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Nerve Twitching In Chin
I've have had nerve twitching on the left side of my head for a few weeks now. What could be the cause? It happens randomly.
Muscle twitching: This sounds like an irritable, superficial nerve or muscle fibers of uncertain etiology. It commonly occurs in an eyelid. I doubt it is anything serious in view of the absence of other neurological symptoms. Try avoiding caffeine and see your physician if the symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Inside your head?: Not muscle fasiculations that are superficial. If inside the head - I don't know. ...Read more
I have nerve twitching at my right side head, because of excessive pressure. Slowly nerve twitching reached to jaw, and now nerves in right neck twitchin?
Please clarify: I'm not sure I see the QUESTION. Sounds like you have a diagnosis to your symptoms. Are you suffering from NPH or Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension? And is that what is being blamed for your right facial twitching? Do you have other symptoms? Are they planning on giving you medication or performing a procedure? You may contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PNXFNR for more info ...Read more
Everytime I get this tingling sensation on side of head the nerves in my legs start twitching and jumping..
Occipital nerve block 2days prior. Rapid upper right eyelid twitching, brusing, firm, pain, pink at inj. Site. Random neuralgia on R of Head. Any Clue?
Rapid Eyelid itching:
Allergic reaction to the medications may occur after the injection such as itching, rash, etc. Depending on the medications used. Usually they are mild/moderate, and can be treated with anti-pruritic medication.
The pink at the injection site may be due to the needle injection and fade over a period of time unless it is severe. If the above symptoms persist, you need to contact your physician. ...Read more
4 a wk, have had tingling, nerve movement, twitching, tickling, parts all over face (nose, ear, cheek, temple), also top of head/scalp. Suggestions?
Uncertain: It could be neurologic especially if it all on the same side you need to see your physician and maybe a neurologist ...Read more
Muscle twitch: Muscle twitch could be any where including face area. This could be related to hypersensitivity of muscles. Few causes are high caffeine intake, anti psychotics, drugs and injury. Most of the time if you eliminate the cause, twitch gets better. Botox and similar injections are also helpful. ...Read more
Heavy and tight feelings on my head for about a week, started with nerve twitchings on right side of my head. Now starting to cover also the left side?
Tight head/twitch: May be sinusitis, change of season (try zyrtec) or lyme or herpes I (I have seen bad headaches with this) which responds to acyclovir. can also be cervicalgia from nerve compression/irritation in neck, though you are young, may also be from TMJ (tempormadibular joint) or teeth grinding f/u w/doc within 48 hours ...Read more
How long can nerve twitches on face and head last? And can twitches come on due to movement or position of body? Or are they all simply random?
Controlled by CNS: Twitches typically result from muscle fatigue or the influence of drugs such as xanthines (caffeine in coffee, theophylline in teas, and bromophyline in chocolate) or other drugs that can also cause twitching. Signals from your brain to both the twitching muscle and the muscles that oppose its action can affect the twitches which are usually alleviated by rest and sleep ...Read more
I awoke with numbness in my left cheek had a slight twitch in my chin for a few days. Can a pinched nerve in neck and between shoulder blades cause it?
Cheek numbness: Its is possible but since we have no information about you, not even your age let alone any medical history, no relevant response can be offered. If symptom persists, please see your doctor. ...Read more
A proven skin punch biopsy diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy, and you possess one of the many causes of such an entity. Could be pre-diabetes, but with the ANA issues, might look further into collagen vascular categories. Other considerations, include Celiac disease, Sjogren's, HIV, paraproteinemias, B-12, etc.
Would check anti-GM-1 with IgG, IgM, as you might have an autoimmune sensory neuropathy, and might respond to a course of IVIG. Can you visit a neuromuscular specialist? ...Read more
Irritation perhaps: Some irritation to a muscle, nerve, or part of a nerve that goes to certain muscle fibers may cause those fibers to twitch. Such twitching is usually for a few hours or a day, and only once in a while. In those cases, doctors and patients usually don't spend time looking for a cause. But, if symptoms are frequent, or recurrent, a primary doctor, ENT doctor, and a neurologist can evaluate. ...Read more
The temporalis muscle is on the side of the head. It is used for chewing. You can feel it when you make a bite or clench your teeth.
