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A 18-year-old male asked:

Prev. fasciculations all over body, limited to left leg in last 3 hours. prev. had back cramp, neck+shoulder stiffness, muscle cramp, tingling. help?!

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Dr. Edward Schwager
Family Medicine 36 years experience
See family physician: Muscle fasciculations may have a number of causes, from metabolic to structural. If you are well hydrated and still having symptoms, see your family physician.
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Fasciculations: Muscle cramps , generalized fasciculations , back cramps , neck shoulder stiffness , tingling at younger age are of concern and vary from benign forms such as benign fasciculations syndrome , small fiber neuropathy to more serious forms of neuromuscular disorders and warrants evaluation by neurology.

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