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Causes Of A Facial Tic
Dystonic reaction: is another possibility. Can't see what meds you're on, but read carefully any side effects and if dystonic reaction is one of them, this could well be the culprit. Street drugs can be contaminated, and do this also. Stop taking anything you don't absolutely need and go to a clinic or ED if it keeps up. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facial injury/disord: A variety of facial disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be: Most likely they are benign and not a sign of a big problem but first determine what is causing the spasms. It could be an indication of serious underlying disease that requires treatment. Central tumors or hormone dysfunction or electrolyte abnormalities are just a few of the causes which should be treated and not ignored. ...Read more
Unlikely: If the eyelid twitching is the only symptom, it is unlikely that it is a seizure. Twitching of eyelids is a common tic or something called blepharospasm. Blepharospasm can be caused by dry eyes, stress, or tiredness. If it is troublesome, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: Many, many causes from temporary gas to a nasty disease. ...Read more
Parkinson's ?: Certain neurological diseases maybe associated with lack of facial expression or a "masked facies". Parkinson's disease or lewy body disease may present witih masked facies and be associated with dementia, but a lack of expression alone is not enough to make an association with dementia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Involuntary twitches: Repetitive involuntary motor twitches which are not simple habits or even repetitive speech utterances. In cases where motor tics progress to facial and vocal expressions, sometimes tourette's disorder must be considered, but simple tics can be more frequent in individuals with family history, or sometimes can be produced by stimulant medications often used dto treat adhd. ...Read more
Many: Facial tics can be developmental (occurring as normal development signs in 6-8 year olds), or part of a motor movement disorder (such as tourette's) . Sometimes tics can be an adverse effect from medications. Also, tics can be caused by a neuroautoimmune process called panda's. See: intramural.Nimh.Nih.Gov/pdn/web.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get episodes of full body tremor. Is this a sign of a serious neurological problem? P.s I may have a type of dysautonomia.
You need to be seen: Talk to either your parents or other person who can help you connect with a doctor to evaluate these episodes. Without more descriptions as to what's going on when you have these tremors it's hard to say how serious or not these episodes are. If you already have a doctor who regularly follows you then, call them and set up an appointment. ...Read more
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