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276 Possible Causes for Grunting, Involuntary Movements

  • Tics

    Within 2 weeks after the injury, he noticed the gradual onset of involuntary jerking movements of his left shoulder, which was markedly exacerbated after second left shoulder[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tics that affect the muscles used to produce speech are known as vocal tics, and can range from grunts or whistles to the repetition of complete words or phrases.[medicinenet.com] A tic may take the form of sounds, such as clearing the throat and, less frequently, grunting noises.[additudemag.com]

  • Tourette Syndrome

    […] sensation, rather than a completely involuntary movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disorder of variable expression that is characterized by recurrent involuntary tics involving body movements (such as eye blinks or grimaces) and vocalizations (such as grunts[merriam-webster.com] Examples of premonitory sensations include: a burning feeling in the eyes before blinking a dry or sore throat before grunting an itchy joint or muscle before jerking Controlling[nhs.uk]

  • Tic Disorder

    No family history was reported, but his 65-year-old otherwise healthy father also had very subtle involuntary movements.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tics can manifest as movement — like rapid, uncontrolled blinking of the eyes — or as sounds, like throat clearing or grunting.[additudemag.com] Introduction Movement disorders involve impairment of appropriate targeting and velocity of voluntary movements, dysfunction of posture, the presence of abnormal involuntary[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

  • McLeod Neuroacanthocytosis Syndrome

    Affected individuals have involuntary movements, including jerking motions (chorea), particularly of the arms and legs, and muscle tensing (dystonia) in the face and throat[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Medications that block dopamine, such as some of the antipsychotics, may decrease the involuntary movements.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Involuntary tensing of muscles (dystonia) in the face and throat can cause grimacing and vocal tics (such as grunting and clicking noises).[book-med.info]

  • Senile Chorea

    Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] […] of the mouth and face, such as: teeth grinding involuntary belching drooling or spitting lip and tongue biting difficulty with speech or communication vocal tics, such as grunting[healthline.com] If the chest muscles are affected, the patient may have difficulty speaking normally, or make grunting or groaning noises.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Movement Disorder

    movements Approximate Synonyms Abnl head movements Abnl involuntary movements Abnormal head movements Abnormal involuntary movement Abnormal synkinesis of left lower eyelid[icd9data.com] Examples of common tics include the following: Blinking Clearing the throat Facial twitching Grunting Shrugging the shoulders Sighing Publication Review By: Stanley J.[healthcommunities.com] These include twitches, tics, flapping or writhing movements of the arms and/or head and abnormal sounds or grunts.[news-medical.net]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    The clinical picture is of extrapyramidal symptoms such as involuntary movements, lack of coordination and slurred speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the mouth and face, such as: teeth grinding involuntary belching drooling or spitting lip and tongue biting difficulty with speech or communication vocal tics, such as grunting[healthline.com] […] are measured on an Abnormal Involuntary Movements scale.[evidence.nhs.uk]

  • Absence Seizure

    Other associated symptoms that may be present include Lip smacking or chewing movements of the mouth Involuntary movement of hands Finger rubbing Fluttering of eyelids Stopping[medindia.net] If spoken to, the patient may grunt, and when touched or tickled may rub the site.[en.wikipedia.org] […] that occur when you lie on your back with your head turned to one side and tipped slightly over the edge of the examination bed Involuntary movements of your eyes from side[mayoclinic.org]

  • Cardiac Dyskinesia

    Abnormal involuntary movements (AIMs) are also known as 'dyskinesias'.[patient.info] You might: Stick out your tongue without trying Blink your eyes fast Chew Smack or pucker your lips Puff out your cheeks Frown Grunt Dyskinesia of the limbs: It can also affect[webmd.com] People may even make involuntary noises such as grunting.[drugwatch.com]

  • Epilepsy

    It is characterized by recurrent seizures, which are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body (partial) or the entire body (generalized),[web.archive.org] […] consciousness Possibly preceded by aura or focal aware seizure Duration of 1-2 minutes Automatisms including repetitive tapping; rapid blinking; repeating words or phrases; grunting[verywell.com] A seizure is a sudden episode of electrical activity in the brain that can cause involuntary movements and behavior changes. 30 to 50 percent of children with cerebral palsy[cerebralpalsyguide.com]

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