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originally posted by: seedyg
He could also have Tetany: Tetany or tetany seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them...Tetany is characterized by contraction of distal muscles of the hands (carpal spasm with extension of interphalangeal joints and adduction and flexion of the metacarpophalangeal joints) and feet (pedal spasm) and is associated with tingling around the mouth and distally in the limbs. You see it often in Mentally Ill people, people on certain drugs, especially Methamphetamine abusers, part of what we called in the 'hood: "tweaking". It is often caused by electrolyte imbalances in human beings.