Leg Pain Muscle Twitching

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Definition

Muscle twitches are fine movements of a small area of muscle.


Alternative Names

Muscle fasciculation; Fasciculations of muscle


Considerations

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber.

Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of a nervous system disorder.


Common Causes
  • Diet deficiency
  • Drug overdose (caffeine)
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