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Doctor insights on: What Causes A Finger To Twitch

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What could cause my finger to keep twitching?

What could cause my finger to keep twitching?

Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What might cause one's index finger to twitch?

What might cause one's index finger to twitch?

Fasciculations...: Are twitches which can occur in any skeletal muscle in the body. They are usually benign. However, there are several pathological conditions associated with fasciculations which are usually accompanied by abnormalities on neurological examination and/or on a special test called electromyogram (emg). See a doctor if your symptoms are bothersome or are of concern to you. ...Read more

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What causes a muscle to twitch in your leg?

What causes a muscle to twitch in your leg?

Many reasons: Drug overdose (caffeine, amphetamines drug side effect (such as from diuretics corticosteroids or estrogeexercise lack of nutrients in the diet stress twitches not caused by disease or disorders (benign twitches) often affecting the eyelids calf, or thumb normal and quite common often triggered by stress or anxiety come and go and donot last for more than a few days symptoms of a nervous system. ...Read more

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What causes fingefrs of hand to stiffen suddenly?

What causes fingefrs of hand to stiffen suddenly?

Many causes: Metabolic abnormalities carpal tunnel syndrom over use Lactic Acid buildup and many more rare and exotic causes see your doc. ...Read more

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What causes a numb finger?

What causes a numb finger?

Neuropathy: Common things common. Nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar neuropathy. However, other reasons cannot be ignored. Lets get checked with yout neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause a 14-year-old's fingers to shake?

What can cause a 14-year-old's fingers to shake?

A number of possibilities: A teen can have shaking fingers if he/she has anxiety, or an episode odd low blood sugar, or abnormally high levels of thyroid hormones in his/her blood. He/she needs to be seen by a pediatrician to sort out the symptoms and come up with the correct answer to your question. ...Read more

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What would cause my hands to draw and fingers to twitch uncontrollably?

What would cause my hands to draw and fingers to twitch uncontrollably?

A few possibilities: There a re a number of possibilities. A common cause would be hyperventilation- breathing faster or deeper than normal can result in these complaints. Try breathing into a paper bag for a few minutes to relieve symptoms. There are other potential concerns including calcium and electrolytes. This issues needs to be fully evaluated by your MD to give you the correct answer to your problem ...Read more

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Hi docs! what could cause your tongue to twitch uncontrollably?

Hi docs! what could cause your tongue to twitch uncontrollably?

Tongue fasciculation: The differential diagnosis for this condition if your description and my interpretation are correct is the following: motor neuron disease, pachymeningitis, muscular dystrophy, cn xii lesion, and other causes for lower brainstem dysfunction. Please see your doctor to sort out this info and guide your treatment if necessary. Happy holidays and well wishes. ...Read more

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What could be some causes for my hand numbness?

What could be some causes for my hand numbness?

Carpal Tunnel Syndro: Most numbness in the hand is from pressure on the median nerve at the wrist causing carpal tunnel syndrome. Most patients will have intermittent numbness at first, often at night or while reading or driving. Other causes can be cubital tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy or other forms of neuropathy. ...Read more

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What causes my eyelid to twitch?

What causes my eyelid to twitch?

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, or stress. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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Painful musle spasms in hand cause all my fingers including my thumb to draw inwards to my plam it is recurring what could be causing this?

Painful musle spasms in hand cause all my fingers including my thumb to draw inwards to my plam it is recurring what could be causing this?

Carpal spasms: These carpal spasms may be due to deficiencies in calcium or magnesium if they occur frequently. Your physician could order these blood tests if needed. If these deficiencies aren't the problem, a hand surgeon could evaluate you. ...Read more

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Fingers tremble/muscle spasms in legs- could stress cause this, what to do?

Fingers tremble/muscle spasms in legs- could stress cause this, what to do?

Stress and: Dehydration could be common causes for both of these things. However, i would recommend seeing a physician because there are some more severe neurologic issues that can cause these issues together. Rule out anything scary first, and then pass it off as stress. ...Read more

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What could cause a hand injury to look like a blister/wort?

What could cause a hand injury to look like a blister/wort?

Multiple reasons: There are many reasons for this appearance. Burns, superficial infections, viral infections, warts and some benign skin cancers can have this appearance. You should consult with your physician to have this evaluayed. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen thumb?

What causes a swollen thumb?

Many causes. : There are many potential causes and a good history and exam will helps to determine the answer. For example is this a tumor? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to ring wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a numb finger, without any injury? Something maybe happening to the nerve?

Yes: Yes, something has happened. It could be something mechanical such as carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched nerve in your forearm or neck. The other could be metabolic such as diabetes. If not getting better it's good idea for your doc to see. ...Read more

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I can see pulsating in the top of my hand and it causes my hand to tremor. What could that be?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause a numb finger?

Neurologic injury: Most commonly either compression neuropathy of median or ulnar nerve, or neuroapraxic injury which is essentially a bruising of the nerve if persists seek care. ...Read more