A 28-year-old female asked:
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gradually over 1 yr my healthy active 10yr female developed invol head tics and now arm tics at the elbow/shoulder. we are very concerned.?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Question is..,: Is she taking any medications ? This could be side effect from meds she is taking. If not , she needs to be evaluated by her pediatrician and referred to neurologist for further diagnostic tests
Answered on Oct 20, 2012
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Dr. Patience Williams
36 years experience Pediatrics
See your pcp.: Is your child been placed on any medications prior to the onset of the tics or any recent illnesses? Have her evaluated by her primary care physician who will refer her to a neurologist if he or she is unable to determine a cause. Dr. Patience.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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