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A 18-year-old female asked:

What could calf/eye/arm muscle twitches(non painful)in an 18yr old girl mean? i just finished treatment for amebiasis. twitching since week 2 of sick.

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Dr. Judy Black
24 years experience
Many possibilities: Muscle twitches can be caused by a wide variety of things. More common causes are caffeine, stress and nutrient deficiency. If you were having a lot of diarrhea with your amebiasis, you might have also had some nutrient loss. Persistent muscle twitching can also be a symptom of a more serious problem. I recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation.
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