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My Foot Twitches
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Sprained my ankle a week ago, muscles in my foot keep twitching in my foot making it painful and tingly, what can I do to help this?
Nerve injusry: Sounds like you injured nerves in your foot. I would get checked out. Did you lhave it xray'd??? Have you seen anybody? ...Read more
Twitching: Twitching is a neuromuscular problem. Muscles and nerves work using ions (such as ca+/na+/k+). Try eating bananas and foods rich in calcium. If it persists, you may need to see a neurologist for emg/ncv studies to make sure you don't have something else going on, such as a nerve impingement in your spine or some type of neuropathy (where the nerves change the way they conduct their signals). ...Read more
My big toe on my right foot started twitching today now my left toe is twitching constantlydo I have ALS or MS also I haven't been getting much rest.
Toe twitching: Get some rest, eat of good healthy meal, drink fluids and see if it goes away. The chances of it being ALS or ms is incredible small. It's only been one day. ...Read more
My foot from underneath is twitching slightly when I lay down and when I straighten my legs when im sitting what is this?
My lower left leg, extending to my foot, won't stop twitching for some reason lately. It's like a "creepy crawly feeling" all the time. Causes??
Have a pain behind knee/thigh when only walking, My foot feels numb, Muscle twitches and numbness wraps around my ankle. Blood clot? Nerve damage?
Unknown: Commonly there is no clear cause. Less commonly, it can be from heavy exercise, overuse, or fatigue. Even less commonly, it can be from an imbalance of magnesium, calcium or vitamin d. Thyroid disorders, hormone disorders, pregnancy, nerve disease or injury are some other rare causes. If symptoms persist or become worse, you should seek a professional consultation. ...Read more
I have vibrating sensations under the balls of foot and toes, my toes also seem to be twitching too but no pain.
Neuropathy: See a doc to help you find the cause... ...Read more
Been having twitching all over for 2 weeks. Clean EMG other than twitching in foot. How long should I leave it? Could it be anxiety? What should I do?
It's possible but...: Likely nothing big & it'll stop soon. If you've had an EMG already. (which I think may have been a bit aggressive) but I don't the rest of your case...I'm just sayin'. I've seen so many people going nuts since this ALS bucket challenge that...well, whatever. Have you had some general bloodwork done? That could also complement what you had with the EMG, some electrolytes, thyroids, etc. ...Read more
I wish someone could help with this twitching nerve that I have in my right foot. I was born with this, so was two sisters and a brother, my brother and me have it 24/7 365 days a year and when it's bad we walk the floors, my sisters have it for a week th
Have you tried meds?: You may have Benign Fasciculation Syndrome (BFS). Have you had electrical studies performed? Chances are a physician/neurologist should be able to simply look at it and based upon the history you just gave nearly make the diagnosis, so long as you've been ruled out of other complicating sorts of problems. If you'd like a consult with me: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
Chance of MS if MRI w/ and w/o contrast was negative1 year ago? And can one still live a full almost ordinary life with ms? I have p.O.T.S but? Ms, tingly feet, left hand, twitching, neg for neuritis
Lying in bed for 15 minutes and my foot slightly spawning. My toes are twitching. No pain. But they won't stop. Can feel it up into my ankle.?
Leg spawning?: There must be some translation problem here. Spawning as best I can find in online dictionaries means to deposit eggs. But maybe I am an Newbie to Canuk's lingo. Cramps? Charlie Horse? Please enlighten. ...Read more
Recently, I have constant twitching in my lower left leg extending to foot/toes. Constant, meaning it never stops (not even for a minute). Help?
I've been stressed and twitching. I had pulsations in the bottom of foot. I woke up at 3 a.m. and foot was asleep. It's fine now. What happened?
Stress can cause all kinds of bizarre symptoms that come and go so this could all be due to that. The foot numbness was probably due to compression of some nerves somewhere and also not important if no longer there. Try to identify factors causing stress and relieve them. See your doc if symptoms persist. Thanks ...Read more
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I am having intermittent twitching and vibrations in calves and feet. Also a vibrating sensation very frequently behind left knee. Concerned MND.
Began this week - intense bilateral nonstop muscle twitching in feet/calves. No weakness. Does a bilateral onset suggest something other than ALS?
Several possibilitie: Unless someone, a doctor, told you that you have ALS, I don't think that is the first thing to come to mind. Electrolyte abnormalities (K, Ca, Mg) should be checked, along with thyroid function. Certain medications and illicit drugs can be a major factor. I suggest you consult with your family doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
When I straighten my hand my fingers shake an can feel twitching? Feel it in my feet also? I'm do worried please help
Shaking: The best way to clarify this is to see your physician. I understand your concern and it may be nothing major at all. ...Read more
I have extreme tiredness all day long, waking to tingling in feet, shakiness, some mild muscle twitching. Extreme tiredness is interferring with work?
I've been taking Zoloft (sertraline) for 1 week and a half and have noticed tingling / twitching in my hands and feet could this be a side effect of the medicine?
Unusual but could be: It is not typical side effect. Tingling can occur and low sodium could show similar symptoms that you describe. Discuss with your doctor who may want to see if symptoms go away when you are off meds and perhaps try another type of antidepressant. Or perhaps try off and then on trial and see if symptoms reoccur. ...Read more
Why would I have a twitching/muscle contraction in the inside arch of my foot, usually in the evening?
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Muscles are being overworked or utilized differently this can occur. Vitamin deficiencies amy cause this as well.
what type of arch do you have when standing? Is it flat or high? ...Read more
I have a twitching and sharp pains in my arms legs feet and toes frequently no health issues 50 years old?
Get it checked out: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of nerve pathology can range anywhere from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. One may experience limitation of movement or abnormal movements. If severe enough one may have paralysis. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more