Yeah, me too. I got this thing. Decided to finally worry about it just today. Worried my thigh was picking up aberrations from my heart, or some clot in process was causing this. Reading everyone's experience here, wonder if nerves in area become conditioned to "hear" for cell vibe, maybe some kind of hypersensitivity results? Human thighs have been around for millions of years, but only in past few have been responding functionally to a cell vibe frequency. This could be some kind of short-term "trauma" to nerves and/or environmental phenomenon tricking nerves. I'm gonna keep my cell phone elsewhere and see if this crazy thing goes away in time.
This is nuts! Exactly the same thing happened to me today. Right thigh, in the pocket area. Instantly reached for my phone which I then realised I never keep in that pocket.
It's rhythmic but intermittent, I can go for hours without it and then suddenly it'll start up for an hour or so. I really didn't think I'd find anyone with the same problem on the internet whatsoever. I'm 28 years old and I'm in pretty reasonable shape. Guess I'll start eating bananas a little more and see what happens as a few people have suggested that.
How strange that no one seems to know the name of the affliction.
OMG im so glad I found this site
I too have been having the vibration like a cell phone going off. It started last Friday Sept 19 2009 at my doctor appointment after I had already seen him and as I was waiting to have blood work before going home. It just started for the first time, I thought I was nuts sitting there vibrating in my left leg near my groin area. Then I just thought it was some vibration from the parking garage as the clinic sits atop it, I didn't really think anything about it and then it just stoped. I came home about and hour later and put in a movie with surround sound and it started again I thought it was just the vibrations from the surround, but then it stoped and started up again later when I was standing in the kitchen making dinner. I thought I was going crazy. I waited 2 days after and it was still coming and going, I was worried it had something to do with my heart or blood pressure 168/110 so I called the DR, went in to a convient care clinic and of course by the time they got to me it stoped again. Dr said there is a long mussel there and it could be spasming and feel like a rubber band being pulled on or a vibration. Im not sure she really knew. I asked if she had heard of this before and she said no. Now it is the following Friday and it has continued all week off and on and as im typing this right now it is vibrating again. I however have no cell phone nor do I use one. So if anyone knows anything about this mysterious vibration please let us know. Pleaseeeeeeeeee
Just an update on mine. As with many people my vibrations eventually stopped. They ceased about 6 days after they started, I'm personally thinking it was either anxiety related or in some way connected to the pulling of a muscle or trapping of a nerve temporarily.
No one on any site seems to have ever come back and reported anything serious as a result of this. So the first thing I would do is relax if you find yourself suffering from it. Several people noted that it took weeks for it to disappear completely.
I have the vibration in my lower pelvic area also. It vibrates to my pulse beat at times. It seems to be worse after I jog. It drives me crazy. I don't carry my cell phone on me but I have thought a few times it was in my lap when the buzzing began.
I have had this same experience this week. I finally had to look it up. It happens exactly where my phone usually is next to my thigh in my left pant pocket. The weird thing is that I very rarely use my vibration feature. Maybe only once every few months.
It's a little like the feeling I've had before when a muscle is very tired and it sort of flutters.
i immediately post a reply to this thread without reading all posts because i feel the same thing. Howver, i find it amusing that i only feel the vibration now. I had my N70 phone before with also in vibration mode but i am not feeling the phantom vibration syndrome. Howver, now that my phone was change to nokia E51, i feel now the vibration. Is this because of the change in phone?
Also, recently i started playing badminton and i stretch my thighs a lot after badminton for cool down. I read from the earlier posts that the vibrations are like damging DNAs...so is it probably the stretching thing that cause or enhance this?
do you jog a lot? I play badminton a lot recently and i stretch my thighs after that so probably this is enhancing the vibration mode of the cell. I wasn't feeling this when i had the N70 mobile which is purely in vibration mode for around 1 year and i haven't been stretching my legs at that time.
some users here mentioned that they dont put in vibration on their cell but do some exercise. Well, i do a lot of it due to stretching and i have also my cell on vibration mode. I also have been taking iron supplement before i felt this so i am rich in iron. I have lost weight for a year now but i only feel this recently like two weeks ago. I feel this on my left thigh.
I would call this an internal vibration. i have had them for the past 3 months and my doctors says its anxiety. The vibratiosn I was feelinf during the day are gone but the nights ones are stilll there everynight. Anybody experiencing the vibrations at night?
