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Can you develop facial tics by purposely twitching for to long?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No: Tics are stereotyped movements that are sudden and purposeless. Tics are exacerbated by stress and disappear during sleep.

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Last updated Sep 16, 2014

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