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Carbon monoxide poisoning brain damage with only a slight headache and muscle twitching for about 30min possible or would symptoms be more severe?

Carbon monoxide poisoning brain damage with only a slight headache and muscle twitching for about 30min possible or would symptoms be more severe?

Blood test: A blood test can determine the amount of hemoglobin with carbon monoxide bound to it and will provide an estimate of the severity of exposure. There can be late effects. It would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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


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What causes my hands to get extremely numb when laying down. Feel heartbeat everywhere. Headaches. Fatigue. Muscle twitching. Tiny red spots on skin.?

What causes my hands to get extremely numb when laying down. Feel heartbeat everywhere. Headaches. Fatigue. Muscle twitching. Tiny red spots on skin.?

Position: Changes in body position can frequent cause symptoms, such as lying down. You may have spinal stenosis, or narrowing if spinal canal, that is not symptomatic when standing. This could lead to muscle spams and then fatigue. Talk to your primary doc and consider neck mri. ...Read more

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Headaches and increased muscle twitching. Any ideas on what's causing this?

Headaches and increased muscle twitching. Any ideas on what's causing this?

Headaches: You may be having migraines that are causing your symptoms. Consult a neurologist for help. ...Read more

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Can extra stress and anxiety lead to nausea, other stomach problems, headache, muscle twitching and hypersensitivity? Or is this something else?

Can extra stress and anxiety lead to nausea, other stomach problems, headache, muscle twitching and hypersensitivity? Or is this something else?

Yes and yes. ..: Stress can have a lot of physical effects but it could be something else as well. If getting worse or if not improving when Your stress improves see your MD. Also, check out this site for tips on how to manage stress and healthy living. ...Read more

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Can 3 months of Tension headache, muscle twitching, and a week of lightheadedness be triggered by anxiety only? Blood tests and MRI scans normal

Can 3 months of Tension headache, muscle twitching, and a week of lightheadedness be triggered by anxiety only? Blood tests and MRI scans normal

Physical anxiety: Anxiety can present in a wide variety of physical ways, including muscle twitching, lightheadedness, & headaches. It can raise blood pressure, cause tingling of fingers/toes, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, and so on. If the dangerous and the likely both have been ruled out, anxiety may be the suspected cause. If symptoms change, the degree of suspicion for anxiety vs something else may change ...Read more

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What can cause headaches and muscle spasms/twitching through out the body?

What can cause headaches and muscle spasms/twitching through out the body?

Anything: Sorry your question is too general, the possibilities for the symptoms you are describing actually fill over a thousand medical textbooks. Again a great start is a good complete physical exam by a licensed general practitioning physician. ...Read more

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Irregular period, sometimes absent for months at a time, longest was about a year. Strange headaches. Muscle twitches in arms, hand, shoulder.

Irregular period, sometimes absent for months at a time, longest was about a year. Strange headaches. Muscle twitches in arms, hand, shoulder.

See a doctor: You need a ful history and physical exam with appropriate testing to sort out what is going on. It is impossible to say what can be causing your symptoms without seeing you in person. ...Read more

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Constant headaches, muscle twitches everywhere. Pins and needles, dark circles around both eyes. Cat scan on brain & blood work normal.

Constant headaches, muscle twitches everywhere. Pins and needles, dark circles around both eyes. Cat scan on brain & blood work normal.

Headaches Twitches: Headaches, twitches of muscles and pins and needles sensations make me think of something neurological including seizures. There are different types. I would recommend further evaluation including a toxicology screen and perhaps an eeg. ...Read more

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Blurred vision in one eye, headaches, muscle twitches, dark/yellow circles around eyes. Cat scan of brain & blood work normal. Sound serious?

Blurred vision in one eye, headaches, muscle twitches, dark/yellow circles around eyes. Cat scan of brain & blood work normal. Sound serious?