Twitching occurs when muscles are tired or when they undergo a change in activity. Some people grind their teeth at night, this can cause twitching. There is also a artery there, which has a pulse. ...Read more
Dyskinesias: Involuntary movements are broken down into those caused by a tremor, tics, myoclonus, dystonias, chorea, athetosis, and hemiballismus. Those hyperkinetic movement disorders that have a tendency to involve the head include tremors (titubation), tics, and dystonias. The cause for the aforementioned are mostly genetic but at times can be related to metabolic disturbances or meds. Well wishes. ...Read more
I would certainly: Want his pediatrician to see him for an evaluation, but your worrying about it won't help you or your son. ...Read more
For over a month now, the right side of my head has been twitching and I get medium headaches here and there. What does that mean?
I recently felt that my head keeps twitching a little bit, but it's getting annoying, one thing to know is that I pop my neck a lot?
I have a twitching in my head for the past two days and it mostly happens during school. It feels very violent and is hard to avoid in class. Cause?
? essential tremor?: Sounds like the head may be shaking from side to side or front to back. You could have an essential familial tremor or maybe even a cerebellar titubaton tremor, if involves entire head and not just one side. Thyroid problems can cause head tremors. Contact your doctor and get this controlled. ...Read more
The twitching in my head has been going on for only a few days and mostly during class although I feel shakiness at home. What could be causing this?
First thing I would do is check your blood sugar after eating
Make sure you don't have reactive hypogycemia. Also check your CBC and iron, thyroid function. Try to get at the cause of the shaky feeling. If blood work does not reveal an answer consider seeing a twitchy, shaking specialist (neurologist) ...Read more
Had a sensation of twitching for a day. On top of my head, backpart. I thought it was maybe a bug at 1st. Any reason to be concerned on the twitching?
Muscle twitch....: Muscle twitch can be a benign sign of muscle fatigue. However, it can also be associated with neurological illness/disease, such as seizure, tumor, abnormalities in the nerve stimulating the muscle, compression of nerve root, spinal cord abnormality, problems in the muscle, and alterations in the body physiological chemicals connecting nerve and muscle. Follow up with your physician. ...Read more
I smelled many scented satchets trying to pick one to buy. Ever since that day (a week ago) I've been twitching. (My neck/head). Could it be connected?
My very low side of my chin on the right side keeps twitching every time I eat or drink. It has been going on for over 3 months. Is it time to see a local dr? What could it be?
Twitching/vibrating occurring everyday around the body for 3 months, it comes and goes? I'm healthy/fit. Also crawling sensation (mainly head)took neuromax but nothing? Maybe it's the anxiety? I'm 19.
Allergies: Take allergy pills first and get b12, but d3 checked. ...Read more
Please, my head keeps twitching violently, then I laugh and mutter things about death. What's happening to me?
Not likely: If the twitches are minor, there should be no more damage caused. ...Read more
Something else: Veins are thin walled blood vessels that carry up the "used" blood from the tissues, and organs of our bodies back to the heart to be replenished. They do not have any muscular layer and so they have no movement on their own and thus cannot twitch. What you are describing is probably muscle twitching which can occur for no reason at all but is a natural occurrence and no problem. It will stop. ...Read more
Lately I've been having shakes in my head, with twitching every once in a while, what could be causing this?
Torticollus: Shaking of the head, rather than chin, is usually due to a benign condition, known as familial essential tremor. But if your noticing tics, you may have a condition that mimics this at times, known as spasmotic torticollus. This is benign as well, and treated most successfully with botox. ...Read more
I have twitching toes. Not painful. When I turn my head to the side the twitching stops. What causes this? Is it a neuro problem?
Head jerking or: twitching may represent a tic (spasm-like movements of particular muscles). Anxiety may aggravate or increase tics which are otherwise usually harmless but may be annoying and may be able to be suppressed. Anxiety management strategies are powerful. Tics come and go. If serious consult physician. Best regards. ...Read more
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