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My 5 month old baby every day shakes twitches arms legs for 5 secs or so. She is not in discomfort this started a month ago. Is this natural?

My 5 month old baby  every  day shakes twitches arms  legs for 5 secs or so. She is not in discomfort this  started a month ago. Is this natural?

Seizures: Shaking and twitching are signs of a seizure which should be rulled out by a neurologist rpobably by doing an eeg. There maybe other physical signs that an examination may divulge. ...Read more

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What causes a muscle to twitch in your leg?

What causes a muscle to twitch in your leg?

Many reasons: Drug overdose (caffeine, amphetamines drug side effect (such as from diuretics corticosteroids or estrogeexercise lack of nutrients in the diet stress twitches not caused by disease or disorders (benign twitches) often affecting the eyelids calf, or thumb normal and quite common often triggered by stress or anxiety come and go and donot last for more than a few days symptoms of a nervous system. ...Read more

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Why do the backs of my legs keep twitching?

Why do the backs of my legs keep twitching?

Fasciculations?: Is one type of twitching in muscles without pain or numbness. It can be benign or it can mean there is a disconnection between nerve and muscle. See you doctor. ...Read more

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What causes twitching legs during the night?

Several possibles: There are a couple types of movement disorders that occur mostly at night. One is a variant of restless leg syndrome, called periodic limb movements disorder of sleep. This can seem like kicking or writhing so might not be what you mean there are some other movement issues that could cause actual muscle twitching and smaller movements. If possible have a video taken to show doc or sleep eval. ...Read more

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My muscles in my leg have been twitching for a few weeks now. What is going on?

Twitching legs: Muscular twitching can sometimes be seen in fatigue; this is called fasciculation. However, an evaluation is necessary to ensure this is not a neurologic or muscular disease. ...Read more

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I was stretching my leg and my muscles started twitching crazily..Is this worrisome?

I was stretching my leg and my muscles started twitching crazily..Is this worrisome?

No: Twitching is common & happens to everyone; and is not dangerous -- usually just bothersome ... Sometimes downright painful! frequent twitching (in the absence of new meds, herbs, etc.) could indicate a deficiency of several salts: potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, selenium. A daily multivitamin can replace these salts if you are deficient. See your pcp to exclude more serious problems. ...Read more

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My daughter is 5 and she's been twitching at night in shoulder to her leg and sometimes when awake what could this be?

My daughter is 5 and she's been twitching at night in shoulder to her leg and sometimes when awake what could this be?

Twitching: There is normal twitching and then twitching that can be seizure activity. Twitching can be gently stopped where as a seizure cannot be manually stopped. Take a video and show your doctor. That will help with the diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more

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When I'm lying in bed at night I get violent leg twitches and spasms. Then they're really uncomfortable. How do I get them to stop?

When I'm lying in bed at night I get violent leg twitches and spasms. Then they're really uncomfortable. How do I get them to stop?

Stretch: Before bed do muscle stretching. No eating before bedtime. If that does not help get some labs (electrolytes, kidney function ) done at the doctors office. If that does not lead to a solution consider a sleep study or a neurology consult. ...Read more