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28 weeks pregnant, muscle spasm in left ring and middle fingers. feels like an eyelid twitch?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: If finger muscle twitching lasts only a day, there may not be a problem. If symptoms recur, or if one's hand is numb, weak, swollen, or discolored, there may be too much pressure (constriction or swelling) inside the wrist. If so, one should see a primary care doctor or a hand surgeon, in case quick treatment is needed to prevent nerve damage at the wrist. Pregnancy often causes hands to swell.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Twitch: Eyelid twitch may be due to stress, fatigue, allergy, or dryness. Discuss possible solutions with your OB doctor.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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