Doctor insights on:
Parkinsons Disease Muscle Twitch
Not likely: Micrographia often is the earliest sign of Parkinson.s disease. (redution in the size of hand writing. Blance issues and difficluty with initiation of mobement may come next along with a pill rolling tremor of one hand. Twitching and muscle loss in the legs can be caused by many conditions. (ALS-diabetic amyotrophy, neuropathy, spinal cord syndromes etc) ...Read more
Is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The motor symptoms of parkinson's disease result from the death of dopamine-generating cells in the substantia nigra, a region of the midbrain; the cause of this cell death is unknown. Early in the course of the disease, the most obvious symptoms are movement-related; these include shaking, rigidity, slowness of ...Read more
Over the last 3 years various different muscles twitch with my mother.Our doc says it a touch of Parkinson's. Will the twitching get worse.
Do I have Parkinson's disease? My muscles twitch, my hips ache, I get dizzy often, I've been hunching over a lot, but I just got over the flu.
Doubtful: Parkinson's is exceedingly unlikely in a 16-year-old woman like yourself! Unless there's a very strong history of it in your family starting at a young age, you need not worry about this. The symptoms--rest tremor that gets better with movement, slowed movements, stiffness, and instability while standing--sounds different from what you report. If you're still concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
My mom has Parkinson's disease. my thumb has been twitching for the last year should I be concerned it could be Parkinson's. I'm 59 years old?
Unlikely Parkinson's: If it has been one full year, and all that is occurring is a thumb twitch, does not sound like you have Parkinson's at this point. If you develop a resting tremor of your arm and hand, and start having issues with walking, then, seek out help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
29 y/o male woke up with a muscle spasm in hand casing thumb to twitch. Worried about parkinsons/als?
Ans: Well does not sound like Parkinson's. You need to give a good history. So best to see a doctor if the issue occurs again ...Read more
My muscles/nerves sometimes twitch rapidly. Is this an early sign of something like Muscular Dystrophy or Parkinsons coming later in life?
Not likely: I remember worrying about my muscle twitching as a young man. Neurodegenerative disease unlikely. It seems that we all twitch from time time, with little focal areas of fasciculation. 50 years later and I'm still not degenerating since my first concern (I think). Not the case, however, if accompanied with weakness, pain, or reduced sensation, in which case you would merit a neurologic eval ...Read more
Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Lyme disease muscle twitching
- Celiac disease and muscle twitching
- Diseases that cause muscle twitches
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- I have a muscle twitching around my rib cage what is it
- Left shoulder muscle twitching
- I have a twitch in my thigh muscle for 3 days now how do i get rid of it
- Why is my tricep muscle twitching?
- Talk to a neurologist online