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Is it possible for me to develop Tourette's syndrome without having any tics?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female who is turning 20 years old in two months. I was recently diagnosed with high functioning autism after suspecting for two years that I could have that condition. I have never had any kind of ticks or repetitive and involuntary movements or sounds. When I was 15, I start...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tics are quite common and experienced by many people. Tics happen more prominently when you are worried and stressed. You have been reporting anxiety and particularly worried about Tourettes syndrome. Tourettes syndrome is a severe form of tic disorder where a perso...  Read Full »

I have had frequent tics for two months. Is it a tic disorder, or Tourette's syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, I had frequent tics for two months. I am wondering if I have a tic disorder, or if it might be the beginning of Tourette's syndrome. Kindly advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tics are relatively common and experienced by many people. If you are having both motor and vocal tics which are persistent for more than a year, it becomes a chronic tic disorder- commonly referred to as Tourette's syndrome. How old are you now? At what age did thes...  Read Full »

What causes headaches, shaky hands and nervous tics?

Query: Hello doctor, Please see my symptoms: Headache. Hands slightly shaking. Nervous ticks (meaning I make a flinching motion). Please also note that I feel anxiety daily.  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since when are you having anxiety? Sweaty and shaky hands are a manifestation of anxiety. Though headaches can be associated with anxiety too, a headache needs more detailed history: In which part of the head it is? Is it severe or mild? Do you have any nausea...  Read Full »

Till what age do vocal and motor tics usually continue?

Query: Hello doctor,I have vocal and motor tics. Is it Tourette's and if yes, till what age does it usually continue? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shobhit Shah

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately, there is no cure for it, but treatment can relieve symptoms. Tics can persist for years or lifetime, although their severity reduces. Most of the tics are mild and do not require any treatment. Stress relieving therapies like yoga and meditation woul...  Read Full »

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