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Lip Smacking Seizure
I'm worried because my lip is swollen bad on the left side, i had a seizure last weekend, is there any possible relation, what do you suggest?
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical ...Read more
Hi I continue to bite my lip while I'm sleep & cannot stop until I wake up then I cough.... Am I having seizures??
Considerations: Would be reluctant to diagnose nocturnal seizures based upon your description, as a sleep disorder would be more likely, such as sleep apnea, but also nocturnal bruxism. Would start with an overnight sleep study, and proceed based on outcomes. Should be an easy benign answer, and perhaps a night splint would solve the issues. ...Read more
I do not what it called I have been daydreaming they lip read and I talk back it might be the absence seizures I'm having to cause this?
Video: Absence seizures can manifest in a lot of different ways. Would suggest evaluation w/ your neurologist. A video recording of your symptoms when they occur May help Dr make a determination ...Read more
Hi I continue to bite my bottom lip very hard to the point where my teeth get stuck in my lip. All of this happens while I am sleep and I wake up coughing. Is it a Seizure or stress related please help?
Panic attack or storke or seizure or migraine w/aura doc did test says im fine i worry alot, hand lip get tingle and burry vision are the symptoms?
Some possibilities..: Lip smacking can be the result of a variety of different issues. It could nothing more than a behavioral habit, or it could represent an adaptive response to a new oral prosthetic device. It can also be a manifestation of neurological issues, such as dementia, parkinson's disease, or tardive dyskinesia. Especially if it is accompanied by other symptoms, it should be investigated by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A habit: That is a learned habit. Getting rid of it required concentrated efforts to "unlearn" it. ...Read more
What is the cause of lip smacking when speaking? Could a mild stroke be the cause of the lip smacking? How do you treat lip smacking?
LipSmacking=Behavior: All living creature behaviors=expressions of their anatomic features exhibiting the behavior. The only way complex/coordinated/changeable behaviors are achieved is by nervous system/brain control of their anatomy, by the mind within the brain driving the behavior. Does this mean conscious awareness? No! Why? Because most behaviors=expressions of non-conscious activity. Stroke? =Yes. Retraining. ...Read more
Change in awareness: By definition, a seizure causes an alteration of consciousness, and most pts have complete amnesia for the spell. However, the convulsion consists of rhythmical contractions of the arms and legs with possible bowel/bladder loss and tongue biting, with period of subsequent confusion. A complex partial seizure maybe associated with lip smacking, verbalizations, bizarre posturing, sensory phenomena. ...Read more
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