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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to get muscle twitching?

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Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Can most times: Usually due to being tired or not getting enough rest.But if it persists or worsens you could be having a metabolic problem such as low potassium, calcium or magnesium.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

What can I do to get help for a muscle twitch?

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Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Depends on the type: If your leg or arm jumps you could have restless leg syndrome which is treatable.Other remedies may include more rest or evaluation of your body chemicals such as potassium.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

How do I get rid of a twitching muscle?

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Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 43 years experience
Eliminate causes: Cut back on caffiene, get more sleep, look at recently prescribed medications like steroids or diuretics. Work on any life stressors you can change. Other twitches may be from nerve disease like: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), muscle weakness & deterioration (spinal muscular atrophy), or muscle fibers become damaged (muscular dystrophy). So if twitches persist, you should get checked out.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to get rid of muscle twitching?

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Dr. Ganana Tesfa
36 years experience
May be: First you need to find out why your muscle is twitching.See a neurologist.
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