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Muscle Twitching Kidney Failure
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
Had cortisone injection in lower back 3 days ago. Experiencing constant muscle twitching in both calves since. Is there a connection?
Infection: is the most likely cause.Muscle aches/spasms, low back ache, nausea, dizziness, headache, even twitching - not uncommon with some viral/bacterial infections.Toxin exposure may cause similar symptoms.If NSAIDS do not provide relief, or symptoms are severe or last longer than a few days, consult doctor.If concerned about toxin exposure or develop neck pain - do not wait: see dr. ...Read more
I got told i have high uric levels and UTI. Before that it was low vit d. I've had fatigue/muscle twitches/dizzy/headaches is it related to my kidneys?
See your physician: There are many causes of the symptoms that you are having. If your doctor checked your uric acid and vitamin D levels, he/she probably also checked some tests of kidney function, so you simply need to ask. As the the symptoms that you are having, you need to go back to your physician for a thorough evaluation to find the cause, so that you can get appropriate treatment for them. ...Read more
Intermittent pain on left side/flank under rib and sometimes a Visible small muscle twitch below my sternum on left side. Gall stones No kidney stones?
It could be muscle: strain, inflammation of the stomach or spleen etc. Gallstones or gallbladder and liver inflammation present with right upper quadrant pain, not left sided discomfort. Kidney pain is usually located at mid-back and a Urinalysis will show blood and/or pus cells. Go see your Dr for a thorough exam. God Bless you! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if my lower back (more than normal), nausea and dizziness, a head ache, and all of my muscles keep twitching. is this normal at all?
See physician.: You need to see your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
What to do if I have pain in my lower back (more than normal), nausea and dizziness, a head ache, and all of my muscles keep twitching. is this normal at all?
36, woman, tightness in left leg, some muscle cramping & twitching in both legs, arms, & lower back. Left leg feels tight when walking. ALS?
I'm. 43 and have had 3-4 bedwetting episodes in the last 6 months to a year... I am also experiencing some lower back pain and muscle twitches?
having muscle twitches everywhere in my body, forehead temples, throat, knees, neck, lower back.all started in temples about 1 month ago? whats wrong
Nerve pressure: Possible causes include pressure on the nerves from muscles or spinal discs. There are neurologic conditions that can cause it as well as metabolic ones. Need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Acutely compressed nerves can result in muscle twitching, muscle spasm and typical painful radiation patterns. This is due to the abnormal signal the nerves are now sending to the muscles which are reacting to its signal. Sometimes this is an involuntary action in which the nerve is reacting like a reflex arc that is on replay. This cycle of nerve signaling needs to be broken to improve this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more