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Jerky movements: A condition which is associated with unintentional jerky movements. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Jerky movements, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following list of conditions have 'Jerky movements' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Jerky movements or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Jerky movements:
Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Twitches (57 causes), Itching skin (1068 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Muscle twitch (44 causes), Tic (45 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Jerky movements:
Tremor (353 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Tics (20 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Nystagmus (468 causes), Physiological, Pathological, Squint (82 causes), Eye spasms, Tremors (129 causes), Myoclonic jerks
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