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Over the past couple of months, I have been noticing a lower lip twitch off and on. What could be causing this?
Myokymia?: Random twitching of an eyelid or another small facial muscle, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. It can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see a doctor if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
3.5 weeks , upper left lip twitch few times a day, 3 to 5 sec, does not hurt, other times a tingle in area, long time now, should I worry now?
Can a untreated tooth pain cause a lip twitch intermittent does the nerves connected to the lip? Same side
Yes and yes: Sensory nerves to the teeth also go to the lip. Twitch not uncommon . Your body is telling you that you have an untreated infection that will only get worse, hurt more, and will spread to bone, gums, lymph nodes, etc. Get it treated now rather than dealing with the consequences. It will not get better by itself. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
The right side of my upper lip twitch and sometimes feels numb. Im 35 no real health problems that I'm aware of. Also when I write I can never write ?
Hyperventilation?: Hi, it's possible that you are breathing fast without knowing it and that could cause a transient drop in your blood calcium which could cause your numbness and twitching, blowing a paper bag might help. and I don't understand what you mean by not able to write, is that a new thing? Do you feel nervous when you are about to write? You might have Dysgraphia and I suggest that you see a neurologist. ...Read more
Can a dental proplem in one of my teeth cause intermittent lip twitch and continuous mild tingling tounge over many weeks does the nerves connected?
What kind of brain tumor can cause intermittent lip twitch and continuous mild tingling tounge for over many weeks do I need imaging?
Many causes, see MD: Are you worried about having a brain tumor? Or have you been diagnosed with something? Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. There are several things that can cause your symptoms that are not related to brain rumors . Some of these include trauma, vitamin deficiency, allergies, biting tongue, hormonal changes, ms, and nerve disease. See a doctor. Get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too vague: How old are you? Is the twitch intermittant or constant? How long do you have this? Is it getting worse or the same? Some are not significant, some can be pathological. You should have an exam to determine if you need a neurological consult. ...Read more
Here are some...: Don't suck or serve oral sex for men for 1 week and see. If the described twitching fades, you confirmed if it's related what you did. To suck right, you need to exert muscles around the mouth, chins, and jaw, in time resulting in muscle tiredness-related soreness and twitching. But over time, such twitching may ease like the effects on exercising muscles in arms or legs. More? Ask Doc... ...Read more
The centre dip just above my upper lip twitched a little bit yesterday but has been twitching all day today and feels like it's twitching harder..
Not normal: With severe COPD comes anxiety and often that can be manifested by quivering lips. Is there any tingling sensation? Any issues with hand spasms? In that case we think about your calcium level being low. If there are no symptoms of muscle weakness, flickering or fasciculations elsewhere, it is less likely to be a neurological condition. Try meditation-helps many of my patients with severe copd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been afraid to ask but for a month now off and on I have been having jerking movements and lip twitching. What causes this?
On clonazepam 0.5mg 1 daily for 19 months. Developed some lower lip twitching it's listed as a possible effect. I'm tapering now will it go away?
YES: If this is a dose/medication related issue, this should disappear as you continue your taper. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Twitching of the small muscles of the face is common, but rarely pathologic. This finding is most commonly associated with fatigue, overuse or other forms of stress. I would not be surprised if you are working long hours on something and not getting enough sleep. You can use B complex vitamins which some believe help with this symptom, but I suggest plenty of sleep and relaxation- be well! ...Read more
Hard to say.: These are not common side effects of either of these meds. Lip twitching can be due to a variety of other issues most of which are benign, but the facial soreness is a little bit more concerning. Really depends upon where the soreness is located. Could represent a variety of dermatologic conditions or even sinusitis or dental issues. ...Read more