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Im getting a pulsating in my chest after i sneeze, no, im

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Im getting a pulsating in my chest after i sneeze
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: no, im not taking medication. The pulsating is visible and I also get it when i turn over in bed
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about this?
Customer: I've got a telephone appt for saturday morning
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no im very fit and healthy
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 13 days ago.

What are your age and gender?

Do you have abdominal or jaw pain, sweating, shortness of breath, anxiety?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Male 47
No to everything
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 13 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 13 days ago.

Your symptoms are suggestive of fasciculation of the muscles.

Muscle fasciculation or muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in one particular area or the persistent and uncontrolled twitching of a muscle group in the distribution of a single nerve fiber or filament. Usually, they are benign and resolve on their own.

The common causes can be;

1) Idiopathic; no cause is ascertained and the majority falls in this group.

2) Increased caffeine intake

3) Increased alcohol intake

4) Medications

5) Deficiency in diet and nutrients / minerals

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