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What may cause jaw quivering? Taking epilepsy medicine, hormonal drugs for pregnancy. Have complex partial seizure

my jaws is quivering more n more as I relax my jaw bones. I am currently taking epilepsy medication, lamictal, while also hormonal drugs for purposes of pregnancy. do you see a cause n effect there or what do you think might be the cause of jaw quivering. I have complex partial seizure but not tonic clinic.
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013
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Thanks for asking the query,

There are various causes of jaw quivering like parkinsonism, thyroid disorders,prolonged use of certain medications like antidepressents, tramodol, anxiety, stress.
I would suggest you to consult to an Endocrinologist and get the thyroid levels checked.

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