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A 21-year-old male asked:

What could be the cause of muscle twitching in my shoulder?

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Dr. Brett Spain
Sports Medicine 17 years experience
This could be: An electrolyte abnormality such as hypokalemia (low potassium) or hypercalcemia (high calcium). It could also be due to dehydration, muscle spasm from over exertion. Be sure to drink plenty of h2o and if it persists see your doctor for blood work.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What can cause persistent muscle twitching?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Nerve pressure: Possible causes include pressure on the nerves from muscles or spinal discs. There are neurologic conditions that can cause it as well as metabolic ones. Need to see a doctor.

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Last updated Sep 4, 2017

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