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Do tongue spasms affect children as well as adults?

Tongue spasms are a form of dystonia, a condition that can affect people of all ages. Aging can affect the way a person responds to medication. Over time dystonia may cause painful inflammation in the muscles that experience spasm, including those in the mouth.

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Will my tongue spasm go away?
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Your tongue spasm may not go away. Tongue spasm can have a variety of causes. All tongue spasm cases...
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Can tongue spasm be prevented?
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It is difficult to say if tongue spasm can be prevented because the causes are not clearly understoo...
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How can I prepare to discuss my tongue spasms with my doctor?
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To prepare for your appointment, make a list of important questions to ask your doctor. You might wa...
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Are tongue spasms serious?
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Depending on the cause of your tongue spasm, the condition can be serious. In some cases, tongue spa...
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