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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can ms or als cause muscle twitching and headaches?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Either condition can cause these symptoms but there are also many less serious medical conditions that can cause them.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Possible: 1. MS causes migraine and other headaches at a frequency of 2-4X non-afflicted pts 2. ALS causes muscle twitching (fasciculations), MS does not.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What can cause persistent muscle twitching?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Nerve pressure: Possible causes include pressure on the nerves from muscles or spinal discs. There are neurologic conditions that can cause it as well as metabolic ones. Need to see a doctor.

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Last updated Jan 23, 2019

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