Palo Alto, CA
A 25-year-old male asked:
My tongue/jaw has been twitching for over 4 months. nothing happens when the muscles are at rest, but if i flex my tongue or shift my jaw so that my canines touch, my tongue or the whole jaw will start twitching uncontrollably. any ideas for causes?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stuart Hickersonanswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Jaw: Hemifascial spasm, TMJ problem or Tic disorder all possibilities.
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Dr. Arnold Malermananswered
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Twitching: Would recommend that you see a Neurologist for evaluation.
102 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 13, 2020
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