See an eye doc: Even though cat scan normal, you should still be seen by an ophthalmologist given your symptoms especially if they are progressive. It could be as simple as needing an updated pair of glasses if this is just eye strain (which can cause blurred vision, headaches, and stress related twitching around eyes), but it needs to be ruled out because it could be more serious. ...Read more

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What can cause headaches joint pain fatigue and muscle twitches? Please be specific

What can cause headaches joint pain fatigue and muscle twitches? Please be specific

Pain: Usually, there should be disturbance of your own pain control mechanism. The most common is outside narcotics use inducing your own endorphine secretion relatively or absolutely decreased. The treatment should use physical ways to stimulate your endorphine secretion. Acupuncture, heating, deep massage, exercise, recreating activity, sexual intercourse etc may induce your endorphine secretion. ...Read more

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In the past 3 years experienced dizzyness, tachycardia, short term memort loss, headaches, apathy, I stare alot, muscle twitches. All tests negative?

In the past 3 years experienced dizzyness, tachycardia, short term memort loss, headaches, apathy, I stare alot, muscle twitches. All tests negative?

FM-CFS: 39 fem w. chronic "apathy, dizziness, headaches, tachycardia, anxiety, memory loss, muscle twitches" has multiple births, unrevealing studies, uses NSAIDS. Symptoms suggest Fibromyalgia. Women w. hypermobile joints & multiple childbirths loosen pelvic ligaments; leading to body tilt, muscle spasm, restless sleep; begetting depression & fibro-fog. Chronic neck tilt w. muscle spasm causes headaches. ...Read more

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Is muscle twitching same as spasm? Got cut and after a few days I have muscle twitching and headaches and I'm scared it's tetanus. I have anxiety.

Is muscle twitching same as spasm? Got cut and after a few days I have muscle twitching and headaches and I'm scared it's tetanus. I have anxiety.

See doctor: Muscle twitching is not the same as spasm of muscle. With tetanus you usually get muscle spasm.Your muscle twitching and headache may be due to tetanus or something else. Since you are anxious and concerned, better consult your doctor, after examining you, he can decide whether you have tetanus or another cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can MS or ALS cause muscle twitching and headaches?

Can MS or ALS cause muscle twitching and headaches?

Yes: Either condition can cause these symptoms but there are also many less serious medical conditions that can cause them. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, have headaches, numbness in extremities, and painless muscle twitching. Vit. B12 deficiency?

Recently diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, have headaches, numbness in extremities, and painless muscle twitching. Vit. B12 deficiency?

It's possible.: Your symptoms, esp. The extremity numbness, could be due to vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 is absorbed primarily in the last portion of the small intestine, which is commonly affected by Crohn's. It is a simple blood test to check B12 levels. Since chronic deficiency can cause irreversible problems, you should get checked out immediately, and have B12 replacement if needed. Don't delay! ...Read more

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What specialist to see for muscle twitching and extreme 24/7 fatigue w pressure headaches over 6 months sense quitting antidepressants?

What specialist to see for muscle twitching and extreme 24/7 fatigue w pressure headaches over 6 months sense quitting antidepressants?

Neurological eval: Neurologists specialist in peripheral and central nervous system diseases. Even though you say that cessation of anti depressants could have triggered the events, a full eval is needed for something this long lasting ...Read more

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Leg weakness Fatigue Muscle twitching Chills neck cracking Headaches Brain CT and MRI clear, c spine MRI-slightly degenerated discs What's th problem?

Leg weakness Fatigue Muscle twitching Chills neck cracking Headaches Brain CT and MRI clear, c spine MRI-slightly degenerated discs What's th problem?

Need more work-up: Talk to your doctor about getting some blood work to rule out any obvious underlying condition. Also adopting a healthy lifestyle including proper hydration and balanced diet will be beneficial. ...Read more

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Dr says fibro - ANA slightly high, depression, restless legs, muscle twitching, fatigue, tingling, joint pain headache, elbow/wrist pain, anxiety dr right?

Dr says fibro - ANA slightly high, depression, restless legs, muscle twitching, fatigue, tingling, joint pain headache, elbow/wrist pain, anxiety dr right?

Fibromyalgia: Though patients who meet the criteria for diagnosis of fibromyalgia can have many associated symptoms, and usually have poor quality sleep, the focus of that diagnosis is about the pain and tender areas. It is not usually about joint pain, and though ANA elevation is not diagnostic, you may want to discuss your symptoms with rheumatologist as there could be other issues. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more