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Why does tourette's syndrome always forces you to say negative or inappropriate words instead of nice ones?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 26 years experience
It doesn't: Most patients with tourette syndrome have throat clearing or a cough as their tic. It is actually very rare for patients with this disease to have whole words or phrases as their tic.
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