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why is my tricep muscle twitching

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure: Electrolyte imbalance , muscle fatigue or strain, medications and many other factors may be involved when you have muscle spasms.If this has been goin ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: Most common cause of focal muscular twitching is benign, such as fatigue, overuse, lack of sleep, and even electrolyte imbalance or dehydration. ALS, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle spasm.: Try stretching the muscle and see if it releives the twitching. You can also apply an ice pack, which may help.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Muscle fasciculation: Is a very common occurrence. Everyone will experience these at some point in their lives. ALS would be an EXTREMELY RARE cause of what is a VERY CO ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
22 years experience Podiatry
Muscle fasciculation: muscle spasms or fasciculations
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Fasciculation: Most of the time a muscle "twitch" (or fasciculation) is totally normal. However, it can be a sign of nerve disease (lower motor neuron disease). If t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. If you do not have weakness ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get 2nd opinion: from a neurologist and nerve conduction studies.Have your primary physician run a metabolic and thyroid profile.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Low magnesium: MAY be the issue. Talk w/your doc. One good brand is called Jigsaw magnesium. Peace and good health.
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