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Why is my lower lip twitching

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Myoclonus: End stage COPD can lead to a drop of oxygenation in your blood (hypoxia) despite getting supplemental oxygen and can lead to muscle twitching. See you... Read More
Dr. Setu Vora
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Not normal: With severe COPD comes anxiety and often that can be manifested by quivering lips. Is there any tingling sensation? Any issues with hand spasms? In ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: If this is a dose/medication related issue, this should disappear as you continue your taper.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
SeveralPossibilities: Most cases of a twitching lip may be due to stress, fatigue, emotion, excessive caffeine intake or some deficiency in the diet such as potassium. Lip ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Magnesium: Stress is factor, but try some extra magnesium and that might help the twitch.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
ER Now!: Could be many things, but you need more data available than from your brief history. You need immediate lab tests and possible imaging as well as a th... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Facial tic: Can be a result of excessive caffeine and lack of sleep. Stress can also be a factor. Most of the time no cause is ever found or proven. These go away... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: Facial muscles have a tendency for rapid contraction (fasciculation). This is harmless and will go away spontaneously.
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Dr. Joel Teig
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Nerve or muscle: Depsending on the tooth extracted,. Some teeth have nerves running very close to their roots and can be traumatized by pressure or inflammation from ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Coleman
General Practice 25 years experience
Maybe an infection: Or a blocked salivary gland in your lip. Get it checked out by your physician.
A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Low magnesium: can produce muscle twitches. Please see your doc first to rule out other causes. He/she may test your magnesium level if indicated. You can suppleme... Read More

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