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Inappropriate Laughter

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  • Posted By: chinni
  • April 4, 2007
  • 01:20 PM

My problem is weird
I always have some kind of SMIRK on my face near my mouth. I think SMIRK is the closest word but it's not even that!
it's very weird. It embarrasses the ohter person who is talking to me. I consulted one neurologist but his help went in vain.
Please help me. It happens only when I talk to others.

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  • OK, you may have a "tic disorder" or a mild Tourette's Disorder. Shame on that specialist for not checking you for that.
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • October 9, 2007
    • 07:56 AM
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  • Hi sir,Thanks a ton for helping me!I have read about the tourette syndrome online. I am convinced that you might be rihgt. But the syndrome doesn't mention laughter or smirk as the symptom. It says 'it involves motor or vocal tics or blinking or sniffing or making some sounds in the throad'. Yes I do worry a bit and have been worried for quite some time now. could that be the main cause? The interesting thing is my doctor works in a super specialty hospital. When I demanded better treatment, he refferred me to his professor who is a famous neurologist in south india. It cost me a bomb but things remained same.I would like to know more about it. Should I tell my doctor about htis and seek direction from him?As of now I am taking REJONEX-OD, a vitamin tablet that boosts nevers. Results are extremely positive. But if I go without them for even 3 days, it comes back to me. Should I continue sir?Please advise me sir. Thanking you.Chinni.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 13, 2007
    • 03:06 PM
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  • The symptom definitely seems neurological in nature, but I'm convinced most neurologists are jerks anyway. Seems like they want to attribute almost everything to anxiety or an overactive imagination or hypochondria. :rolleyes: What is this vitamin you're taking? I've never heard of it but could use anything that might boost nerve regeneration. I suffered nerve damage after getting walloped by Guillain-Barre' five years ago and I'm still hoping for full recovery eventually. ;)
    Hollydayzd 3 Replies
    • October 15, 2007
    • 06:18 AM
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  • OK, you may have a "tic disorder" or a mild Tourette's Disorder. Shame on that specialist for not checking you for that. Hello Monsterlove, You seem to be aware of my problem well. Please tell me if there is any cure for this. Will this worsen with age? Should I consult a new neurologist? Please direct me. Thank you.
    chinni 1 Replies
    • December 25, 2007
    • 10:00 AM
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