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my son keeps twitching

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
I would certainly: Want his pediatrician to see him for an evaluation, but your worrying about it won't help you or your son.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Tic Disorders evolve: Over time. His 2 motor tics, facial twitches & moues (faces) can occur alone or as part of a neurodevelopmental disorder (asperger stndrome, adhd, or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
I'd check with the: General pediatrician first, but escalate to a pediatric neurologist before imaging. He needs a thorough exam to make sure these are not something to w ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Has he been: evaluated by a neurologist?
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Several things poss: What does your pediatrician say? Getting a pediatric neurologist to take a look at your son would be a good first step and then, they could potential ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Muscle twitch: Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor ne ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stacia Baker
27 years experience Family Medicine
Rec he see doctor: I am uncertain. twitching of the eye is common and usually benign but I would advise an appointment with his doctor
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Sort of: Eye twitching is associated wtih anxiety and fatigue, which is also common with a young child. Nursing, per se, is not related.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Twitching!: Not sure what below the sternum means (this is the center of your chest). Sounds like the eyelids are fluttering or "twitching", this is usually caus ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Twitching: His twitching may be reflexic but it could also possibly be a seizure. See your doctor and seee what thinks about getting an eeg.
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