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facial spasm (seizure) slurred speech

I am 42 years old. I began about five years ago having what I would describe as a facial spasms or even seizures??? along with slurring of my speech when it would occur. It only lasts a matter of seconds, but as the years have passed has become more frequently now it's several times a week. Anyone ever heard of something like this or have any ideas
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replied May 2nd, 2014
Hello, thank you for your question.
You might have, what is called, hemifacial spasms. You need to have Brain MRI. If nothing is found Botox injections might be helpful (if it bothers you significantly). See a neurologist, better a movement disorders specialist.


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replied May 5th, 2014
Thank you for your response...I am going to see about a ct scan. Was concerned that it could be something serious and better safe than sorry.
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