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Lately i've been having shakes in my head, with twitching every once in a while, what could be causing this?
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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
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In brief: Torticollus
Shaking of the head, rather than chin, is usually due to a benign condition, known as familial essential tremor.
But if your noticing tics, you may have a condition that mimics this at times, known as spasmotic torticollus. This is benign as well, and treated most successfully with botox.

In brief: Torticollus
Shaking of the head, rather than chin, is usually due to a benign condition, known as familial essential tremor.
But if your noticing tics, you may have a condition that mimics this at times, known as spasmotic torticollus. This is benign as well, and treated most successfully with botox.
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Dr. Felix Brizuela
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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Need seen
Acute tics need evaluated.
If huntingtons disease doesn't run in your family, most acquired tics are autoimmune in etiology and are treatable. Other potential causes include drug related.

In brief: Need seen
Acute tics need evaluated.
If huntingtons disease doesn't run in your family, most acquired tics are autoimmune in etiology and are treatable. Other potential causes include drug related.
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