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A 18-year-old female asked about a 18-year-old male:

Bad twitches. can't stop. been doing it for years. happens even when asleep. not myoclonic jerks because happens when awake falling asleep and asleep

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 30 years experience
Hmmm: Could still be myoclonus. Possibilities include epileptic myoclonus, subcortical myoclonus, and other other movement disorders. Movement disorders which occur during sleep are not psychological, so something is going on. I would visit neurologist.

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