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A 30-year-old female asked:

What could be causing involuntry muscle contraction/twitching while sleeping for 4-5sec once runing from upper abdomen to leg post 15days of cesarean?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 32 years experience
Nerve damage: damage to the nerves going to the muscles in that region. called fasciculations. Possibly due to damage caused by surgery. this should resolve over time. if it doesn't resolve in a couple of months, I would see a neurologist, specially if you are having symptoms like numbness and twitching in your hands and feet.

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Last updated Oct 19, 2018

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