A member asked:

31 y/o with muscle twitching in my left glute for the past 5 days, no change in medicine. did have covid 4 weeks ago. what could be the cause? i am worried about als?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Muscle Twitching: Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area. Causes include lack of nutrients in the diet, medication side effects, lack of sleep, too much caffeine/exercise/stress, medical conditions that cause metabolic disorders, including low potassium, kidney disease, and uremia. Calcium /Magnesium supplement may help. If symptoms continue see a DR. Most likely not ALS.

Answered 12/16/2020

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