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How does a spasm or fasciculation feels like?

How does a spasm or fasciculation feels like?

Spasm is painful: Please get a revaluation from the surgeon who operated on you. You will also need to see a rehabilitation specialists or neurologist for management of your pain. ...Read more

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Fasciculation (Definition)

Fasciculations are clinical findings in which there ...Read more


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What is the difference between spasms and fasciculations?

What is the difference between spasms and fasciculations?

Contraction & relaxa: Another way of looking at it is: fasciculations are involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation whereas muscle spasm is involuntary and sustained muscle contraction. Fasciculations can be deep and detected on a muscle needle test or can be felt and be visible to the eye as muscle twitches. ...Read more

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1- are there any promissing tretament for spasms and fasciculations? 2- what is treatments available nowadays?

1- are there any promissing tretament for spasms and fasciculations?

2- what is treatments available nowadays?

Many options : Some basic ones are local injections with trigger points, medications, tens unit, adjustment/manipulation, acupuncture. Botox injection is very effective. But if area is large, risk of serious side effects increases. Best thing would be to find the cause and treat the root. ...Read more

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Does having benign muscle fasciculations(all it is;tested) mean i likely have artery spasms? If my muscles spasm why wouldnt my arteries spasm too?

Does having benign muscle fasciculations(all it is;tested) mean i likely have artery spasms? If my muscles spasm why wouldnt my arteries spasm too?

No relationship: Muscular irritability causing benign fasciculations has no relationship to circulatory issues, and arterial spasm, mediated by smooth muscle, not skeletal muscle does not occur. ...Read more

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After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

Bile leak: I always worry about a bile leak after a cholecystectomy. I would be urgently evaluated by the surgeon who performed the surgery, if it continues to be of discomfort for you through the night, have a very low threshold for being emergently evaluated in the emergency department by an ER doctor. Be well. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my scalp muscles are spasming?

Why does it feel like my scalp muscles are spasming?

Are you under stress: Or tension? Just as the muscles of the neck can tighten with stress - the muscles on the skull can too. ...Read more

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What's the difference between Spasticity and spasm?

What's the difference between Spasticity and spasm?

Neuro vs muscular: To me spasm is a local muscle involuntary contraction and spasticty is a neurologic problem loss of cortical control of motor function causing inability to appropriately relax muscles sign of a upper motor neuron injury ...Read more

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My chest is spasming really badly what should I do?

My chest is spasming really badly what should I do?

See a doctor: I am unfamiliar with chest spasms. I would urge that you have a doctor evaluate the chest pain. ...Read more