ask your dentist: Metal fillings can be grayish in color ( Amalgam containing mercury) or yellow colored ( gold base does not contain mercury). According to the ADA, Me... Read More
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Is muscle twitching common when you drink a lot of caffeine? i have been drinking a lot of caffeine and on topamax (topiramate). it's all over my body for week.
Dr. David Lipkinanswered
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Yes: A muscle twitch is an small local involuntary contraction of muscle. It's usually not a symptom of a serious illness. Excessive caffine intake ca... Read More
1.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
My body has been twitching and jerking a lot along with numbness and pricking in face, legs and arms for 2 months!what could this be? very scary!
Dr. Robert Kwokanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor should check: Twitching, jerking, numbness, and prickly sensations of the skin are nerve symptoms. So, a person can see a primary care doctor and also a neurologist... Read More
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old male asked:
In my case i'm 22 , i have twitching n n jerking in some body muscle , left leg and arm feal weak on and off , could that mean als , what's the % ?
Dr. Chan Hwanganswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 29 years experience
<1% chance of ALS.: It is common for people to experience muscle twitching phenomena. Be healthy, eat right, exercise, & do not worry. In the early stages amyotrophic... Read More
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
I get muscle twitching all over body for over year. brain mri showed lesions on frontal lobe not pathological. do all lesions mean ms?
Dr. John Bakeranswered
Neurology 16 years experience
Lesions: Rarely do brain lesions cause muscle twitching. There are are many causes of brain MRI lesions. Some causes are benign/nonpathological (falsely termed... Read More
1.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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