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Involuntary Muscle Contraction That Move The Food Through The Digestive System
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
Here are some. ..: Semen color may change from time to time over life, usually reflecting the frequency of ejaculation; that is entirely expected and carries no meaningful concern to health as long as being asymptomatic and of no concern in fertility. So, what you experienced is what men are supposed to have. More? Ask doc for details timely. ...Read more
I eat a lot. But I am not getting fat. And I think I am not gaining muscle either. Is it normal? Or maybe my digestive system does not work properly?
Be healthy.: Make sure you are eating good healthy whole foods. Get as many vegetables into your day as you can. Drink plenty of water. Get on a good exercise program. Make sure you are getting good sleep every night. If you do all of these things, then you should develop and grow as you should. If you are doing all of this and are still having problems, get in to be evaluated. ...Read more
Is there any relation between the blood flow in the gastrocnemius muscle and the digestive system?
Why don't I feel muscle contraction in my triceps and biceps when I bench press and only in chest?
Sounds like it: I'd have to see your form for sure, but it sure sounds like you're using improper form. You may not feel your chest a lot at lockout, but you should feel it when the bar is close to your chest. ...Read more
Severe butt pain. I consulted the doctor 2 days ago. He told me it was muscle contraction and gave me a muscadol and a pain killer. Will it work?
Piriformis or SIJ: Are also common causes. Piriformis is a muscle that frequently spasms with improper sitting positions or pelvic imbalance. Sij stands for sacroiliac joint which may become dysfunctional for the above reasons. For sacroiliac joint pain nsaids and manual medicine deliver best results. ...Read more
I have involuntary muscle contractions on my right fore head, They are not not painful but it happens on a 24 years old scar. What could be wrong?
? Eyelid infection: Involuntary twitches, or myokymia, often result from muscle irritation due to adjacent infection. The eyelids are susceptible to these due to the close proximity of oil glands and muscle elements. Lid hygiene, including warm compresses and topical antibiotic steroid drops or ointment will often relieve this, although it can recur if maintenance treatment is not done. ...Read more
I had a trauma to my neck in 2010 since then I've had muscle spasms and involuntary contractions in my left arm.
Nerve problm: See a orthopedic spine specialist, chiropractor, neurologist or all the above. This is almost certainly related to a bulging or slipped disc or direct nerve injury. ...Read more
Why would I have a twitching/muscle contraction in the inside arch of my foot, usually in the evening?
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Muscles are being overworked or utilized differently this can occur. Vitamin deficiencies amy cause this as well.
what type of arch do you have when standing? Is it flat or high? ...Read more
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Diagnosed with overactive bladder at 19 (male) can this cause sharp/dull cramps pain in bladder due to muscle contraction?
Can damage to the 11th cranial nerve cause sustained muscle contraction of the trapezius? If so, how can it be treated and what is most effective?
Diagnosed with overactive bladder at 19 (male) can this cause sharp/dull cramps pain in bladder due to muscle contraction? The pain is not constant.
In neurology what would u think of if patient on ssris had constricted pupils, mania, muscle contraction for 1whole year after a triggering event?
Visit needed: I'd think such a person needs to see an experienced psychiatrist and may also need screening tests for various other drug use. If you've had mania and muscle contraction on zoloft (sertraline) for an entire year, you have not been getting sufficient care. Also, any "triggering events" need investigation so that you receive effective help with them. Eye effects are rare; mydriasis not pupil constriction. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a repeating pain, almost similar to a muscle contraction, on the left side of my chest?
Big vs small: Fasiculations are involuntary small muscle contractions. There are lots of causes. If they persist, call your family doctor. ...Read more
Various Reasons: This could be due to an electrolyte imbalance like low calcium or potassium. It could also be due to stress or anxiety. Could also be from caffeine, medication, exercise or lack of exercise. If its bothersome or persistent, a doctor can help evaluate from history and labwork exactly why this is happening in your muscles. ...Read more
Muscle contraction is voluntary, like when you are picking something up off the table. Muscle spasms are involuntary, and often painful, as they happen wuickly and forcefully for no apparent reason,
there are many causes of muscle spasms, if they happen to you often seek medical attention to determine the cause. ...Read more
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Diaphragm: If you have started into an aerobic program and notice this pain it could be spasms of the diaphragm. This is a large muscle in thelower torso which can become overworked if just starting on a new aerobic program. If it does not get better over a short time period seek medical help to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Stress and dryness: You're referring to a 'blepharospasm', which is a flickering of the eyelid that usually resolves spontaneously after a few months. It's almost always caused by stress (including not sleeping well) and dryness. Try using artificial tears 4 times a day. If it doesn't go away after a few months, get checked. ...Read more
What is cause of nightly muscle contraction in the right leg mostly. She's hypertensive and diabetic.
Cramp: This is a classic cramp. It happens for sevrral reasons. 1. Low potassium from a diuretic. 2. Low salt from diuretic or diet. 3. Fluctuating glucose. 4. Low calcium or magnesium (diet usually). 5. Reduced blood flow (legs have less blood flow at night). 6. A compression of muscle / blood flow by position or crossing legs. 7. An arterial stenosis. 8. Cold bed. 9. Dehydration. ...Read more
Sharp jolt of pain and muscle contraction on the left knee on the left side. Following this from knee down tingling and an achy pain.
Yes: Muscles contract or become tense when you exercise. There are 3 type of muscle contractions. Concentric = muscle length shortens as it contracts (when you do a biceps curl). Isometric=no change in muscle length (when you show off your biceps). Eccentric=muscle lengthens as it contracts (plyometric exercises such as a box jump) - best way to become stronger or treat muscle injury. Hope this helps. ...Read more
This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more
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