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... For some time now, I've been experiencing these "twitches" on my body. I usually have many of them going on all over me -- though they are most frequent in my legs. There is no pain involved, but they are extremely annoying, especially when I'm trying go to sleep. (I've also been getting cramps, especially at night, mostly in my legs.) From what I've come across on the... (4 replies)
... oticing muscle weakness, or any other symptoms with it, then it could be something more sinister. After I got the test done, it put my mine at ease. They call it benign fasciculation syndrome because they can't find a cause. ... (2 replies)
... m not convinced I have MS or ALS. There's no pain or severe cramping or anything, just muscle twitches I can see through the skin if I happen to look. Is this Benign Fasciculation Syndrome? ... (2 replies)

... I think I have benign fasciculation syndrome. It affects the top of my left shoulder, arm and neck. It seemed to start last winter and seems to be getting worse. ... (3 replies)
... As long as there is no other symptoms, it's probably benign. I have had twitches in my legs and other parts for 5 years. The next time you go to the doctor. bring it up again. The good thing is that you have had them for 5 years and I assume no other symptoms. That is a good thing. If you get anything like muscle weakness, you need to get in right away. (4 replies)
... rt palpitations with faintness. For the past 6 years, I have had a history of palpitations stemming from an ablation in 2006 for PSVT. I have had very regular, benign PVCs and PACs, most likely as a complication of the procedure since then. These new palpitations were something completely different and were rather alarming. ... (1 replies)
... and I then learned of ALS and my twitches exploded all over. I went to a neurologist in March who did not want to do the EMG and she said it was something called benign fasciculation syndrome. It took some time but the twitches became less frequent but never went away. ... (2 replies)
... t me know. Nurse practitioner had never seen a case where the twitches were benign. However, all of my reading on the internet showed there was such a thing as Benign Fasciculation Syndrome. It is just annoying! Any suggestions? ... (2 replies)
... test. It will determine if your nerves and muscles are normal. I just had one done last week and I feel much better about it. He says all is normal. He calls it benign Fasciculation Syndrome. Mine are constant, they never stop completely. At times they can really be twitching. ... (9 replies)
... Not to sound like a broken record on this thread, but one possibility that many of you may want to look into is the simple fact that fluoroquinolone antibiotics (such as Cipro, Levaquin, Tequin, Avelox, Floxin, etc...) are notorious for causing nearly every symptom that has been mentioned here. Side effects from this class of drugs can appear long after (months, sometimes... (57 replies)
... infectious benign fasciculation syndrome, eventually it should stop. ... (0 replies)
... I had an MRI a few years ago to rule out MS, that was normal. Seen the neurologist a month or so ago about the twitching and he diagnosed it as BFS, benign fasciculation syndrome. Now the jerking has started so I'm off to see my family Doc today. ... (57 replies)
Sep 24, 2007
... Benign Fasciculation Syndrome. That is diagnosed when they can't find a cause of this particular symptom. ... (3 replies)
... As yourself, I suspect to have BFS. Twitches started in my right triceps, to be then noticed within a week in all my body, no exception. Some cramps, but rarely. The muscle popping/twitching stops during physical activity, to be far more noticeable at bedtime and early in the morning. Tiredness makes it worse. From time to time I've noticed weakness, but always resolving.... (2 replies)
... i'm having the same problem can anyone tell me what are the causes of has me in fear because i have very high cholesterol. (2 replies)
... It could be benign fasciculation syndrome. ... (57 replies)
... Thank you for your advice, I have had no other symptoms with the muscle twitches in my calves or feet and have had no weakness. Someone told me it was "jumping calves" and that it was common. I tried to find information on that but couldn't find any. I will definately ask my doctor the next time I go in. (4 replies)
... I have had muscle twitching in my calves for 5 years or so and its gone down into my feet. It doesn't hurt at all but it never stops, the muscles are always moving. I've asked a doctor a couple of years ago and they don't seem to think its anything. Should I be worried? (4 replies)
... Have you seen a neurologist?There is medication to help the muscle spasms.I have ms and my neuro provided me with zanaflex,it has done wonders. Toni (4 replies)
... lately. Like you, there's no pain involved, but it is EXTREMELY annoying, especially when trying to sleep! On the net I've come across something called "Benign Fasciculation Syndrome. ... (2 replies)

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