Symptom: Muscle twitch
Muscle twitch: Small muscle spasms
Introduction: 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.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Muscle twitch:
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Types of Muscle twitch: twitches (9)
Symptoms related to Muscle twitch: muscle spasms (157), tics (0), muscle symptoms (208), twitching (9), tremor (0)
Muscle twitch type of: Muscle spasms (157)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Muscle twitch: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Muscle twitch as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Other types of movement symptoms or disorders that might be imprecisely called a twitch include:
- Psychological disorders that may cause muscle twitch include:
Conditions listing symptoms: Muscle twitch: 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.
Conditions listing complications: Muscle twitch: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle twitch' or similar listed as a 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.
Last revised: Nov 21, 2003
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