A 39-year-old female asked:
38 yo,healthy woman.the base of my thumb twitches randomly,causing thumb to move. for past 5 months,have noticed in same hand index finger sometimes,too.no weakness or anything.if als,would something else be happening by now?i do work at computer.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Simon answered
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See your doc : Very unlike ALS, and much more like an overuse syndrome from your data entry job. This should be examined by a PMR or Ortho doc. If it is,overuse, then ergonomic changes will be offered and your symptoms should improve.
Answered on Dec 4, 2019
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