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Tingling throughout the body that leads to twitching/jerking that occurs during the day and night. epilepsy is in my family but my diagnosis was negat?
Is constant involuntary body twitching/jerking, and body pain a sign of ALS or other neuro issues?
7 weeks old was sleeping on my chest and I felt her leg twitching/jerking for about 5-10 seconds. Only noted one episode. Is this normal?
Yes: it is only an issue if it occurs repeatedly ...Read more
Hi, recently been experiencing twitching / jerking while walking, not big twitches only small but worrying. also after eating i feel sick and bloated ?
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I am experiencing night time leg twitching/jerking movements. What is causing this? This prevents me from falling asleep. What can I do
Need evaluation: During that interval between wakefulness and sleep there is some normal shifting around of arms and legs. This does not normally require treatment.Anxiety can make these movement more pronounced and when anxiety is treated they lessen and sleep comes more quickly. Sometimes however when the restless movements are very bothersome they represent restless legs syndrome (rls) and need meds. ...Read more
Part of my palm underneath my thumb area has been twitching/jerking no obvious muscle weakness worried about ALS now .
I have been having a twitching/jerking feeking in my head. And also my arms legs and other body parts jerk too. Doc said I have tension headache.help?
18 month old MMR vaccine. 7 days later fever,twitching/jerking while falling asleep+ during night. Heard MMR can provoke this jerking..or due to fever?
Myoclonus vs seizure: MMR can be associated with febrile seizures which are common in this age range. Definitely see a doc right away. Video the episodes. This may be benign myoclonus, a normal twitching that we can experience while falling asleep. Or it may have been a febrile seizure, need more history and careful exam to diagnose! ...Read more
I took Flagyl 500mg twice a day for one week. During + now 6 weeks later: tremor in hands, some parethsia,dry crack skin,muscle twitching, jerking of my limbs, fingers every night before sleep.Neuro +EMG test ok, GP says it will pass. Still concern?
Normal: This is normal as your muscles are relaxing. ...Read more
Having sudden spasms in my arm and leg and upper back when laying down. Limb spasms start with sudden burning pain then the limb twitches/jerks hard.
C ur doc: U may have a disc problem in your neck, causing pressure on the nerves/ spinal cord that control your arms and upper back. Go in and get checked. ...Read more
Numbness on right side of head/face, w/uncontrollable muscle twitches/jerks in right arm & hand. Neck MRI reports show nothing. What's causing this?
See your physician: These symptoms may represent a specific kind of headache (migraine) or other neurological condition, seizure, referred neuropathy, etc. Keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000647.htm ...Read more
When I close my eyes to go to sleep my body starts twitching and jerking and only stops when I open my eyes again. I am losing sleep?
My body has been twitching and jerking a lot along with numbness and pricking in face, legs and arms for 2 months!what could this be? Very scary!
Doctor should check: Twitching, jerking, numbness, and prickly sensations of the skin are nerve symptoms. So, a person can see a primary care doctor and also a neurologist to figure out what is irritating the nerves or nerve endings. Some causes are drug effects (both medications and illegal drugs can be causes), chemical effects, brain or nerve diseases, etc... One can write down the symptoms to show the doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer