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Can You Die From Muscle Spasm
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Is there one medicine for spasticity and muscle spasms? Associated with neuropathy. Which is recommended??
I get muscle spasms. They start in my lower back and jerk my knees up. They last for hours and make me want to die. I've had them for almost 5 years. ?
I just realized when I have a lower back pain like a muscle spasm i wake up out my sleep gasping for air and feels like i'm gonna die in my sleep?
VERY rarely: For 99.999% of us, no, muscle spasms will never kill us. If you have some underlying neurological condition with extraordinary generalized muscle spasticity, or if you have never been vaccinated against tetanus, in either case you really need help, but these are the only conceivable instances where spasms could kill you. Muscle spasm is very treatable, ask your doctor for help with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have disc-degenitrive disease with l4, and L5 rupture without physical therapy, with recent severe muscle spasms through-out body with un-biopsied nodules in both lungs totalling !5 , cancelled pulmonary specialist appt due to fathers recent death and mov
You : You have two major issues going on and you need to have an immediate medical evaluation. Please call the nearest hospital/doctor referral line, and ask for a neurosurgeon and a pulmonologist. It is very important that you be seen immediately for a complete evaluation. Please be sure that you have your old records faxed immediately to yourself or your new doctors so that your care is not delayed. ...Read more
Nerve impulses: All muscular contraction, be it smooth or skeletal muscle, are initiated by nerve impulses. These can be either voluntary or involuntary, as in muscle spasms. The most likely causes of these involuntary nerve impulses would be nerve root impingement of electolyte imbalance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have muscle spasms all over my body all day every day for almost two years now what is the cause of this ?What should I do?
May be rheumatologic: This is certainly a difficult problem to live with for two years. There may be different etiologies for your problem. It could be rheumatologic, neurologic, or even a reaction from a medication. I suggest you start with an evaluation by your primary care doctor and then get a referral to a neurologist or rheumatologist if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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