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Getting a shock feeling when at rest goes from my chest to my stomach causes a twitch in my arms and causes me to catch my breath?

Getting a shock feeling when at rest goes from my chest to my stomach causes a twitch in my arms and causes me to catch my breath?

More details needed: How old are you? Do you smoke? Does it happen when you are active, or does that make it worse? How long has this been happening? Do you have any other health issues? This problem does not sound straight forward, and a dedicated history and physical is probably need to evaluate this further and to try and give you an answer about the cause. ...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


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Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Wouldn't worry: Twitching abdominal muscles are different from spasming abdominal muscles. One hurts like a son of gun and one hurts like a son of a daffodil (i.e. doesn't hurt at all). Wouldn't worry about it....do your homework and it'll be gone by then. But if not and you're worried you are welcome to contact me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR

All the best! ...Read more

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I have a twitch on my stomach. It started yesterday and has not stopped. It doesn't hurt but it's odd and annoying. Help?

I have a twitch on my stomach. It started yesterday and has not stopped. It doesn't hurt but it's odd and annoying. Help?

Multifactorial: Your twitch may be related to any number of reasons including stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), overexercise, or nutritional deficiencies. Here is some more information: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more

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I have side effect from the corticoid steroid I had injected I am having twitching of my arms legs stomach how long will this last?

I have side effect from the corticoid steroid I had injected I am having twitching of my arms legs stomach how long will this last?

Depends: On dose and length of time you have been on medication. Figure 3-5 days after stopping for side effects to resolve. ...Read more

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So if twitching in my stomach but it is only on one side does that mean that they baby is on that side?

So if twitching in my stomach but it is only on one side does that mean that they baby is on that side?

Ans: Need more history here. How far along are you? A lot depends on the gestational age. If you are very early on in your first trimester you can feel a fluttering like feeling. So give a better history of the pregnancy and be sure to gave your prenatal care ...Read more

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Twitching in stomach?

Twitching in stomach?

Likely not harmful: Likely not harmful. If there is abdominal pain, associated with fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, blood in your bowel movements, or things like that, you need evaluation. ...Read more

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Past few days my stomach keeps twitching! Its off and on through out the day! Why would it be doing this?

Past few days my stomach keeps twitching! Its off and on through out the day! Why would it be doing this?

Stomach twitching: You probably are experiencing some twitching spasms in the abdominal musculature and not in your stomach. This may be due to some muscle strain or response to excessive exercise or postural condition. Watch out for anything that could be irritating your muscles. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left abdomen with some twitching. Sometimes I have cloudy urine, but other times I do not. What could this be? Is it serious?

I have pain in my left abdomen with some twitching. Sometimes I have cloudy urine, but other times I do not. What could this be? Is it serious?

Possible UTI: It is possible when you have lower abdominal pain and cloudy urine that you are having a urinary tract infection. Burning with urination may also be present. Being female due to anatomy, sexual activity and certain types of birth control may put you at higher risk for a UTI. If you have these symptoms again, see your doctor and get a urine test
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I am a female with eft abdominal twitching every 10 minutes for the past two days. What are the causes of this? Sometimes it is painful.

I am a female with eft abdominal twitching every 10 minutes for the past two days. What are the causes of this? Sometimes it is painful.

Need examination: I would recommend you see your doctor for an examination and getting some labs drawn to check for certain things such as electrolytes, thyroid hormones, etc. Sounds like the twitching gives way to actual muscle spasms at times. ...Read more

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Feel muscle twitching in lower abdominal area?

Feel muscle twitching in lower abdominal area?

No short answer: Medically it is called fasciculation. It is a quivering of a tired muscle. Most people have them at times, some frequently. Sometimes it seems to center on an area where there had been an injury. Ofter it may involve the corner of an eye or the neck but may be any place in the body. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause twitching in the abdominal area?

Yes: Anxiety whether transient or as a chronic disorder is a successful mimic of a multitude of physiologic reactions; muscle twitching is just one of the many. ...Read more

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Why has my lower abdomen been twitching? It's been going on for about a week and a half now

Why has my lower abdomen been twitching? It's been going on for about a week and a half now

See doctor: You will need to be examined by your doctor to find out especially since it is not a transient issue. ...Read more

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Spasms? My lower abdomen is twitching no pain it's just annoying. It more to the right side could it just be spasms just started about an hour ago

Wouldn't worry: Twitching abdominal muscles are different from spasming abdominal muscles. One hurts like a son of gun and one hurts like a son of a daffodil (i.e. doesn't hurt at all). Wouldn't worry about it....do your homework and it'll be gone by then. But if not and you're worried you are welcome to contact me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR

All the best! ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohal with my stomach twitching?

Is it safe to drink alcohal with my stomach twitching?

Stomach/Alcohol: Relief of stomach discomfort is the goal, not adding to it. Please have that looked at first. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more