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A 49-year-old member asked:

Are motor and verbal tics the most common symptoms of tourette syndrome? are there any others?

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Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Pediatrics - Neurology 16 years experience
Yes: Tourette syndrome is defined as having the presence of multiple motor plus vocal tics lasting longer than 1 year with onset prior to 18 years old and not caused by another medical condition or medication. Adhd, ocd, anxiety and learning disorders are commonly associated with tourette syndrome.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Could motor and verbal tics be the only symptoms of tourette syndrome?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Yes but...: Tourette syndrome is often associated with (comorbidity) obsessive compulsive disorder or adhd.
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