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What does it mean if your hand starts twitching today?

What does it mean if your hand starts twitching today?

Twitching happens: Most of the time, twitching (an involuntary muscle movement, usually very small), is harmless and resolves quickly without treatment. High stress, dehydration, low blood sugar, certain medications, electrolyte imbalances and many other things can cause twitching that lasts a long time. If your twitching does not resolve quickly, then it is time to see y our family doctor! ...Read more

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is a symptom where a person has involuntary contractions of one ...Read more


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What does a twitch in your hand mean?

What does a twitch in your hand mean?

Depends: Really depends on how often it occurs and whether it is localized or more diffuse. Need additional information to give you a more precise answer. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hand twitches randomly?

What does it mean when your hand twitches randomly?

Myoclonus: A random, fast muscle twitch is called myoclonus. There are hundreds of causes of myoclonus, ranging from normal (as when body twitches as you fall asleep) to abnormal. Some types of seizure conditions cause myoclonus, some medications cause it, or an irritation of the nerve to your palm (like carpal tunnel syndrome) can do it. Most likely, it is normal. Would help to know if any other symptoms ...Read more

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What does it mean in my baby twitches in her sleep? Hands, fingers, hands. She has also gotten a face tic that usually only flares at nigh what is it

What does it mean in my baby twitches in her sleep? Hands, fingers, hands. She has also gotten a face tic that usually only flares at nigh what is it

Twitching: Babies have an immature nervous system, and it's hard for them to control their reflexes and responses to stimuli such as noise and temperature.To make sure erratic movements are benign, lightly hold down the arm or leg that's twitching. If the movement stops, no problem. If it doesnt stop or happens when baby is awake, then an evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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If i touch a twitch w/my hand, (at the bottom part of my left boob) , does that mean its a twitch ¬ a heart problem? What couldcause twitch there?

If i touch a twitch w/my hand, (at the bottom part of my left boob) , does that mean its a twitch ¬ a heart problem? What couldcause twitch there?

A Twitch is mostly -: A muscle or nerve originated. Its not a heart problem, that you could feel or touch it. So rest assured, its not the heart. It could be you pulled a ms or twisted your chest/trunk in the last 2-7 days or so, and are now having a twitch. It'll subside. A ms relaxer may help if its painful/uncomfortable. Massaging might help. If its not improving, see your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more