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Is obscene language (coprolalia) a typical symptom of ts?

Is obscene language (coprolalia) a typical symptom of ts?

In some cases: Repeated, stereotypical movements called "tics" are typical in ts (tourette's syndrome). Some patients have a vocal component. Most of the time, the patient emits a simple sound. Some of the time the sound is a "curse" word. ...Read more

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Can anyone with tourette's syndrome develop coprolalia?

Can anyone with tourette's syndrome develop coprolalia?

Yes: Coprolalia is the excessive and uncontrollable use of foul language, including words related to feces (bowel waste). It is a typical symptoms in tourette's syndrome -- a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. People with tourette's curse out of uncontrollable compulsion, not anger or desire to insult. ...Read more

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What number of people who suffer coprolalia,copropraxi and coprographia combined do not have tourettes?

Dunno the number: but they may occur rarely in other neurological disorders, as when certain areas of the brain are damaged by a "stroke", encephalitis, or trauma or in Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, dementia or obsessive–compulsive disorder without tics. Anecdotally, I have seen similar behaviors in a few children with either Juvenile-Onset Bipolar Disorder with Hypersexuality or Child Maltreatment Syndrome- Molest. ...Read more

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Cannabis is the only substance which has had a significant effect on my tourettes with coprolalia. Would marinol be an appropriate treatment?

Cannabis is the only substance which has had a significant effect on my  tourettes with coprolalia. Would  marinol  be an appropriate treatment?

Marinol: This is a schedule 3 controlled substance that requires prescription. Discuss with your treating physician. ...Read more

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I'm a 23 year-old female with a painful hard vein in my armpit. Why could this be and what can I do about it? Could this have to do with breastfeeding even though the painful vein is a good distance from the breasts?

In : In a patient who is actively breast feading a palpable lump or cord can be indicative of a clogged duct. This condition is treatable by your physician or lactation consultant. However, if there is an identifiable "vein", your assessment may be correct. Regardless, you should report this to your primary doctor or your ob/gyn physician. Depending on their assessment, an ultrasound can be very helpful to futher evaluate whether it is a vascular issue or breast duct issue. ...Read more

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Do children with ts curse or say other things they know in outburst?

Do children with ts curse or say other things they know in outburst?

Not all the time: There is a specific type of vocal tic called coprolalia and this means cursing or saying an obscene, foul or derogatory word repetitively and involuntarily. It is actually quite rare. ...Read more

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Do all people with ts have associated behaviors in addition to tics?

Most have ADHD & OCD: Comorbid conditions: adhd & odd may be severe "teaching the tiger") is a good book. Language- based learning disabilities, habit disorders ( hair-pulling, nail biting, skin-picking), OCD also can be severe. Other anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, coprolalia & copropraxia (saying/doing "filthy"things. Sometimes asperger syndrome co-occurs. See tsa.Org. ...Read more

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I need some advice on how to grow my breas‪ts.I'm 17 and I'm totally flat.i need to grow them naturally, plz help me..I'm really really thin too.

I need some advice on how to grow my breas‪ts.I'm 17 and I'm totally flat.i need to grow them naturally, plz help me..I'm really really thin too.

No intervention: There is no safe and effective way to "grow" breasts. Hormonal treatments would not be advised in the absence of a documented endocrine disorder. Many thin women have small breasts . Have you menstruated already? If not, then you should see your pediatician. I understand that you would like to look a certain way. If you are feeling very self conscious, you could try a padded bra. ...Read more

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How would a typical case of ts be described? 

How would a typical case of ts be described? 

Need More Info: Which "ts" are you referring to? Tuberous sclerosis, tourette's syndrome, turner syndrome, torkelson syndrome, tay-sachs disease, torch syndrome, and many more less common uses of the abbreviation. ...Read more

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