I had a minor hamstring injury last month and currently, I am receiving physical therapy. In addition, I visited a neurologist for peripheral neuropathy in my foot. Last year my neurologist diagnosed me with benign fasciculation syndrome (BFS). After the injury, I am getting twitches in the injured leg most of the time that is in my right thigh for past three weeks. But, there is no clinical weakness. I can also induce a twitch by tapping the injured inner knee area. My leg injury appears to responding slowly to the physical therapy. My question is, is it possible to self-induce a twitch in BFS? I heard that also in ALS condition one can self-induce twitch. This is bothering me now. Please explain.
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I am suffering with BFS over a year now. I used to get muscle twitches daily. But this week I noticed that if I tap in one small spot in the injured hamstring area occasionally I am getting a response twitch. My neurologist today advised me to take vitamin D supplement and my magnesium is normal. I do not have any thyroid problem as per recent blood test. There is no tongue twitching. I do not have any associated problems with this.
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Idiopathic.Investigations to be done:
1. Reduce stress.
2. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.
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