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A 37-year-old male asked:

i have minor involuntary movements like a finger twitch or a leg jerk especially when i'm lying down. what cud this be due to?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Need examination: Twitches in the limbs can often occur without provocation & generally are considered to be clinically insignificant. If they become frequent or can be brought on by specific stimulation or changes in position of a limb or joint then, investigation of a deeper nature is warranted. I'd be happy to consult you more fully. Please set up an appointment with me by going to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi

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Last updated Mar 23, 2015

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