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Doctor. I'm really worried because I've started gettin

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Hello doctor. I'm really worried because I've started getting body wide twitching, mostly in my legs, but it happens everywhere. It's been going on for about two weeks now. I went to a regular doctor and they performed strength and balance tests and I passed, they also took my blood and everything came out ok. I'm a 27 year old male. I'm scared it could be ALS? Do you know what it possibly could be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
As your doctor should have told you, this is benign fasciulations.
The majority of the time this is the case.
This resolves on its own.
It is worse with anxiety.
Or low magnesium, which can be checked.
It is not ALS.
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