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Doctor insights on: Uncoordinated Motor Movements

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Dizziness, jerking movements?

Dizziness, jerking movements?

? seizure activity: Such symptoms may be seen with myoclonic epilepsy, but could be associated with inner ear pathology. Best to see either a neurologist or an otolaryngologist, as this could affect your work, driving, sports, etc. ...Read more

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Jerky movements and muscle spasms?

Jerky movements and muscle spasms?

Question is unclear: In general jerky movements indicate an injury in the nervous system. If they are occurring with spasms they may be due to a stable brain injury from birth or infancy, or to an evolving injury to the spinal cord or brain. Certain muscle diseases (genetic) will lead to poor contol and spasm. Some are temperature sensitive. ...Read more

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Dizziness causing jerking movements?

Dizziness causing jerking movements?

Neurologist: Depending on your age, i would be concerned about central (brain) involvement rather than otologic (ear) disease. Inner ear disease usually causes true feeling of spinning (vertigo). Jerky uncontrolled movements is more consistent with a neurological disorder. I strongly would urge you to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Involuntary movements, lost of sensation, speech impairement and imsomnia?

Involuntary movements, lost of sensation, speech impairement and imsomnia?

Complex: Many possibilities, including multiple sclerosis, hereditary disorder, but could be variety of different causes, so see a neurologist asap, and get answers. ...Read more

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Involuntary eye movement jerking--causes?

Involuntary eye movement jerking--causes?

Twitch: Benign twitch most common. If involves some of the face, need to see neurologist to rule out more serious disease. ...Read more

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Sudden jerky movements?

Sudden jerky movements?

May be myoclonus: If the sudden jerks occur in sleep, this may be plms which is like restless legs, if occurs when using arms or legs, intension myoclonus, if spontaneous at rest may be epilepsy, a medication reaction, metabolic derangement. If any of this describes you, get an appointment with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Involuntary, rapid eye movements. Are these concussion related?

Involuntary, rapid eye movements. Are these concussion related?

Yes they can be: Un equal input from the balance organs in the inner ears can produce nystagmus (eye movements) with occiopsia (what ones sees with these eye movements ) and vertigo (the sensation of being pulled or turned in a direction) . The problem can be withe inner ear itself or the connections to the brain (8th craniel nerve) or damaged structures within the brain. Medications can also cause this problem. ...Read more

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Jerky movements after heart surgery?

Jerky movements after heart surgery?

Medications: May be the medications you're on. Low serum calcium could be also be involved. Can't think of any heart related causes. ...Read more

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Jerky movements with sleep apena or seizure?

Jerky movements with sleep apena or seizure?

Can't tell: It would be difficult to say without conducting a full clinical interview and then possibly having to do a full overnight polysomnogram. Please discuss this with your family doctor or sleep physician and they will make arrangements to come up with the proper diagnosis for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Slurred speech, studdering and slow movement. What is wribg?

Slurred speech, studdering and slow movement. What is wribg?

Overly sedated: This can result from medications that have sedative effect, alcohol or street drugs, or something metabolic such as low blood pressure or heart. Please consult your doctor for full assessment. ...Read more

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Severe jerking movements during sleep?

Severe jerking movements during sleep?

Many causes: Jerking movements occurring as one is falling asleep are called hypnic jerks and are normal. Jerks during sleep may be periodic limb movements if they are repetitive, brief, and occur in series. If they cause poor sleep or daytime sleepiness, they can be treated, but they often occur in normal subjects. Jerks may occur with sleep apnea , parasomnias (abnormal sleep behavior), and seizures. ...Read more

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Jerking eye movements? = nystagmus?

Jerking eye movements? = nystagmus?

Most commonly, yes: Nystagmus is the name for usually rhythmic, oscillating (back and forth, or up and down) involuntary movements of both eyes. It is most often seen as a congenital (born with) finding, or develops shortly after birth. There are other causes for unusual or "jerking" eye movements too, and affected individual should be seen by an ophthalmologist, neuro-ophthalmologist, or neurologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable movements and jerks, are they tics or another problem?

Uncontrollable movements and jerks, are they tics or another problem?

Not tics!: Uncontrolled movements and jerking is a form of chorea. It can occur with drugs, neurologic disease, and other causes, which to some extent are age related. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Eyestrain and involuntary eye movement related?

Eyestrain and involuntary eye movement related?

Related?: Eye strain and involuntary eye movements are typically not related. With eye strain, you may experience headache, blurred vision, increase blinking due to eye irritation, or other symptoms. ...Read more

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Are motor tics hereditary?

Are motor tics hereditary?

Yes and no: Motor movement disorders are usually inherited, but may also be acquired. Acquired tics are part of panda's, a neuroautoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the brain's thalamus. This is caused by an auto-antibody triggered by streptococcus bacteria in certain people. The susceptibility to have an autoimmune reaction is likely inherited as well. http://www.pedrheumonlinejournal.org/apri. ...Read more

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Skeletal muscle are voluntary or involuntary?

Skeletal muscle are voluntary or involuntary?

Voluntary: For the most part, if you have a body part composed of skeletal / striated muscle, you can move it. Not everyone can wiggle their ears or contract skeletal muscle that helps position the testis. ...Read more

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Involuntary movements an issue? Have invol. Movements only when i try sleeping. Lip puckering/ twitching. Jaw moving. Muscle twitch. Face twitching.

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

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Paralyzis and hyperalgesia in one limb initiated 2 weeks after scoliosis surgery. sphincter incont Clonus. Spasticity. upper motor neuron lesion? why?

Paralyzis and hyperalgesia in one limb initiated 2 weeks after scoliosis surgery. sphincter incont Clonus. Spasticity. upper motor neuron lesion? why?

