Muscle Twitching

Muscle twitching, otherwise called muscle fasciculation, is an involuntary contraction of muscles. The common causes of muscle twitching are dehydration, stress and anxiety, after physical activity, too much caffeine intake, cigarette smoking, nutritional deficiencies, and drug overdose. Muscle fasciculations are also seen in severe conditions like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), damage to the nerves, muscular atrophy, etc.

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How to stop the muscle spasm in lips?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a muscle spasm on the right side of the lip that has been going on for a little over 12 hours and it is a constant muscle spasm. It goes on for like a minute or two and then stops for a few seconds and happens again. I have had muscle spasms before but never one to last thi...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and I want to explain something about lip twitching. You told that you have muscle spasm on the right side of the lip, this condition is known as lip twitching. It is not a serious symptom. So do not worry. It will happen because of...  Read Full »

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