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Dr. James Lin
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Facial Grimacing (Overview)

called a TIC Seen in Tourette's Syndrome among other neurologic conditions! Hope this is helpful Dr Z


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What could be a cause of uncontrollable facial grimacing?

What could be a cause of uncontrollable facial 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 as well. Stop taking anything you don't absolutely need and go to a clinic or ED if it keeps up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
2 doctors shared insights

Facial Grimacing (Overview)

called a TIC Seen in Tourette's Syndrome among other neurologic conditions! Hope this is helpful Dr Z


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What could be a cause of uncontrollable facial 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 as well. Stop taking anything you don't absolutely need and go to a clinic or ED if it keeps up. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Facial grimacing?

What is the definition or description of: Facial grimacing?

Often: Called a TIC

Seen in Tourette's Syndrome among other neurologic conditions!

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm starting to experience uncontrollable facial grimacing to the point that it hurts. What's happening?

I'm starting to experience uncontrollable facial grimacing to the point that it hurts. What's happening?

Neurologist: Need an exam by neurologist, as there could be multiple causes for this symptoms from Bell's palsy to dental problem to migraine or seizure activity. Best bet is to get examined. ...Read more

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What causes people to be uncomfortable with facial grimacing?

What causes people to be uncomfortable with facial grimacing?

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

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Facial grimacing in my sleep. Myoclonus? The grimacing only happens a few times while sleeping. Usually it wakes me up. Possibly of being seizures?

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

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Brown facial marks. Is this normal?

Brown facial marks. Is this normal?

Melasma: Melasma is a common condition that causes brown patches to the face. A medical provider can prescribe creams to lighten these areas. You should also make sure you protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen or a wide-brimmed hat to deflect the sun rays when outside. ...Read more

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Do facials help hydradenitis supparativa?

Do facials help hydradenitis supparativa?

No: Hidradenitis affects lymph nodes: usually in the groin or armpits. Facials will have no effect, either positive or negative. ...Read more

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What might cause bilateral facial spasms?

What might cause bilateral facial spasms?

Muscle dysfunction: Facial spasms can occur for different reasons ranging from muscle dysfunction to stress. Some medical illnesses can also cause such spasms. Consult an orofacial pain dentist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: facials?

What is the definition or description of: facials?

Facials-defined: Facials are a classic way to improve and maintain healthy skin. They have the added benefit of being relaxing.
Facials typical begin with cleansing the skin, followed by exfoliation and skilled extractions of blackheads or whiteheads as needed. A mask may then be applied to hydrate, firm, strengthen or calm the skin. Facials usually end with application of a moisturizer or moisturizing sunscreen. ...Read more

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I'm curious what occurs during a massage & facial?

I'm curious what occurs during a massage & facial?

`Move lymph .RelaxS: MASSAGE IS OF FOUR TYPES. DEEP AND KNEEDING CAN HURT TOO. MOSTLY PEOPLE RECEIVE COMFORTABLE PRESSURE AND MOVEMENTS OF HANDS TO MOVE LYMPH AND IT MOVES BLOOD.TOXINS REMOVED FROM TIRED MUSCLES. SKIN IRRITATION IS COMMON IF OIL IS NOT USED.IT RELAXES AND SOME EVEN SLEEP AS RELAXATION IS TOO MUCH.IT HELPS AFTER TRAUMA, ACCIDENTS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS, SPASM OF MUSCLES,P M & R useas TREATMENT ...Read more

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What causes frequent blinking and facial scrunching in kids?

What causes frequent blinking and facial scrunching in kids?

Many possible causes: Frequent blinking and squinting most like represents an imflammatory condition of the eyelid edges called blepharitis. You should see an eye md. ...Read more

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What are the facial expressions all humans use to convey emotion?

What are the facial expressions all humans use to convey emotion?

It's a "rainbow": The major facial expressions universally recognized include happiness, fear, surprise, delight, doubt, these are hardwired, independent of spoken language. ...Read more

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How to make my face fat?

How to make my face fat?

Fillers, weight gain: Loss of facial volume is common in patients with weight loss, malignancy, chronic diseases like hiv. This wasted appearance can be improved by techniques to increase the volume. Weight gain with increase calorie intake. Fat transfer with fat grafts from the abdomen to the face. Facial fillers with strategic volume replacement. Physician review is necessary to make educated recommendations. ...Read more

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Are avocado facials good?

Are avocado facials good?

Av0cado facials: For most people avocado facials would not hurt. If anything they can provide moisture and lubrication to the skin.
Some people can be allergic to avocado. If they eat avocado, melons, bananas etc they can have itching in the mouth. This is known as oral allergy syndrome. These people are usually very allergic to pollen also one can also develop contact rash or dermatitis with avocado skin. ...Read more

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How to reduce facial oil?

How to reduce facial oil?

Gentle baby soap+: Gentle baby soap washing followed by a light application of witch hazel (seabreeze) on a cotton ball- 2-3 times daily. Let the witch hazel air dry- it is an astringent. ...Read more

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Health tips for the face?

Health tips for the face?

A healthy face: Minimize sun exposure, use sunscreen, stay well hydrated, avoid smoking, get sufficient sleep, keep your bones healthy, eat a well-balanced diet and engage in regular aerobics activity to maintain good circulation and always wear your face with a smile. ...Read more

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How can we clean our face?

How can we clean our face?

Gentle Soap: I recommend using a gentle soap (and warm water) such as Unscented Dove or Eucerin. Cleanse twice each day. Rinse with cool water. If you have particularly oily skin use an astringent 1-2 times/day to wipe oil away as well. Also avoid touching your face unless you have washed your hands to avoid clogging pores. ...Read more

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How to get a radiant face?

How to get a radiant face?

Appearance: Eat a plant based diet, similar to the mediterranean diet, exercise aerobically at least 4 to 6 times a week for a minimum of 40 minutes, get 8 hours sleep per night, limit alcohol consumption and maintain positive relationships. Best. ...Read more

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What can solve acny in face?

What can solve acny in face?

See doctor: You have acne on your face. You can see a doctor who may give you a medication to kill the bacteria causing acne. You will have to make sure you maintain good hygiene habits as well. Most patients do well after starter. ...Read more