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Twitching in lip area, chin, pulsating nerve. On low carbohydrate diet, drinking diet soda. Causes?

So I have had a twitch for about 6 days or so in my bottom right lip area (not on lip, but area under lip and close to right side of chin ..... had it one time before about a year ago, and it last for about 7-10 days....feels like a slight jumping nerve. I am nervous about it, and I have no other symptoms of anything, as I am in good health. I eat a low carb diet , drink diet sodas, and salty foods. Any feedback?
Asked On : Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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Your condition seems to be called as myokemia which is a small muscles twitching does not necessarily be life threatening.It is usually caused by stress, fatigue , excessive intake of caffeine etc or for unknown reasons. However if it does not subside in a 4 week time period please consult your physician. You need some destressing and relaxation. If it does not resolve then some nerve compression could be thought of and you would require to be consulted by a neuoro physician.
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