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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
TOURETTE SYNDROME: Dx is clinical : facial grimacing, head jerking, blinking, simple tics tocomplex tics, vocal tics.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
Severe tic syndrome: Multiple tics associated with snorting, sniffing, involuntary vocalizations, and troublesome compulsive and aggressive impulses constitute the major f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Tourette's syndr TS: Unfortunately, standardized and large enough drug trials in ts patients fulfilling evidence based medicine standards are still scarce. As first-line t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Tics: Multiple motor tics & at least one vocal tic that have lasted for at least a year. If there were tic-free periods, they lasted no longer than two mont ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Many things: Some studies show that 1/3 of tourette's is result of a strep infection in susceptible people called panda's. Other 2/3 occur in patients with a famil ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
29 years experience in Psychiatry
See a doctor: Tourette's disorder is a neurological condition that begins in childhood. Although there's no cure, you can live a normal life span with tourette synd ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Tourette syndrome: Is inherited disease with no cure but there is treatment for it.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
40 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Syndromes differ: As opposed to a disease where we understand some basic pathophysiology, a syndrome is a collection of symptoms for which there is no clear underlying ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Most don't: Inappropriate sexual behaviors would be very rare for somebody with tourette syndrome unless they had a second problem.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
26 years experience in Pediatrics
D/w your doctor: This is best discussed with your doctor. The guidelines for Tourettes recently changed. A summary is here: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/tourette/diagn ... Read More

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