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My 20 month old gets twitches when he is going to sleep. What would be the cause?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Sleep myoclonis
This happens in people of all ages.
Parents tend to notice it more in kids because they worry about everything that appears odd.

In brief: Sleep myoclonis
This happens in people of all ages.
Parents tend to notice it more in kids because they worry about everything that appears odd.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Normal
We all have those as we fall asleep and wake up.
Those jerks are more than likely myoclonic spasms.

In brief: Normal
We all have those as we fall asleep and wake up.
Those jerks are more than likely myoclonic spasms.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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