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Several months ago I developed twitching in both calves. I experienced slight muscle atrophy in both legs. No weakness at all. I had a clean MRI, bloodwork, and my neorological exam was all normal. Ne… read more
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I've been dealing with body wide muscle twitching, pre
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I have had twitching since I was 18, but never really saw a
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