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170 Possible Causes for Formication, Muscle Twitch

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Formication (sensory hallucination of insects crawling on/under skin, leading to obsessive scratching) and ulceration.[patient.info] twitching Risky sexual behavior Amphetamines are meant to produce short-term, immediate effects on the user.[projectknow.com] […] terrifying psychotic episodes that resemble schizophrenia, with visual or auditory hallucinations, delusions such as the sensation of insects creeping on the skin, known as "formication[minddisorders.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    twitches.[anxietynetwork.com] […] include anxiety, high levels of fear, nervousness, automatic negative emotional cycles, racing heart, blushing, excessive sweating, dry throat and mouth, trembling, and muscle[socialphobia.org] Aches, pains and tension in the muscles. Headaches. Twitching or trembling... Read More Related Questions & Answers Hello, I’m 24 and living in Europe.[mentalhelp.net]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    J Neuroimmunol. 2011 Apr;233(1-2):233-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2010.12.007. Epub 2011 Jan 26. Author information 1 Department of Pathology, McGill University, 3775 rue University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2B4. david.haegert@muhc.mcgill.ca Abstract We compared naïve CD4 and CD8 T-cell homeostasis in primary progressive[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    BACKGROUND: The role of cortical lesions (CLs) in disease progression and clinical deficits is increasingly recognized in multiple sclerosis (MS); however the origin of CLs in MS still remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: Here, we report a para-sulcal CL detected two years after diagnosis in a relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS)[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    twitching and spasms (tetany) that affect the mouth, throat, arms, and hands Seizures Brittle nails Patchy hair loss Fatigue or weakness Painful menstruation Dry skin Headaches[tgh.org] Tetany might also include muscle discomfort and twitches or spasms of the muscles of your face, throat or arms.[mayoclinic.org] Patients with hypoparathyroidism can experience numbness, tingling, muscle twitching, spasms or cramps, abnormal heart rhythm, and seizures as a consequence of low blood calcium[raredr.com]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    On clinical examination, muscle twitches of fingers of both hands, as well as the abductor halluces and the dorsal interossei muscles of the right foot were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The prognosis is further dependent on the amount of formic acid that has accumulated in the blood, with a direct correlation existing between the formic acid concentration[emedicine.medscape.com] They include: Numbness or reduced sensation Tingling Pain, often a burning or sharp, cutting sensation Sensitivity to touch Muscle twitches Muscle weakness Difficulty with[uvahealth.com]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    In addition to spastic paraparesis, sensory (including leg formications) and bladder dysfunction may occur.[clinicalgate.com] Lower motor neuron disease causes weakness, loss of muscle ("atrophy") and muscle twitching ("fasciculations").[neurology.emory.edu] Apraxia (Medical Encyclopedia) Hand or foot spasms (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle atrophy (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle function loss (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle twitching[icdlist.com]

  • Myelitis

    […] transverse myelitides may be summed up as follows : usually a prodromal stage which is characterized by pain in the back, paresthesias in girdle form, sensation of drawing and formication[educalingo.com]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Other clues to Lyme disease have been identified, although these have not been consistently present in each patient: numbness and tingling, muscle twitching, photosensitivity[web.archive.org]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Their most common hallucination is formication, the sensation of bugs crawling on the skin.[emedicine.medscape.com] Some cocaine users report feelings of restlessness, irritability, anxiety, panic, and paranoia. 2 Users may also experience tremors, vertigo, and muscle twitches. 2 Severe[drugabuse.gov] […] personality and behavior such as: rapid speech, a shortened attention span, mood swings, anxiety attacks, depression, hyperactivity, aggressive or violent behavior, and formication[axistreatmentwest.com]

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