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Hand Twitching Diagnosis
43 yr old f, diagnosis 8/2012 with rrms.Past 3 mos both hands hv begun twitching, making use of touch screens hard. Could this be new MS symptom? Advise pls?
GET TO DOC: Although could be relapse, could also be a co-morbidity, and in either case, sounds like you are having trouble and need help. If indeed relapse or progression, absolutely needs to be treated and reversed asap. See your neurologist, and make certain that your medications are potent, not the older self-injectables. ...Read more
I have fasciculations and twitching of first web space of left hand for last one month. No diagnosis is being reached, please advise?
Probably benign: Unless this is associated with a progressive course or other serious signs or symptoms i don't think you have much to worry about. Thumbs and eyes are a common place for benign fasciculations to occur. ...Read more
I have severe anxiety.can that cause physical sympt such as muscle twitches/electric feeling in hands and feet? Im a healthy person, just diagnosis with anxi
Seek therapy: Chronic prenatal anxiety exposes a fetus to excess glucocorticoids, which may cause enduring neuroendocrine changes.The effects on stress-related behavior, emotions, and cognitive abilities in offspring from infancy through adulthood are well-documented, as are the increased risks of premature labor, low birthweight & low Apgar scores. Ask your OB to refer you to a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any ideas on what can muscle twitching and some jerking on leg and body , had on and off weakness and left hand leg ,no diagnosis just ideas?Plz 22/m/latino
Not looking for diagnosis just ideas , Iseeing my doc in jan,22/m some weaknes in left arm and leg comes and goes , hand cramps , twitching, als?
You're right No Dx : You are absolutely correct. On the basis of what you have presented no diagnosis is actually possible much less placing ALS as a possibility. Your age and the fact that you are saying weakness comes and goes on one side of your body puts that off the table. If you are interested in a private consultation to get more ideas on this please feel free to look me up at www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Not Sure?: I am not clear on what you mean by hand twitching. If your hand has a tremor while at rest and this is new it should be checked out. If you have a tremor while trying to do something with your hand, an intention tremor, this too should be checked out by your doctor. If your hand seems to spasm after you have been doing something like writing this can be a sign nerve entrapment. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Myoclonus: A random, fast muscle twitch is called myoclonus. There are hundreds of causes of myoclonus, ranging from normal (as when body twitches as you fall asleep) to abnormal. Some types of seizure conditions cause myoclonus, some medications cause it, or an irritation of the nerve to your palm (like carpal tunnel syndrome) can do it. Most likely, it is normal. Would help to know if any other symptoms ...Read more
Twitching happens: Most of the time, twitching (an involuntary muscle movement, usually very small), is harmless and resolves quickly without treatment. High stress, dehydration, low blood sugar, certain medications, electrolyte imbalances and many other things can cause twitching that lasts a long time. If your twitching does not resolve quickly, then it is time to see y our family doctor! ...Read more
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