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Can myoclonic jerks be dangerous?

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In brief: Maybe not

True myoclonic jerks are sudden and may involve limbs and/or trunk.
If uncontrolled, pts may fall, hit nearby objects, drop hot liquids, etc, with various injuries. There are excellent meds to control these events. Contact a neurologist, as myoclonus can be helped.

In brief: Maybe not

True myoclonic jerks are sudden and may involve limbs and/or trunk.
If uncontrolled, pts may fall, hit nearby objects, drop hot liquids, etc, with various injuries. There are excellent meds to control these events. Contact a neurologist, as myoclonus can be helped.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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