Twitches are common and very rarely a sign of anything serious. They often go away on their own, but see a GP if a twitch lasts more than 2 weeks.
Most people get twitches from time to time.
They're often linked to:
They can affect any part of the body. Twitches in the eyes or legs are particularly common.
You may also have tingling or cramps (spasms) in the same area.
A twitch may come and go, but will normally stop in a few days or weeks.
There isn't usually any treatment for it.
There are some things you can do to help:
Your GP may:
Most twitches aren't caused by a medical condition.
But a twitch that doesn't go away or occurs with other symptoms could be something like: