Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Muscle Twitching (Painless) And Numbness Or Tingling

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Muscle twitching (fasciculations) is seen in motor neuron disorders like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It is also seen in radiculopathies (spinal nerve irritation or compression), peripheral nerve compression like carpal tunnel or ulnar entrapment at the elbow, but these are usually painful! It also occurs with metabolic disorders such as thyrotoxicosis, tetany, and anticholinesterase overdoses. Call your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

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