A 44-year-old male asked:
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Do i have ALS? Twitching all over various parts of head, face, has spread localized to part of arm, stomach, leg off and on. Brief spurts.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Twitching: There are many reasons for twitching, some more serious and some less so. Please don't leap to conclusions and please see your doctor to get a good diagnosis and treatment if needed. Peace and good health.
Answered on Sep 13, 2017
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