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These count as hypnic jerks? 1 leg rapidly kicking for a sec, body twitching at the shoulder, finger tapping, & lips puckering while trying to sleep.
See below: From just the description you have listed, it may be a partial complex seizure. Are you aware of all of that occurring? It is recommended you consult with a neurologist for evaluation and treatment of these episodes. Hope that answers your question. ...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
Involuntary movements an issue? Have invol. Movements only when I try sleeping. Lip puckering/ twitching. Jaw moving. Muscle twitch. Face twitching.
Could be normal.: Involuntary movements may occur during the dreaming phase of sleep. Some people may have difficulty getting to sleep because they worry a lot and when they finally fall asleep their muscles twitch which can cause them to wake up. It can also happen when you are very tired and yet you may have a hard time to relax and sleep. I wouldn't worry too much about this. ...Read more
Frequent headaches, trouble walking, not stumbling, just have trouble actually making my legs move. Limb jerking, lip puckering, disorientation after.?
See a neurologist: The symptoms that you described may indicate the need to see a neurologist. To receive the best care, you should always first consult your primary care physician, and he/she might refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more
How can you tell if your cervix is closed and meaning your pregnant? Mine is very high up, and fells sort of like puckered lips, and my walls are soft
See an OB-GYN!: You say you are 4 weeks pregnant -- I assume you did a pregnancy test and found this out. Stop trying to feel your own cervix and uterus and see an OB-GYN doctor. Let them examine you and/or do the necessary tests to determine if you are still pregnant. ...Read more
In general how likely is it that in surgery to remove macular pucker a gas bubble is put in requiring face down head positioning.
Well: This is a question only your ophthalmologic surgeon I doctor can answer. Please contact them for specific advice ...Read more
Chapped lips are often caused by wetting them and having them wind dried. Moisturizers like chap stick do help an avoiding licking your lips especially in the winter.
If it is a severe problem see a dermatologist to make sure you do not have any medical condition or immune disorder. ...Read more
Venous lakes: Most of the time these collections of blood vessels called venous lakes and can be treated with laser. If in doubt ask your primary care doctor. If they are in doubt have them refer you to a specialist. A dermatologist, facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon should be able to help you. ...Read more
LikelyMuscleFatigue: A very high likelihood that this is a very short lived condition it is unlikely to be anything serious. ...Read more
Matter of taste?: Potaytoe or potahhtoe? Tomaytoe or tomahhtoe? Big breasts or petite perky ones? Small buttock or bodacious bootie? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It's all a matter of personal taste and style. There are no absolutes. ...Read more
Chelitis: Chapped lips (cheilitis) are lips that appear dry, scaly, and may have one or more small cracks (fissures). Often, the lips are sensitive, and there may or may not be redness (erythema) and swelling (edema) present. Retinoids (isotretinoin and acitretin) are the most frequent drug-induced causes for chapped lips. Lip licking can also cause this condition. ...Read more
Surgery: If you truly have lips that are overly large and this is something that you cannot live with, then a properly trained, experienced plastic surgeon can offer you surgical correction of the problem. He or she will discuss all of your optons and pick the right one for you. Please make sure that the surgeon you pick has experience and an artistic sense. But surgery is really your only real option. ...Read more
Yes: Smoking speeds up the normal aging process leading to wrinkles. This occurs as early as 5-10 years after starting smoking & the effects are magnified with sun exposure. The skin damage is from the nicotine which causes narrowing of the blood vessels impairing blood flow to your skin leading to decreased oxygen, nutrients & vitamins. Also collagen & elastin fibers are damaged by toxins in smoke. ...Read more