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What to do for unconscious habit of shaking the head in child?

My child (10 y old) has developed a habit of shaking (ticking) his neck unconsciously while studying or watching TV. On asking him he says that he is unable to control this syndrome. This has increased many fold over a period of last fortnight. We are not sure what to do in this case and how to erase this habit(Syndrome). Please suggest problem is now since last 3 days this has grown and he does it continuously except only when he is sleeping
Wed, 15 Sep 2021
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Hi,

This might suggest a tick disorder. Kindly discuss with your pediatrician for evaluation and management.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Muhammed Aslam T. K., Pediatrician
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What to do for unconscious habit of shaking the head in child?

Hi, This might suggest a tick disorder. Kindly discuss with your pediatrician for evaluation and management. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Muhammed Aslam T. K., Pediatrician