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Lip Twitching Stroke
Need sleep eval: You may need a sleep study with a seizure montage to see what the exact cause is. See a sleep specialist who is also a neurologist and will be best trained to rule out a night time seizure disorder and a myoclonic disorder. After a careful history, it is possible that the neurologist will opt for a 72 hour seizure study first. Best wishes. ...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
Not sure: In general, swelling of a body part is NOT a neurological syndrome. There are few conditions like CRPS that are neurological and can cause swelling. A sudden swollen upper lip may have non-neurological causes like allergy, acute reaction, or other. You should have it checked out just to be sure. ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doubt it: Lip quivering can be due to drinking too much coffee or stress induced or even caused by facial twitching/tic. Although not entirely impossible, lip quivering caused by a tumor is less likely. If it is causing significant discomfort, i would consider follow up with a physician for the possibility of an imaging study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Developed strong spasms in my lower lip and minor spasms in upper lip and cheek after facial paralysis post surgery 15 months. Hemifacial spasm now?
Neck spasm caused head to spasm, eyes to twitch lips to twitch cheeks to twitch. side of my head twitch all day long this caused an aniexty attack y?
I hope you are: Writing this question from a bed in er! ...Read more
Facial nerve: facial nerve supplies the forehead muscles and anything that makes the facial nerve get active will cause this, idiopathic hemifacial spasm is the most common cause of this, sometimes it is from an actual compression of the facial nerve or due to its inflammation, consider neurological consultation for this issue as you need an MRI brain to r/o a mass and inflammation ...Read more
Als fear.muscles twitching randomly including eyelid.feel like arm is weak.thumb feels weird.normal neuro exam.als?scheduled for emg .
Left side = upper lip tingles + front upper tooth sensitivity. Right side = Lower lip burns and tongue tingles. Brain MRI was clear. Muscle tension?
Need more info: Symptoms are significant. This is either a neurological problem or more likely a dental problem. Please make an appointment with your dentist very soon. ...Read more
Lip twitch /tachycar: Please f/u with doc today and get EKG. May be too much caffeine/ energy drinks, electrolyte abnormality potassium, calcium , magnesium. May be hypo/hyperparathyroidism causing electrolyte abnormality or thyroid disease ( check TSH/T4).Rarely could be lyme, or MS or postura ltachycardia syndrome. F/U w/ doc today ...Read more
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more