What dose it mean when my leg twitches?

Bengin concerns. This is usually of no consequence. Rarely could it represent a neuromuscular condition such as ALS , commonly known as lou gerhig's disease. Sometimes innocent appearing symptoms can be the heralding of a major illness but it usually would not be the only complaint as other problems would soon arise ie weakness, loss of balance falling or tripping.

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When I'm lying in bed at night I get violent leg twitches and spasms. Then they're really uncomfortable. How do I get them to stop?

Stretch. Before bed do muscle stretching. No eating before bedtime. If that does not help get some labs (electrolytes, kidney function ) done at the doctors office. If that does not lead to a solution consider a sleep study or a neurology consult. Read more...

I get legs vibrations and occasionally leg twitches but it comes and goes. Better with exercise. Can it be sciantica?

Not sciatica. Sciatica is pain radiating from lower back down one or both legs into the distal limb or foot. It can get worse with straining or coughing/ sneezing. You describe sensations or actions, not pain, so not sciatica. See your doctor or use our concierge service to uncover causation. Read more...

Having back and leg twitches, almost 30- 40 twitches a day. Most are in upper right leg. What could cause this? I have nf1 and chiari

Peripheral nerve. sheath neurofibromas can develop at pretty much any age in people with NF1. Your twitches signal the need to see your primary physician & your neurologist for evaluation. . Read more...
Neurofibroma. in the nerve to the leg can cause twitching as can involvement of the lower spine. Another possibility is a lesion in the motor strip of the brain close to the midline on the opposite dorsolateral convexity (an EEG might exclude this possibility) Be sure to discuss this problem with your neurologist. Read more...

Have neurofibroma @ c6-c7 also chiari and have been having leg twitches and low back twitches what could cause this? My body just jumps in those areas

More info. NF and Chiari ? This is going to require a careful neurological assessment. Look for signs and symptoms to localize the problem (brain, cord, peripheral nerve.) May need electrophysiologic testing like somatosensory evoked potential or MRI testing to sort this one out. Call your neurologist to inform them of the new problem. Find a neurologist if you don't have one. Read more...

A headache for the past three weeks and I have getting constant right calf leg twitches and feels like my arms are pins and needles. Catscan bw clear?

Seizure or c spine. Seizures can sometimes present with just headaches and twitching or sensory symptoms. Cervical spine irritation can cause tingling in the arms and leg twitching. Ct scan wont show seizures or spine issues. You should be re evaluated with possible eeg and mri. Read more...