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Occasional Facial Spasms
What is causing them: First determine what is causing the spasms first. It could be an indication of serious underlying disease that requires treatment. Central tumors or hormone dysfunction or electrolyte abnormalities are just a few of the causes which should be treated and not ignored. ...Read more
Usuall will resolve: Common facial spasms include rapid blinking, nose or mouth twitching. They may be due to an underling motor disorder or myopathy, but more commonly are stress related and resolve without complication. When smiling may be due to social anxiety and over eagerness. Stress management may be a useful approach. If this persists or worsens, see a neurologist. ...Read more
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?
Reduce stress: I think it really depends on what you mean. True spasms of facial muscles (intermittent tightening with or without pain) may be indicative of an underlying neurologic condition. If what you are referring to is that, rather than say wrinkles, it would be important to see your physician to discuss. ...Read more
Could be: Most likely they are benign and not a sign of a big problem but first determine what is causing the spasms. It could be an indication of serious underlying disease that requires treatment. Central tumors or hormone dysfunction or electrolyte abnormalities are just a few of the causes which should be treated and not ignored. ...Read more
Which neck, back or shoulder muscles are most commonly associated with muscle spasms and/or tension headaches?
Illness, constant sinus probs, nerve twitching and tingling, muscle spasms. Burning, numbness tingling and chronic back pain. diangosis with ibs. Thoughts?
Grinding/TMJ: Sounds like you are grinding and may be creating muscle soreness or TMJ soreness. Dentist make mouth plates to help. ...Read more
I'm having pain free muscle twitching , almost a slight but pain free muscle spasm in my upper abdominal area.
Pulsatile tinnitus, spasms-cheek, eye, facial fullness, sharp pain or numb. All symptoms intermittent, unilateral rt side. Carotid mra ok. Possibilities?
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
Can constant worrying cause physical symptoms like prickling sensations in hands,feet, muscle twitching,jaw tightness?had normal brain mri,EKG
Yes: Chronic worrying is a core symptom of anxiety. Physical manifestations of anxiety can cause discomfort and concern, and range from muscle tightness and aches and pains to chest pain, tingling and burning in different areas of the body, or other sensations. Anxiety also increases one's sensitivity to physical changes that may amplify these sensations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Having frequent falls, tremors in hands and right leg, headaches, back and neck pain, back muscle spasms, memory problems and confusion. ?
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