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I have muscle spasms (twitch) each day, in various places on my body. What does this mean?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Numerous things
Muscle spasms can be caused by insufficient water intake for ur needs (most people live their existence in a subtly dehydrated state), electrolyte imbalance (like low potassium when on a diuretic), use of a statin for cholesterol problem, a sign of various muscle disorders (also known as myopathies), a virus, etc.
Once again, a good internist who listens to the whole history will have the answer.

In brief: Numerous things
Muscle spasms can be caused by insufficient water intake for ur needs (most people live their existence in a subtly dehydrated state), electrolyte imbalance (like low potassium when on a diuretic), use of a statin for cholesterol problem, a sign of various muscle disorders (also known as myopathies), a virus, etc.
Once again, a good internist who listens to the whole history will have the answer.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Nervous tics?
You need a thorough neurological evaluation.
Muscle twitching may be a normal variation or a sign of a serious neurological disorder. I can not diagnose you but i can suggest you get referred for a good evaluation. Certain medications, metabolic, and hormonal imbalance may cause tics. You need a diagnosis and then a plan of management.

In brief: Nervous tics?
You need a thorough neurological evaluation.
Muscle twitching may be a normal variation or a sign of a serious neurological disorder. I can not diagnose you but i can suggest you get referred for a good evaluation. Certain medications, metabolic, and hormonal imbalance may cause tics. You need a diagnosis and then a plan of management.
Dr. William Goldie
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