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Causes Of Grimacing
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 Grimacing: People may be uncomfortable around others who grimace as grimacing typically reflects pain or discomfort. It is human nature to avoid situations that lead to pain and discomfort and so it is a reflex to be uncomfortable and want to avoid a potentially-painful situation. ...Read more
I'm starting to experience uncontrollable facial grimacing to the point that it hurts. What's happening?
Facial grimacing in my sleep. Myoclonus? The grimacing only happens a few times while sleeping. Usually it wakes me up. Possibly of being seizures?
See your PCP: I will recommend a general check up with your PCP, he/she will conduct preliminary evaluation and refer you to a specialist if need be. Your symptom is non-specific and may or may not be serious. It's very difficult to give a good answer without proper history and examination. ...Read more
Nervous habits: Many normal children have nervous habits. Common is rubbing nose, sniffing, clearing throat, as well as biting nails, picking nose , etc. Grimace and head toss and blinking are also common. These usually become less prominent with time. Rare cases may progress and become disruptive. These may meet criteria for tourette syndrome, but still may be able to be managed without medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For last 2 years have hypoglycemia through the day will drop to 45-70 due HKPP I believe. Could this cause diabetic neuropathy?
Totally confused: You think you have HKPP, an exceedingly rare disease. Why? Do you become completely paralyzed at times? Hypoglycemia may precipitate HKPP, not the reverse. Diabetes is a condition of persistently HIGH blood sugar, not low. Sounds like you've been doing "research" (grimace) on the Web & misinterpreted or misunderstood everything you've read. Need to find someone who will explain it all to you. ...Read more
Two thoughts: The possibilities here are numerous, but at least two that come to mind are 1) childhood developmental factors, and 2) anger as covering over other feelings. For the first one, if children aren't taught to deal with anger early on, they'll have trouble with it later. For the second one, anger can sometimes be an internal defense against other, more troubling feelings that are harder to express. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reintroducing grains after paleo, and i feel sick. Is my body freaking out from "foreign objects" or did grain-free cause grain intolerance?
This is the norm: Grains are really hard on a person's gut but for most of us our gut gets used to it. However, when you stop eating grains for a time and then add them back you are asking your gut to adjust too quickly to eating grains. Your experience is the norm rather than the exception. Were you to keep eating grains things would eventually improve though they will never feel as good as not eating them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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