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How do peoples tics begin when they are developing tourette's syndrome?
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Some pts develop their tics gradually over many months.
Others get tics suddenly. Sudden onset of tics suggests panda's (see my health tips). Most often a single muscle group or area tics. Then they may change to another. In severe cases multiple muscle groups get recruited in the tic. Finally, vocalizations may occur in a similar manner - from simple to complex and intrusive.

In brief: Varies
Some pts develop their tics gradually over many months.
Others get tics suddenly. Sudden onset of tics suggests panda's (see my health tips). Most often a single muscle group or area tics. Then they may change to another. In severe cases multiple muscle groups get recruited in the tic. Finally, vocalizations may occur in a similar manner - from simple to complex and intrusive.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: A couple of ways
It is common to have eye blinking tics during the development of tourette syndrome.
Throat clearing is also common. Early teen years are common ages of onset with symptoms worsening and then improving by the end of the teen years. Good question.

In brief: A couple of ways
It is common to have eye blinking tics during the development of tourette syndrome.
Throat clearing is also common. Early teen years are common ages of onset with symptoms worsening and then improving by the end of the teen years. Good question.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Tics
Early symptoms in youngsters are usually clearing of throat sounds, and sometimes blinking of eyes.

In brief: Tics
Early symptoms in youngsters are usually clearing of throat sounds, and sometimes blinking of eyes.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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