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I have a visible pulsating twitch in neck. Should I be concerned?

I have a visible pulsating twitch in neck. Should I be concerned?

No: Its normal. This happens in different parts of the body, usually small muscles and its benign. It'll go away on its own. ...Read more

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I am 20. Yesterday, i was lying in my bad with my neck bent forward. I was holding my neck lightly, and i could feel it started twitching or pulsating?

I am 20. Yesterday, i was lying in my bad with my neck bent forward. I was holding my neck lightly, and i could feel it started twitching or pulsating?

Muscle fatigue: If you were to determine the rhythm and location of these, you might find they correlate with tired muscles. The muscle of the neck work very hard, and in a posture like this, they fatigue easily. Muscle fatigue causes pulsation, shaking and twitching. If you have ever tried holding a gallon of water straight out from the body you will recall some of these feelings. ...Read more

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When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too. ?

When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too. ?

Physical: Always start with a standard history and physical exam/lab. I suspect you either have benign hyperkinetic circulation or high blood pressure, less likely a thyroid issue. See www.thepmc.org website to clear the 1st 2. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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Visible twitching below left ribs not painful. I have GERD and had badrflux last night. Pulse in neck feels normal and doesn't follow twitch. Worry?

Visible twitching below left ribs not painful. I have GERD and had badrflux last night. Pulse in neck feels normal and doesn't follow twitch. Worry?

Muscle twitching: This is likely a muscle fasciculation. There are many causes. When localized to one area, it could be due to a damaged nerve or overused muscle. I suggest you have a pm&r doc or neurologist check it out. ...Read more

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My jugular veins are pulsating and very visible when lying down. Neck feels swollen and pain in neck, jaw and heart feels weak is this a heart problem?

My jugular veins are pulsating and very visible when lying down. Neck feels swollen and pain in neck, jaw and heart feels weak is this a heart problem?

May be normal physio: This may be normal physiology. Your best approach is to see your physician. Dilated veins or neck artery I can't tell. This may or may not be due to your heart. ...Read more

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Numb patches on one foot and muscle twitches including in the eye.Concerned about MS but had normal brain and neck MRI and clean emg.Anxiety?

Numb patches on one foot and muscle twitches including in the eye.Concerned about MS but had normal brain and neck MRI and clean emg.Anxiety?

Well now...: This being HealthTap and not a doctor's office, you won't get an answer to what it IS, but normal MRIs pretty much rule out MS and a normal EMG/NCS rules out a large-fiber neuropathy. Not everything our bodies do has a precise name or explanation. Sometimes you have to take the practical approach: If it goes on for 1-3 yr without change or anything else developing, it's probably benign. ...Read more

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