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Doctor insights on: Involuntary Toe Movements

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Can sciatica lead to involuntary toe movement?

Can sciatica lead to involuntary toe movement?

Possible: If nerve is irritated enough, you can have odd movements occasionally. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Hello, for the past years I have been having involuntary movement on my right foot. My toes curl downwards and at times I have no control over it. I h?

Hello, for the past years I have been having involuntary movement on my right foot. My toes curl downwards and at times I have no control over it. I h?

Be seen: If this is bothersome, you should be seen to evaluate potential causes. Depending on the etiology the treatments will be different. A detailed history and physical examination will also be helpful in determining a diagnostic and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Involuntary movement in leg +cramping, foot pain. What is this indicative of?

Involuntary movement in leg +cramping, foot pain. What is this indicative of?

Restless leg syndrom: Involuntary leg movement is most commonly seen at night and would be called restless leg syndrome. The cause of this condition is unknown. There are medications that can help, so see your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How come I have involuntary head movements or tremors while sitting still?

How come I have involuntary head movements or tremors while sitting still?

Movement disorder: Resting tremor is worrisome. Some persons are nervous and have a need to move even when trying to sit still. This may be normal, but may indicate a disorder. Tourette sydrome can begin in this manner as can parkinsonism. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have suddenly developed 'tics' (involuntary movements)?

See your doctor: You should see your doctor to be examined. They can help determine the cause, if there is an underlying neurologic reason or if it is Tourette's syndrome or a transient tic disorder. ...Read more

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Pain in hamstring area whenever I move, even small movements like curling toes down hurts, not bad pain but kinda sharp, don't know what I did?

Do you : Have any bruise or swelling. Without examination possible thoughts include injuries like sprain, less likely are infection or venous clot. ...Read more

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I get involuntary movements when very stressed/frightened /have flashing lights or screens in front of me/had lots caffeine/very lil sleep.What is it?

I get involuntary movements when very stressed/frightened /have flashing lights or screens in front of me/had lots caffeine/very lil sleep.What is it?

Anxiety: You may be suffering from an anxiety disorder in addition to excess caffeine effects. Consult with your doctor to understand the origin of your distress, if you are cleared medically consult a clinical psychologist to help you lessen your anxiety and learn new ways of coping. Anxiety is based for the most part on inaccurate perceptions. Best. ...Read more

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I have random, involuntary shivers that shake my head and shoulders. Not cold. Sometimes d/t air movement (like a fan). Friend concerned. Should I be?

I have random, involuntary shivers that shake my head and shoulders. Not cold. Sometimes d/t air movement (like a fan). Friend concerned. Should I be?

Probably OK: Many people experience various reactions to the environment that can't be explained precisely. This calls for avoiding or minimizing exposure to them if possible. They often just go away as mysteriously as they arrived, but if this persists and becomes a concern of yours you owe yourself at least one thorough neurologic exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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Could I have tourettes if I have involuntary eye movements?

NO: Tourettes syndrome is a movement disorder characterized by presence of both motor and vocal tics for more than 1 year.
Involuntary eye movements can be a motor tic and depending on the duration maybe
transient (less than 1 year)chronic (more than 1 year). As a result only eye movements is not tourette syndrome. ...Read more

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Involuntary movement of the leg?

PLMD: During sleep this could be plmd. Many other cause are also possible. Need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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My big toe pops on movement. Is this bad?

My big toe pops on movement. Is this bad?

Probably not: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What type of muscles control involuntary movement?

What type of muscles control involuntary movement?

Invol. muscles: Called smooth muscles, such as muscles in eye which cause constriction & dilation of pupils, muscles in intestinal tract, etc. ...Read more

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What is the disease where people have involuntary movement, tics?

What is the disease where people have involuntary movement, tics?

The tics themselves : May be the disease, or they may be symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder or of certain nerve disorders.
Usually both psychiatrists and neurologists need to be consulted. ...Read more

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Are involuntary movements or tremors linked with the use of ssris?

Are involuntary movements or tremors linked with the use of ssris?

SSRI: Ssri s rarely cause involuntary movements? After prolonged usage it may become a problem antipsychotics present a bigger problem. ...Read more

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Help please! could caffeine cause involuntary muscle movement in kids?

Help please! could caffeine cause involuntary muscle movement in kids?

It is possible.: Especially if the child is not used to it or has had an overload of caffeine. Best thing is to stop caffeine and see if it improves....And if it does not improve then have him seen. ...Read more

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Involuntary arm movements my arm moves and hits on the head continuously?

Involuntary arm movements
my arm moves and hits on the head continuously?

Arm jerking: Involuntary arm jerking may represent either seizure or motor tics, in case of seizure if the arm jerking is sudden and vigorus with preserving of awareness, it can be a myoclonic seizure, if the movement is rhythmic in one side and unable to control it but can feel it, so it can be a simple partial seizure, then eeg can help in the diagnosis. The other possibility is motor tic with normal eeg. ...Read more

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What to do if i continue getting these involuntary movements quite a lot, just all of a sudden. I've read many things but don't know which would apply to me?

What to do if i continue getting these involuntary movements quite a lot, just all of a sudden. I've read many things but don't know which would apply to me?

This is complex: You need expert help, unless you have unusual neurological expertise, you will not figure out how to manage this, and it is far safer to see a neurologist ASAP. You could have epilepsy with focal seizures, or even a movement disorder, and these issues require very specific directions. ...Read more

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Possible causes of involuntary movements/twitches?

Possible causes of involuntary movements/twitches?

Some causes: Hereditary dystonia, Tourette's, myoclonic jerks and myoclonic epilepsy, Parkinson's, Huntington's, post-traumatic reactions, tardive dykinesia, medication reactions. ...Read more

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Causes for involuntary body movements during sleep?

Causes  for involuntary body movements during sleep?

JLS: The usual is jumping legs syndrome but i guess that it can exetend to other parts. It indicates an irritable nervous system. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden weakness and involuntary movements?

What can cause sudden weakness and involuntary movements?

Some possible causes: Sudden weakness and involuntary movements could be caused by drug side effects, a stroke, a TIA. a seizure, MS, or an injury to the head.

It would help to know if the symptoms affected both sides of the body or not. It would also help to know if the symptoms recur and how long they last. ...Read more

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What is the cause of involuntary toe flex downward plantar?

What is the cause of involuntary toe flex downward plantar?

It's a reflex.: You didn't mention which toe was plantar flexed, but, if you are referring to your big toe, it's caused by some kind of stimulus to the arch of your foot. In clinical practice, we might scrape the arch of your foot with the handle of a reflex hammer. Plantar flexion of the great toe is normal. Dorsiflexion (pointing of the toe upward) is not. But I don't know what the stimulus is in your case. ...Read more