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Tongue tension

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This is a: term I hear about most often from singers and it refers to the tongues MUSCULATURE which when "tense" (contracted) can effect the voice quality! Eleva ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
It may: Difficult to answer without actually seeing the back of your throat. I suggest seeing a Primary Care doc or a Ear Nose Throat Doc. There may be other ... Read More
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, the muscles that anchor your tongue to your mouth are very close to if not some of them the same that also control your throat/swallowing, so it ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly ...: Anatomically, the muscle of the tongue due reach to the "back of the throat", so it is possible that tension(or increased tone) in the tongue or tongu ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijay Thamman
Specializes in Cardiology
Anxiety,seizure,gbs: you might have anxiety disorder,seizure disorder diabetes mellitus,guillian barre syndrome,tongue tie.this is not familial.may be related to migraine ... Read More
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 years experience Pediatrics
Tension/stress: I think you may be experiencing tension, stress. What your son has (if he has been previously diagnosed) may be ankyloglossia (tongue tied): the tongu ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas (bobby) Mukkamala
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes it's possible: While issues with the scm muscle can cause those symptoms, it would be a rare cause. If it is the cause then treating it like an arthritis issue will ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The : The first concern is that this could be signs of a heart attack. Have him evaluated in an emergency room. If this turns out not to be the case then ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info: To better discuss why you got the ulcer, we need to know more about you, your activities and your general health. To help the ulcer you can use salt w ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes?: This could be Herpes(HSV1or2). It could also be an apthus ulcer. See a Provider and check it out. Always a risk if you are doing oral sex with someone ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Tongue paresthesia: Numbness, tingling sensation, and other symptoms involving the tongue are not uncommon side effects of amytriptiline (elavil). Keep in mind that combi ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
33 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: go visit your dentist and consider how you can decrease the stress and anxiety in your life. TMJ is almost always caused or at least worsened by stres ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Just breathe: Sounds like too much focus on your body. You've had more testing than would be expected at your age. Perhaps just breathe normally and not worry ... Read More
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