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My Calf Muscles Twitch And Spasms More And More Lately Concerns
Claudication: Depending on what you mean by spasms this could be a serious condition. Pain in the calves can be do to what we call claudivcation. There are 2 main types, vascular and neurogenic. Depending on your age and other medical problems either is possible. If you are an athlete both are unlikely. Other causes of calf spasm could be electrolyte imbalance and or taking medications for high cholesterol. ...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
I know have muscle twitching in my right calf muscle 24/7. I can see it twitching, coincides with the twitching on the sides of my head mri,emg norm?
Twitching in leg: correlates with twitching in scalp. Could this be a blood vessel pulsating? If it is, and periodically irregular, you may have heart rhythm issues. Has your doctor actually seen the twitching? I'm curious what part of the body was studied with MRI if the EMG was negative ? How did the echocardiogram turn out? Have you had a cardiac holter monitor ? ...Read more
How to treat muscle myopathy without corticosteroids. they made my husband so sick,but now his calf muscles twitch always. and he gets moody & tired?
I am 24 year old male with muscle twitching all over my body. Sometimes my shoulder and back get sore. Also, right calf weakness but i am able to walk?
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?
I've been experiencing small muscle twitching on the right side of my body. Under my eye, my calf, my hand and my fingers. Is this something serious?
Most likely nothing: But pay attention to see if there are any other symptoms. This could be early signs of serious things like ms, but you are mostly likely too young to see this. More than likely it is dehydration and a magnesium deficiency. Try hydrating well, take some over the counter, low dose magnesium and see if these subside. If not, ask your primary care doc. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Minerals and water: Your muscle twitching is most likely due to dehydration from not drinking enough water and /or you are not getting enough magnesium and potassium in your diet. You should try to drink enough water each day to keep your urine pale yellow to clear all day. You need to increase the your fruit and vegeatble intake to 5-7 sevings per day to get enough magnesium and potassium. We are what we eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 31 weeks preg. I have painful small lumps all over including my breasts. I've had lots of muscle twitching and spasming everywhere, esp. My face. Gp thinks lumps are lipomas. But they hurt. Help.?
Well: Sleeping well? Previous hx of pain with stress? Ever been treated for anxiety/ depression? It could be the skin but ur gp would have gotten that. It could be anxiety/ muscle spasms with a subsequent feedback loop. Getting caught in a neurologic chain reaction. Consider Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30 mg with Clonazepam 2 mg night, 1 mg in day, 1wk day dose, avoid fetal w/d, mass gen women psych site, apol if incorre. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Correlation muscle twitching throughout body developed 6 years ago, followed by low extrem tightness months later to unilateral low leg swelling 2013?
One leg swelling: does not tie into the previous two problems (atrophy could) Swelling can be caused by leaky vessels, tissue injury, deep vein thrombosis, clogged lymphatics, bleeding into the leg, etc. Twitching followed by tightness of muscles obviates a good neurological assessment. ...Read more
I left strenght training 3 months ago. Now there are muscle twitching in my whole body, no weakness , no atrophy. But nowthere are pins & needle (leg)?
One possibility..: Although rare, there is a neurologic condition, benign fasciculation syndrome characterized by twitches, cramping, tingling without weakness (that is a quick summary). See a neurologist or a physiatrist for evaluation to be sure. Whether it is this or something else, physical exam can reveal a lot. It could be a simple electrolyte imbalance. If neurologic, the nerves can be tested easily. ...Read more
Leg muscle twitching when i wake up. Have disc bulge/herniation. How is my disc issue causing fasciculations and why only after sleeping does it occur?
Could there be a connection between the muscle twitching throughout my body and the unilateral leg swelling below the knee? Neurological?
Highly doubt it: You basically outlined the answer and its rationale in your question....Bravo....that's an artistic flare. Something focal vs. something generalized and not only that but we're talking about symptoms that little to nothing in common with each other.....twitching or possibly muscle fasciculations vs. swelling or edema. The question is what is the edema or swelling due to? Trauma, infectious dz? ...Read more
What would cause foot drop followed by weakness in the same leg, followed by weakness in arm on same side followed by muscle twitching (whole body)?
Any ideas on what can muscle twitching and some jerking on leg and body , had on and off weakness and left hand leg ,no diagnosis just ideas?Plz 22/m/latino
Muscle twitching arms &legs under rib cage, even butt sometimes; don't hurt ; could this be stress? Cant keep l leg still either feel need to move it
Muscle twitching: Painless twitching can be benign, sometimes happens with magnesium deficiency or problems with calcium but there are certain types of twitching that warrant a good neurological exam to sort out. Many things can be blamed on stress but usually better to look for more worrisome answer before assuming that. ...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
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