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94 Possible Causes for Apnea, Lip Smacking

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Movements of hands, like wringing, playing with buttons or objects in hands, waving Non-purposeful movements, called automatisms, involve the face, arms or legs, such as lip[epilepsytalk.com] The final chapter deals with the application of nasal continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive apnea in adults.[books.google.ro] 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]

  • 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] […] 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] While most people will experience short-term insomnia at one point or another, some people experience persistent insomnia that lasts for weeks or months. sleep apnea, a condition[neurology.duke.edu]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    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] The seizure may include involuntary movements called automatisms, such as lip-smacking, chewing, hand wringing, picking, and swallowing.[healthlinkbc.ca]

  • Status Epilepticus

    (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]

  • Focal Seizure

    Focal impaired awareness seizures that start in the temporal lobe may include: picking up objects for no reason or fiddling with clothing chewing or lip-smacking movements[epilepsysociety.org.uk] apnea.[sleepfoundation.org] These behaviors may range from gagging, lip smacking, running, screaming, crying, and/or laughing. The seizure may be followed by a postictal period.[chp.edu]

  • Fugu Poisoning

    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]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    . • Focal or generalized seizures, apnea, lethargy or coma. • Can accompanied by pneumonitis,hepatitis or disseminated intravascular coagulopathy. • 60 to 70% have associated[slideshare.net]

  • Jacksonian Seizure

    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] 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] Head turning Eye movements Lip smacking Mouth movements Drooling Rhythmic muscle contractions in a part of the body Abnormal numbness Tingling Crawling sensation over the[depression-guide.com]

  • Absence Seizure

    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] However, automatic movements, avoidance of eye contact and lip smacking are all common in children with autism. Keep a seizure diary of suspected absence seizures.[livestrong.com]

  • Focal Motor Seizure

    Patients experiencing a complex focal seizure may stare blankly into space, or experience automatisms (non-purposeful, repetitive movements such as lip smacking, blinking,[hopkinsmedicine.org] In infancy, some other causes of seizure-like spells include: breath-holding spells apnea gastroesophageal reflux (Sandifer’s syndrome) In later childhood: sleep disorders[barrowneuro.org] smacking Eyes moving from side to side Abnormal sensations, such as numbness, tingling, crawling sensation (like ants crawling on the skin) Hallucinations, seeing, smelling[medlineplus.gov]

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