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Are twitches that are caused by action/flexing or tension in muscle always of malignant cause like als?No dr can tell me and I am scared.It's in thumb

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: Isolated

muscle twitches like you describe are quite benign and are usually related to FATIGUE (eg" Repetitive movement) Hope this helps! Dr Z

In brief: Isolated

muscle twitches like you describe are quite benign and are usually related to FATIGUE (eg" Repetitive movement) Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Richard Zimon
Dr. Richard Zimon
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Muscle twitch.

Generally speaking, there are benign causes of muscle twitching as you describe.
So while there may be a cause for this muscle twitching, it does not have to be a malignant cause by guarantee.

In brief: Muscle twitch.

Generally speaking, there are benign causes of muscle twitching as you describe.
So while there may be a cause for this muscle twitching, it does not have to be a malignant cause by guarantee.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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