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Muscle twitches are small involuntary muscle spasms. See muscle spasms for more detailed analysis of the causes of all types of muscle spasms. See also tics for discussion of small muscular twitch tics. Note that the symptom of shakiness is called tremor rather than twitching....more »
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Muscle twitch. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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The list of organs typically affected by Muscle twitch may include, but is not limited to:
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Muscle twitch. Of the 44 causes of Muscle twitch that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Muscle twitch' 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 Muscle twitch 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Muscle twitch, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Medical Conditions associated with Muscle twitch:
Muscle spasms (929 causes), Itching skin (1068 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Muscle twitch:
Muscle spasms (929 causes), Tics (20 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Twitching (57 causes), Tremor (353 causes), Trembling (378 causes), Spasm (2183 causes), Muscle spasm (29 causes), Chorea (119 causes), Myoclonus (149 causes), Convulsions (570 causes), Generalized anxiety disorder, Tic disorders, Tourette syndrome
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