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Leg Muscle Twitching At Rest
Probably not: Rls is described as an irresistible urge to move the legs which is often accompanied by unusual or unpleasant sensations in the legs that may be described as creeping, tugging, or pulling. What you are describing sounds more like nocturnal leg cramps which is commonly associated with varicose veins. ...Read more
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
Do muscle twitches start before weakness in ALS ?muscle twitches for past 12 days.arm feels weird and that's arm w twitches but twitches other places
Twitches: Muscle twitches are often present in ALS, but there are many causes of muscle twitching that are not ALS. For many people, such a symptom is entirely benign. It appears the internet information out there generally indicates ALS for muscle twitching- that is not what most of us would say in clinic. Here is another resource: http://www.neurocuro.com/muscle-twitching-and-fasciculation/ ...Read more
Injury to R foot 6m ago. Disuse atrophy to lower leg. Muscle twitching along inner aspect of foot, now up to inside of leg to calf. Suggestions?
See your doctor: See your doctor. Many possibilities. Need examination and blood work. ...Read more
With motor neuron disease would the muscle weekness come before the painless muscle twitching when at rest?
Motor neuron disease: There are two types of neuronal loss in motor neuron disease. Upper motor neuron problem causes weakness without fasciculations (muscle twitch). Lower motor neuron involvement may present with fasciculations before any noticeable weaknees. Therefore weakness may come before, during or after the onset of fasciculations. You need to see a neurologist rather than worrying about the disease. ...Read more
Regeneration after footdrop?Peroneal nerve was affected. Muscles twitches with dorsi, tingling. I feel like stretching leg and back all time. Feedbac
Dull pain deep in calf. Foot eventually started tingling and calf twitching deep in muscle. After long walk, feels like knot deep in muscle and tight.?
I am experiencing limb spasms.and muscle twitches in upper and lower limb, dx benign but can it turn to als muscle twiching , no other symptoms?
Unlikely: This coud be benign fasiculations. I asume your evaluation did not show ALS - This does not turn into ALS ...Read more
My thigh muscle twitch when resting. I work out and the twitching is above my arthritic knee. What causes this? It only twitches during rest.
Muscle twitching: Muscle twitching occurs when individual fibers of the muscle spontaneously contract. This is common after changes in exercise regimen, changes in blood chemistry, and changes in nerve supply. It is very common when implementing newer exercises or with irregular exercise frequencies. It is also common with changing the resistance in work outs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Having leg spasms in thighs and constant (24/7) need to stretch legs when in sitting or resting position. Just finished heavy leg workout at crossfit.
Drink fluids ; rest: Sometimes you may have muscle spasms or cramping after a heavy workout. It is best to stretch out before ; after you exercise, drink plenty of water, replace electrolytes with drinks like gatorade, eat plenty of green leafy vegetables ; fruits. Replenish potassium w/ foods like avocados, bananas ; yogurt. Exercise at a lower pace ; gradually build up. Rest ; get eval for injury if spasms persist. ...Read more
Leg, hip & groin pain for 2 mths, mostly at rest. muscle twitching , burning and tingling . all the way to foot on rt side. nothing helps.??
Sorry: A full review of your back , circulation , nerves needs to be conducted. Seeing your doctor who manages your testing will give you the most information. If pain is persistent and unrelenting seeing an Emergency Room doctor would be prudent. ...Read more
I am experiencing limb spasms, contracture, limb pain and calf pain.worse lying down both feet&lower legs.2daystook relaxer to sleep dr ordered bmp?
Unclear question: BMP is a common screening test but is usually not diagnostic of an illness. You should go through with the evaluation and follow your doctor's advice. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Oa of right knee. Aches while walking and turning right leg in sleep. Carrying out preliminary leg exercises.
Exercise: The exercise is good but you may want to try non weight bearing exercises like swimming or pool areobics. A knee wrap or analgesic balm can be helpful at night. Otc meds like aleve (naproxen) are also helpful but take with food. And finally, I use a herbal product available online by the name of ' pains all gone' i keep a bottle at my bedside and a bottle in the office to use when regular meds fail. ...Read more
Keep moving: Get check up then need to do exercises for strength, cardio, flexibility, and balance. ...Read more
4 days of constant right thigh muscle twitch. Now my eye, left calf and arm are twitching randomly. Metabolic screen normal. Im hydrated, suggestions?
Muscle twitching: Was a serum calcium level determined in the work up? These diverse non localizing symptoms can represent a manifestation of fatigue, anxiety, tension, and stress or a medication change. Take a closer look at your personal life and see if there is an unexplained explanation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are having arm and neck pain which raises the possibility that you might have irritation of one of cervical (neck) nerve roots. If present, it would also explain why you see Fasiculations. If your signs/symptoms worsen/ persists consider a visit to your MD ...Read more
Have a sudden movement in my calf muscle at times in the night mostly cause? Restless leg syndrome?
RLS...maybe: RLS is a common, terribly bothersome, sleep disruption that has unclear causes in most cases. Nocturnal recumbency leg cramps, on the other hand actually hurt("Charlie horse cramp"), whereas RLS gives the sensation one just MUST move the leg/legs. Rarely, electrolyte imbalance can mimic RLS. Interestingly, some anti-Parkinson's disease meds at low doses, are highly effective for RLS. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Constant pain and dull ache on outer left calf and behind knee(popliteal area). Also, getting spasm on inner calf while at rest. Rest not helping?
when doing straight leg raise get lots of muscles twitches in foot, no pain in legs bum or back, is this a disc problem of muscle tension? Anyone?
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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