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78 Possible Causes for Apnea, Flushing, Lip Smacking

  • Epilepsy

    […] and stop gradually rather than abruptly Last longer than 10 seconds Are more likely to cause falling May include automatisms such as blinking, eye fluttering, lip smacking[verywell.com] Co-morbid sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and the parasomnias, occur frequently in people with epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] identified in a 5-year-old boy with developmental delay associated with Rett-like features including stereotypic hand movements and respiratory abnormalities with episode of apnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fugu Poisoning

    […] tingling in his mouth and lips followed by dizziness, fatigue, headache, a constricting feeling in his throat, difficulty speaking, tightness in his upper chest, facial flushing[cdc.gov] But it was very pleasant on the palate and Bond was effusive in his compliments because Tiger, smacking his lips over each morsel, obviously expected it of him.[flemingsbond.com] […] loss of short-term memory Scombroid Histidine Tuna, mahi mahi, bonita, Minutes to Severe headache, mackerel, bluefish, and 4 hours dizziness, nausea, skipjack vomiting, flushed[cdc.gov]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    […] side or look upward, or staring Convulsion (person loses consciousness, body becomes rigid or tense, then fast jerking movements occur) Change in skin color (looks pale or flushed[epilepsytalk.com] But there is mental illness in my family as well as sleep apnea. I took Dilantin, then Phenytoin, then Tegretol for my seizures.[epilepsy.com] Some conditions can make epilepsy worse, eg: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, strokes, head traumas, alcohol and recreational drug use.[epilepsynyc.com]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    Neuropsychology Queens College CUNY Flushing USA 3. New York University Langone Medical Center New York USA[link.springer.com] During the remainder of the attack, lip-smacking and swallowing are not uncommon.[gpnotebook.co.uk] We report a 37 year-old man who had central apnea as the initial manifestation of partial complex seizures associated with oxygen desaturation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Status Epilepticus

    During a Phenytoin infusion 5 minutely BP, HR, respiratory rate, during infusion and flush for 30 minutes post-flush Advise doctor immediately if any change in patients condition[kidshealthwa.com] (particularly when this is uncommon for the child) Features include altered mental state, confusion, unresponsiveness, abnormal (often subtle) motor movements, twitches, lip-smacking[dontforgetthebubbles.com] Breathing: Hypoxemia may result from respiratory depression/apnea, aspiration, airway obstruction, and neurogenic pulmonary edema [41]. • All children with SE should have[indianpediatrics.net]

  • Hyoscyamus Niger Poisoning

    His examination was significant for dry mucus membranes and his skin was warm and flushed.[calpoison.org] Scopola (Japanese Belladonna)-chemically identical with Hyoscine (Joyous delirium, licking of lips and smacking of mouth; sleepless; tries to get out of bed; sees cats, picks[homeoint.org] The alkaloids in the plant can overstimulate the central nervous system, leading to convulsions, manic episodes, heart arrhythmia, apnea, and coma (Alizadeh et al. 2014).[sites.evergreen.edu]

  • Bruxism

    I later learned that touching your body in this way releases a flush of stagnation and offers more clarity in the lymph nodes.[leefromamerica.com] Puckering, smacking and licking of the lips. Side-to-side motion of the jaw. Withdrawal of neuroleptic medications or other offending agent. Pharmacologic treatment.[pocketdentistry.com] […] epidemiological study of sleep bruxism and risk factors in the general population, it was found that among the associated sleep symptoms and disorders obstructive sleep apnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Jacksonian Seizure

    […] part of the body or may spread o may occur with or without motor symptoms hallucinations (visual, hearing, touch, smells, etc.) abdominal pain or discomfort nausea sweating flushed[health.am] I have known people who sleep alot during the day to have sleep apnea and develop seizures from lack of oxygen during the night...[healthquestions.medhelp.org] An example of a focal ( partial ) seizure would be rhythmic muscle contractions in one area of the body: lip smacking, mouth movements , drooling, head turning, eye movements[biology-online.org]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    A 43-year-old female immigrant from China was admitted to Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, New York, with complaints of headache, fever, and vomiting, which she[wwwnc.cdc.gov] He also had intermittent lip smacking movements, suggesting seizure activity.[karger.com] Other signs, which can occur singly or in combination, include temperature instability, lethargy, hypotonia, respiratory distress, apnea, and seizures.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Absence Seizure

    These may be pallor, and less frequently flushing, sweating, dilatation of pupils and incontinence of urine.Mixed forms of absence frequently occur.[en.wikipedia.org] Signs and symptoms of absence seizures include: Sudden stop in motion without falling Lip smacking Eyelid flutters Chewing motions Finger rubbing Small movements of both hands[mayoclinic.com] In infancy, some other causes of seizure-like spells include: breath-holding spells apnea gastroesophageal reflux (Sandifer’s syndrome) In later childhood: sleep disorders[thebarrow.org]

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