50 Possible Causes for Lip Smacking in USA

  • Influenza

    Cats infected with H3N2 canine influenza show signs of upper respiratory illness, such as runny nose, congestion, malaise, lip smacking, and excessive salivation.[1]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
    Lip Smacking
  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm
    Lip Smacking
  • Temporal Lobe Tumor
    Lip Smacking

    You’ll make repetitive, uncontrollable movements such as lip smacking, swallowing, chewing, staring, or hand rubbing. … discomfort Dilated pupils (eyes) Flushed face Nausea Rapid heart rate/pulse Sweating Changes in movement, including: Abnormal mouth behaviors Chewing or swallowing without cause Lipsmacking Profuse salivation ("slobbering") Abnormal head movements, including: Forced turning of the head Forced turning of the eyes Usually in the direction opposite of[2] [3]

  • Olfactory Groove Meningioma
    Lip Smacking
  • Febrile Convulsions

    There may also be some repetitive actions such as lip smacking, chewing, fidgeting or walking. … The child usually stares into space, sometimes accompanied by lip smacking, eyelid fluttering or chewing movements. … Younger babies may have ‘bicycling’ motion of their legs or perform movements with their lips - ‘lip smacking’ along with the ‘vacant stare’.[4] [5]

  • Complex Partial Seizure

    ., lip smacking), emotional (e.g., fear), gestural (e.g., picking), ambulatory (e.g., walking), or verbal in nature. … The seizure may include involuntary movements called automatisms, such as lip-smacking, chewing, hand wringing, picking, and swallowing. … The seizure may include involuntary movements called automatisms, such as lip-smacking, chewing, hand wringing, picking, and swallowing.[6] [7] [8]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    Motor or movement disturbances (called automatisms) may include the following: Rhythmic muscle contractions on one side of the body or face Abnormal mouth behaviors (lip smacking … They lose awareness and tend to have a motionless stare accompanied by automatisms -- stereotyped, repetitive, involuntary movements such as lip smacking, chewing, picking … Characteristic signs and symptoms include: Loss of awareness of surroundings Staring Lip smacking Repeated swallowing or chewing Unusual finger movements, such as picking[9] [10] [11]

  • Haldol

    TD symptoms involve involuntary, random and uncontrollable movements, such as lip smacking, odd tongue or jaw movements, blinking, grimacing, and movements involving the limbs … movements Weakness of arms and legs Less common serious side effects include: Decreased thirst Difficulty urinating Dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting Hallucinations Lipsmacking or puckering Puffing of cheeks Rapid or worm-like tongue movements Skin rash Uncontrolled chewing movements Uncontrolled arm and leg movements Rare but serious side[12] [13]

  • Metoclopramide

    You should tell your doctor immediately if you experience any uncontrollable body movements including lip smacking, chewing, mouth puckering, frowning, scowling, blinking, … Symptoms of tardive dyskinesia include: grimacing tongue protrusion lip smacking puckering and pursing lips rapid eye blinking rapid movements of the arms, legs, and trunk … Call your doctor immediately if you develop any uncontrollable body movements, especially lip smacking, mouth puckering, chewing, frowning, scowling, sticking out your tongue[14] [15] [16]

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References

  1. Canine Influenza FAQ, https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/FAQs/Pages/Co…
  2. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment, http://www.healthline.com/health/temporal-lobe-epilepsy
  3. Temporal Lobe Seizure - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of Temporal Lobe Seizure, http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/te…
  4. Epilepsy and Febrile Convulsions - Family Health Diary, https://www.familyhealthdiary.co.nz/conditions/…
  5. Febrile Convulsions Fact Sheet - First Aid Demonstrations, http://www.fad.net.au/febrile-convulsions-fact-…
  6. Epilepsy: Complex Partial Seizures-Topic Overview, http://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/tc/epilepsy-compl…
  7. Complex Partial Seizure - Springer, http://link.springer.com/10.1007%2F978-0-387-79…
  8. Epilepsy: Complex Partial Seizures | HealthLink BC, http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthtopics/content…
  9. Medical Definition of Temporal-lobe epilepsy, http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?…
  10. Temporal lobe seizure Symptoms - Mayo Clinic, http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/t…
  11. Symptoms of Temporal Lobe Seizures, http://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/understanding-tem…
  12. Side Effects From Haldol (Haloperidol), http://bipolar.about.com/cs/sfx/a/sfx_haldol.htm
  13. Haldol, http://www.schizophrenic.com/content/schizophre…
  14. Reglan (Metoclopramide) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions, http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/reglan
  15. Reglan (Metoclopramide) Litigation | Nolo.com, http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/reglan-m…
  16. Metoclopramide: MedlinePlus Drug Information, https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/me…