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Benign Tongue Twitch
Migratory glossitis: also called Geographic tongue. The exact cause of geographic tongue is unknown. It is a permanent benign condition. If you have geographical tongue do not rush to see a dentist, just switch to a toothpaste that does not contain Sodium Monolauryl Sulfate. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Geographic tongue: Benign condition that is sometime sore. Foods like tomato flare it up. Tongue is has scattered irregular smooth reddish patches. Normally tongue is covered by bumps (papillae). In this condition, the papillae will atrophy (shrink) and cause irregular shaped smooth areas.The patches vary in size, shape and location- hence the name benign migratory glossitis (aka geographic tongue). ...Read more
Facial nerve: facial nerve supplies the forehead muscles and anything that makes the facial nerve get active will cause this, idiopathic hemifacial spasm is the most common cause of this, sometimes it is from an actual compression of the facial nerve or due to its inflammation, consider neurological consultation for this issue as you need an MRI brain to r/o a mass and inflammation ...Read more
Doubt it: Lip quivering can be due to drinking too much coffee or stress induced or even caused by facial twitching/tic. Although not entirely impossible, lip quivering caused by a tumor is less likely. If it is causing significant discomfort, i would consider follow up with a physician for the possibility of an imaging study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Involuntary movements an issue? Have invol. Movements only when i try sleeping. Lip puckering/ twitching. Jaw moving. Muscle twitch. Face twitching.
Could be normal.: Involuntary movements may occur during the dreaming phase of sleep. Some people may have difficulty getting to sleep because they worry a lot and when they finally fall asleep their muscles twitch which can cause them to wake up. It can also happen when you are very tired and yet you may have a hard time to relax and sleep. I wouldn't worry too much about this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tingling under tongue , pain, neck swelling, dizziness, bump on Webb under tongue that burst, little bumps in bottom of tongue .
Infection: you may have an infection involving the tongue or gums. See a doctor to get a definitive diagnosics ...Read more
What, other than Benign fasciculation syndrome, would cause twitching throughout entire body? Eyelids, anus, eardrums, lips, arms, legs, abdomen, etc.
Is it true the tongue can't have benign fasciculations? I can feel my tongue twitch sometimes, is it ALS?
No: By the time ALS affects the tongue the rest of your body would be compromised. ALS is an "ascending" disease ...Read more
I've tongue twitches since 01/2015. Several clean neuro exams, 2 clean EMG (02 : limbs and tongue, 05 : tongue). Just a multiplet after speaking. ALS?
No BUT....: By all means gear up for the August 2015 Ice Bucket Challenge that the ALS Foundation of America is going to hold again. But in your case tongue twitches with normal neurological exams and no abnormal EMG's cannot be ALS...not here...not in France...and not even on PLANET ALS....if such a planet existed. ...Read more
Ridgeline like bumps running perpendicular to frenulum underneath tongue on both sides of mouth and one movable hard bump on floor of mouth underneath tongue. Are they blocked salivary ducts? What could cause them? They are painless, just concerning.
Neck spasm caused head to spasm, eyes to twitch lips to twitch cheeks to twitch. side of my head twitch all day long this caused an aniexty attack y?
Lump: Yes, this is called a "traumatic fibroma" which is simply scar tissue under the mucosa in your mouth. It is simply removed via a laser. You should have it checked to confirm that this is the true diagnosis. It is very common and easily taken care of. Jeffrey briney, d.D.S. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difference between tics and spasms? Involuntary foot jerks, leg movements, finger jerks, & jaw jerks that stop occurring when busy. What are these?
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