Me and my girl experienced this too and both using phone in vibrating mode and the vibration goes around the pelvic area, now does anyone experience this without using the vibrating mode ??
Maybe I can start to isolate the issue and is anyone a good lawyer in this blog LOL
Wow.....I thought I was nuts til I read this blog. Thank you all. Mine started with a faint vibration in my left hand and forearm. First I thought it was my computer at work vibrating or the cell phone of the girl next to me. Til I felt it at home. Now my foot has the same thing. I'm a 49 year old female who takes high blood pressure meds for the last couple of years. I also lightly smoke and drink red wine socially. I don't think its my phone - it's always in my purse. If anyone finds out what is up, it would be nice to read about it - thanks!!
based on a few schools of string theory state that everything is a vibration a little string like object that reacts to certain frequencies. They have a new flute like tool that you breathe into that emits a certain frequency. that vibrates your cilia which are tiny hairs in your throat that breaks up phlegm and such in your lungs and chest. If you notice your on the computer and your phone rings it makes notice over your speakers its frequency interference if it can happen there why not in your body with your nerves which are electrically controlled. Also as thought your phone has a power device on it that emits a field of electrical discharge around it so that could pull the blood or electrical fields away like when you get crossover with electric lines.
Look, this is definitely NOT in my head. This has been driving me CRAZY for several months now. I broke down and Googled "vibration in thigh" and here I am, with tons of others with the same issues. I carry my Verizon LG w/bt capabilities in my left pants pocket. My upper thigh muscle vibrates now whether the phone is in this position or not. I moved it to my right pocket and now, just this evening my right muscle is beginning to vibrate. The weird thing about it all is that I've carried my phone this way for years, yet these symptoms just started showing up a few months ago. I've attempted to dismiss it as pinched nerve, cancer, parkinsons, heck I mean my imagination has run amok on this one. Any ideas would be helpful as not only is this unnerving, but it is actually kind of scary.
I have had the same vibration problem occur to me twice this year (separated by 8 months). Both times it was caused by overexertion due to lifting weights in the gym. The problem is a pinched nerve in the lower back near L4/L5. For me, it was the leg press machine that was the culprit. The sciatic nerve in the lumbar area was pinched thus causing the vibration first to occur in the bottom of the foot. The frequency and the strength the vibration increased until I was able to get more rest and stop weight training for several days. The vibration could eventually be felt in the leg and even in the lower torso.
hello my name is chris. hi everyone i have been experiencing this same phantom leg vibration for years upon years never thought about it till i seen a comercial today about it... i thought it was all in my head? then i come here and there are 4 years of people having the same issue strange, take thred pill or the green pill? i hate to change the subjuct but has anyone else experienced sounds of dogs barking that start of sounding digital then go normal or radio in your car doing the same or even sound that sound like poor satellite reception phasing in and out. alot of friends of mine also have had all these same concerns of the same issuse... NO JOKE WE MAY LIVE IN THE MATRIX and no i am not crazy... 1&1&1 is 3. Yeah it sound far fetched but it could be a glitch. IDK? What do youy guys think.
it as a form of conditioning maybe you get called at a certain time often your mind tells your body to feel vibrations so you can move your arm down to get it it will either go away with time or get worse
I thought I was going crazy. I'm amazed at the number of people who have this same, quirky thing happening to them. Mine started when I started carrying my BlackBerry Storm in my front pocket. Right now, as I am typing, the exact spot where my phone sits while in my pocket is pulsing like a dull phone vibration, in the same pattern as the phone vibration. It's a strange feeling. My family doctor said I need to check in with a neurologist to have it checked out more throughrougly. I did so and he told me it is very common and they (doctors) are not sure if this is harmful or not, but if it gets worse come back in for more testing. How odd. It does not hurt, but feels like someone is always calling.
dont worry people. I get thse all the tim eafter i excercise. im nearly defenetly sure its an exercise thing or when u stretch or sometimes even when u lay there. iv had them since i was little, never been worried realy. good luck
Just to add to it, I had this several years ago, went for an ultrasound and it showed nothing. Doctor was never really worried (but I wasn't too impressed with him). It lasted several days then stopped. You could have set your watch by it as it was so consistent. I've now got it again, on my second day. Definitely annoying, but like others have said, no pain, numbness etc. and eventually it goes away. I'm 52 so I guess it's just one of the many things I have to look forward to as I get older