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52 Possible Causes for Muscle Twitch, Piloerection

  • Heroin Withdrawal

    Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, muscle spasms, piloerection, hypertension, tachycardia, anxiety, irritability, disturbed sleep and increased craving for heroin[symptoma.com] Cold chills, tremors and digestive issues (diarrhea & vomiting) Nervous behavior Muscle twitches Intense cravings Inpatient Heroin Detox The goal of an inpatient detox is[watersedgerecovery.com] […] runny nose], urinary frequency Diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting Muscle spasm leading to headaches, backaches, e.g. cramps, twitching, arthralgia [joint pain] Piloerection[withdrawal.org]

  • Status Epilepticus

    The electrical impulses can be transmitted to the muscles, causing twitches or convulsions. Causes of Epilepsy There are around 180,000 new cases of epilepsy each year.[webmd.com] Subtle manifestations such as twitching of the limbs, or facial muscles or nystagmoid eye jerking. 42. definitions of nonconvulsivestatus epilepticus (a) Unequivocal electrographic[de.slideshare.net]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    […] release and vasoconstriction lead to hypertension associated with headache, bradycardia, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, sweating, flushing, tingling, nasal congestion, piloerection[acog.org]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    […] release and vasoconstriction lead to hypertension associated with headache, bradycardia, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, sweating, flushing, tingling, nasal congestion, piloerection[acog.org]

  • Black Widow Spider Bite

    Within 1 h after envenomation, there may be progression to persistent local pain, diaphoresis, erythema, and piloerection at the bite site.[msdmanuals.com] Mild: Pain restricted to the bite site, normal vital signs Moderate: Diaphoresis and piloerection in the area of the bite, cramping pain in large muscle groups of the trunk[msdmanuals.com]

  • Rabies

    Fasciculations and piloerection. Ascending paralysis or symmetric quadriparesis.[patient.info]

  • Epilepsy

    These seizures produce muscle twitches, convulsions and loss of consciousness. People with this type of epilepsy do not remember having a seizure.[faculty.washington.edu] During an attack, these discharges may cause: twitching of the muscles abnormal sensations (eg tingling on one side of the body or awareness of a strange taste or smell) emotional[netdoctor.co.uk] […] in arms, legs, back, and chest become stiff Clonic phase: jerking and twitching muscles Duration of up to three minutes As your body starts to relax and you slowly regain[verywell.com]

  • Opioid Withdrawal

    Classic symptoms of withdrawal, such as piloerection, chills, severe diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, myoclonus, and mydriasis, were not noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Grade 0: craving, anxiety, drug-seeking behavior Grade 1: yawning, sweating, lacrimation, rhinorrhea Grade 2: mydriasis, gooseflesh, muscle twitching, anorexia Grade 3: Insomnia[behavenet.com] […] the following, developing within minutes to several days after Criterion A: dysphoric moods nausea or vomiting muscle aches lacrimation or rhinorrhea pupillary dilation, piloerection[larasig.com]

  • Cold Exposure

    Tingling was felt all over my body and the muscles in my arms began to twitch ever so slightly.[dutchreview.com] […] metabolic reactions. [4] [5] Insulative actions are the first line of defense in thermoregulation and are metabolically cheap. [3] These include warmth-seeking behaviour, piloerection[examine.com]

  • Syncope

    Sometimes when people faint, their muscles twitch and their bodies make jerking movements; this can sometimes be confused with seizures but are not actual seizures.[cdc.gov] […] fingers prior to syncope Usually in context of an emotional situation Clinical evaluation Hypoglycemia Altered mental status until treated, onset seldom abrupt, sweating, piloerection[merckmanuals.com] Syncope is sometimes characterized by symptoms that mimic an epileptic seizure such as confusion muscle twitching, shaking, convulsions and physical collapse.[wwwp.medtronic.com]

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