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Tremors and twitching: Tremors and twitching are small spasms or involuntary rapid contractions and relaxations of muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Tremors and twitching, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Tremors and twitching:
Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Tremors and twitching:
Resting tremor (9 causes), Benign essential tremor, Alcoholic tremor, Parkinson's disease, Old age, Action tremor (6 causes), Flapping tremors, Respiratory failure (222 causes), Renal failure (115 causes), Hepatic failure (83 causes), Cardiac failure
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