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Oakland Gardens, NY
A 25-year-old male asked:

What are the top causes for muscle twitching and spasm i can feel it but there is no pain at all..they come frequently and i am not sure why?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Electrodiagnostic : Frequent muscle twitching and spasms at your age of concern and need thorough investigation by a neurologist inclusive of electro diagnostic studies for a definitive diagnosis and intervention.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Muscle twitching: Muscle twitching without pain may be associated with changes in the Alpha motor neuron causing "fasciculations". If associated with weakness the concern would be als. Believe you have had that evaluated on previous ncs/emg. Diseases of the muscle whether infectious, inflammatory, medication induced or hereditary may also cause symptoms. Your elevated ESR mentioned before is concerning.
Last updated Sep 12, 2018


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