Our 9 year old son has dealt with tics since he was 6 years old. So far they have been minor, barely noticeable and at times completely gone. Within the last 4 weeks, he started to mumble and upon closer questioning he said that it was swear words. He is extremely healthy, has been on abx maybe twice in his life, has always eaten organic (has never been to McDonald's) and is rarely sick. He has not shown any signs of ADHS or OCD. He has a large group of friends and has always been well-rounded and well-mannered. No allergies. My question is: Have any of you experienced waxing and waning of vocal tics with swearing? Simultaneously, he also has a walk tic that makes him stop and go. It is almost impossibly for him to simply walk. We are heartbroken. We have lined up appointments with a therapist, psychiatrist and neurologist, but they are still weeks away. Any feedback is greatly appreciated.