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A 26-year-old male asked:

Part of my palm underneath my thumb area has been twitching/jerking no obvious muscle weakness worried about als now .

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 35 years experience
Muscle Twitches: Muscle twitching may be due to many thing including peripheral nerve damage at the carpal tunnel for example, pinched nerve in the neck or benign fasciculation syndrome. Best to discuss this with your doctor and perhaps referral to a specialist is in order.
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