Postop complication: One has to worry about a delayed postoperative complication-significant!!!! Need to see operating surgeon . Potential causes would be hematoma(blood) compressing spinal cord or even a spinal cord lesion remote from operative site ...Read more

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Jerking movements of legs during sleep?

Jerking movements of legs during sleep?

Sleep disorder: This is a well known condition related to brain irritability, medications are available. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is palilalia and multiple motor tics equivalent to tourette syndrome?

Is palilalia and multiple motor tics equivalent to tourette syndrome?

Signs: Palilalia is a speech disorder when one repeats normal words or sentences and can occur as a manifestation of tourette's. Motor tics or abnormal movements are also common symptoms of tourette's. Theses signs can be symptoms but are not equivalent with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is this mhealth movement?

What is this mhealth movement?

See below.: Using mobile technology (sensors, small devices, wifi products, internet) to monitor one's health issues & allow the physician who may be far away to keep track of your health progress, diagnose you, & then treat you as applicable. It's growing exponentially. It will help save costs, reduce complications, & make patients more empowered & cognizant of their health. Telemedicine is one example. ...Read more

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Why do I have movement in my left side?

Why do I have movement in my left side?

Left side of what?: Abdomen ? Flank? If so, that may be peristalsis - movement of gas and fluids through your GI tract. If this is not the body area that you are referring to then please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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I have pain bow movement it comes and go?

I have pain bow movement it comes and go?

May be fissure..: You may have an anal fissure (search for anal fissure for previous answers on this topic). However, there are other possible causes; more information would help to give a more detailed answer to your question. Make sure you are taking in enough dietary fiber and drinking enough water! ...Read more

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Why do I get invoulnteer facial movements?

Why do I get invoulnteer facial movements?

Tic: You may have a facial tic. See your pcp or make an appointment with a neurologist for help. ...Read more

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Mild baby movements after having heavy kicks?

Please Ask Again: I do not see a question here. Your statement sounds like something normal. But, there is no information on how far along you are or what you are concerned about. ...Read more

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How much baby movement should I feel at 29wks 5days?

How much baby movement should I feel at 29wks 5days?

Kick counts: KIck counts are one technique some use to assess fetal movement. Simply lay down in an area with no distractions. Count the number of fetal movements. Most will count at least 5 within one hour. If less than that then get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have not felt baby movement for 2 weeks, what to do?

I have not felt baby movement for 2 weeks, what to do?

When in pregnancy?: If you are in third trimester – recommend prompt assessment. In some situations your doctor may recommend that you do kick counts earlier than that. ...Read more

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I haven't had a bawl movement in four days what should I do?

I haven't had a bawl movement in four days what should I do?

Drink more water: exercise and eat more fruits vegetables, especially foods with more fiber. You may try an over the counter supplement if you still can not go. Worsening constipation should be evaluated by your doctor to rule out any serious causes. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis of the person who has slower movements?

What is the diagnosis of the person who has slower movements?

To be seen: slower movements, can mean that there is a dysfunction or a problem, with the part of the brain that controls the flow of movements. But this parkinsonism. I meant to say such as parkinsonism. This person needs to be seen. Preferably by a neurologist ...Read more

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What is the study of micro movements and what is it used for?

What is the study of micro movements and what is it used for?

Check out these : Links. You can become a good analyst of human behavior and emotions if u can analyze and interpret various facial expressions. Take care! http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/43032.php. http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/microexpression.htm. ...Read more

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Have our bodies adapted/evolved to our daily movements and actions?

You asked another: Question recently that sounded like it was for a school assignment. You aren't trying to get us to do your schoool work are you? Suggest you try googling under ' evolution'. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between baby balling up and just baby movement?

How to tell the difference between baby balling up and just baby movement?

All types of moving: Babies move in all different ways and it is good to be aware of what your baby is doing. If you have looked at newborns move, you know they can move even when they are asleep. You can get better at feeling what may be happening as your baby gets bigger. In the later weeks of pregnancy, some can palpate with their hands on their bellies. Hope the rest of the pregnancy goes well. ...Read more

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It hurts like all over not just in a particular area and diff. movements mess with it?

It hurts like all over not just in a particular area and diff. movements mess with it?

Needs to be checked: You have pain all over or as you say you are hurting all over I suggest you get it checked as we do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your hurt. Need a detailed history and thorough Physical Examination and may be some tests to find out the cause of your hurt all over ...Read more

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How long can the pain ftom costochronditis last? And does it hurt worst with movement?

How long can the pain ftom costochronditis last? And does it hurt worst with movement?

Weeks, Yes: Costochronditis is inflammation of the cartilage where your ribs connect to your sternum. If you are moving/exercising in a way to aggravate your costochrondritis, it can lat as long as you continue to move in that way. Rest, nsaids like Ibuprofen usually is enough. Rarely a cortisone injection or even surgery is needed. Ps, it can be similar to heart attack pain which only lasts minutes. ...Read more

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Is this movement health by hunch or is there research behind most health site information?

Is this movement health by hunch or is there research behind most health site information?

Likely good answers: Most physicians provide information that is evidence-based, or when that is not available, based on extensive experience. There is no guarantee that information received here is valuble or true. However if several doctors agree with an answer, that answer is likely valuable and true. Read the answers to several similar questions and use your sense. ...Read more

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My right side hurts when coughing. Started about a week ago. Also hurts in certain movement. ?

My right side hurts when coughing. Started about a week ago. Also hurts in certain movement.
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Do you mean Rt chest: If the pain is in your chest, it might be due to muscular pain. When you cough, you use the muscle of breathing and surrounding muscles to help in the process. Sometimes the muscles start hurting from overuse Simple pain killers and treating the cough might help relieving the symptoms ...Read more

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