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Causes Of Pain Under Tongue Muscles
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What causes my tongue, jaw, and fingers to go numb and those muscles to stop working the moment I lie down or stand up from a sitting position?
Dysfunction. It sounds like you may have some sort of autonomic dysfunction. The Autonomic nervous system provides the connection between your brain and your internal organs. Yours appears to be not working well. See a neurologist. Also check this link.
http://www. Healthline. Com/health/autonomic-dysfunction#Overview1 ...Read more
I have pain on my tongue. Some is a muscle strain and some is from a wound caused from a dental scraper. What is best treatment for both Situations?
Pin prick feeling on tongue and face. Blurry painful eye. Sore muscles in legs. What could be the cause?
Seek help: Could be an inflammatory condition with iritis, myositis, and neuropathy sxs of the face. Definitely need to be seen by a physician soon. May need a CPK, sed rate, CRP and MRI of the brain. It sounds like you need to be seen right away. A flurry painful eye can be acute glaucoma, infection, among other urgent conditions. Please seek help in the urgent care or ED if not improving. ...Read more
Could zpak or hard cough cause red bump in roof of mouth and pain in tongue? My tongue feels like a muscle pulled since last night and the bump sore.
Zpack no, cough yes:
The red bump on the roof of the mouth and pain in tongue is more due to the hard cough than the zpack. If this continues I'd go back to the dentist to have it evaluated. No worries.
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TMD dx. Ear pain, sore muscle down front of neck, popping jaw. Can this cause lower jaw pain next to molars under tongue? Cold fluid causes ear pain?
Yes, it can: Myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. A myofascial pain is defined as a localized deep tenderness in a taut band of skeletal muscle, tendon or ligament that has the ability to refer pain to another region known as a zone of reference (i.e., area of pain complaint). See orofacial pain doc ...Read more
What are possible causes of involuntary muscle twitching of the face? Particularly the mouth? No previous history.
Hemifacial spasm: Hemifacial spasm is an involuntary twitching of the facial muscles. Usually around the eye and corner of the mouth. It is thought to be caused by an artery that compresses the seventh cranial nerve. Treatment begins with medications to calm the nerve irritation. Botoxin injections is the next option and surgical microvascular decompression of the seventh nerve is performed for intractable spasms. ...Read more
I have Tinnitus, went toENT said everything was fine. I think it is being caused do to the muscle that connects mouth to ear. Anyway to know for sure?
I have been on a statin drug for 7 days now and have developed muscle twitching around my mouth and eyebrow is this caused by this drug?
Have TMJ that radiates down to my neck and causes a spasm in neck muscles. DDS said I can get mouth guard at pharm. Should I see ortho or OTC splints?
OTC Guard: I'm not a fan of OTC mouthguards... they never fit correctly and are not really adjustable. If your dentist is not comfortable treating TMJ issues with a custom bruxism guard, then it's time to seek a second opinion. Consult with an orthodontist who can advise you if any malocclusion is contributing to your TMJ issues. ...Read more
My son was born with what the doctors told me to be weak face muscles. His one side of his mouth droops and the other side is said to be the weak side. My question is what causes this? He has had an MRI of his brain and it came back normal. And nothing el
I think I have a swollen jaw muscle that has cause some sort of swelling towards the back corner of my mouth towards the molars. I am scared it may be?
See a dentist: If you have facial swelling of the cheek that you notice when looking in the mirror, it would be very important to see a dentist to evaluate for an infection/abscess. There may or may not be pain associated with the tooth, but likely will also be associated with tooth pain in the mouth. Alternatively, it may be a tight muscle from bruxism but that is less likely from your description. See a dr. ...Read more
I've had a left eye twitch for about 1.5 months and now the muscles around my mouth on that side of my face twitch too. What's the cause?
Stress: Usually, facial muscle spasms are due to some stressor. However, certain medications can also cause twitching of facial muscles. Since you did not list any medications, try using a warm compress on your face and practice some stress relieving activities like yoga, exercise, or meditation. If no change, see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
Whenever I lie down I have these constant sometimes intense muscle movements: mouth, jaw, lower abdomen, and legs. What causes this?
That's a poser: Depends on how long you've had it. If it came on before the age of 25, it's idiopathic or familial. If it's recent e.g. 3 months, I don't know. I must confess I've never heard of positional nonkinesigenic dyskinesias if that's what your movements are; can't quite tell from your post. If it's recent you should see your doctor. Could be a basal ganglia lesion of some kind (speculating only here). ...Read more
Can spastic chronically tight muscles on the neck and jaw area cause referred pain around the mouth, lips, nose?
Can be referred pain: But Need more information. There can be other causes of these symptoms and this needs to be evaluated. Ask you physician to have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Viral: Sounds like a viral flu. Treat symptoms and see your md. ...Read more
For three years I have been experiencing various muscle movements in my body caused by anxiety, depression, and stress. They occur in my mouth, jaw, stomach, lower abdomen, and legs. The leg movements are particularly painful. These movements are const
Have you ruled out: Restless legs syndrome, Parkinson's disease, MS or other neurodegenerative disorders? If this is a case of anxiety/depression, you have some very strong somatic symptoms--more than most. You can treat these by meds and/or relaxation-response psychotherapy, but you need a medical/psychological assessment first. This symptom cluster calls for a visit to a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Sternocleidomastoid: It doesn't affect the tongue at all. It is connected to the mastoid process behind the ear and goes to the clavicle. It does not impact tongue motion. The tongue itself is mainly a muscle called the genioglossus. Many other muscles impact the motion of the tongue. ...Read more
My tongue is hurting on the right side close to the back and mostly on the bottom. It feels like a pulled muscle. What could be the problem?
What is the question: If your tongue feels tired then stop talking. You have many muscles in your neck so I cannot answer this. Perhaps you just sprained your neck or twisted it. Give it a few days. ...Read more
Muscle: Not clear from your description what muscle that is ...Read more
What do you suggest if my physical therapist want to stretch the muscle with tongue depressors. Will this hurt?
No: Not painful if you don't have any sores on your tongue ...Read more
I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too?
The tongue can be inflamed and result in a condition called glossitis. The causes are varied and include nutrition deficiencies and allergies among other causes.
Burning pain and paresthesias can signify a neurologic condition and are best evaluated in-person by a physician or neurologist who can full evaluate. ...Read more
Tip of tongue seems to quiver / tremble / shake when it is stuck out. Only happens depending on much force/muscle is put into doing it. Is this normal?
Yes this is normal: The only reason you're noticing it so much is because you're looking at it in the mirror....Well, at least I hope you're getting all that detailed information by looking at it in the mirror and not just by sticking it out far enough in front of your face that you can see it straight on or something! LOL.....no worries...you don't have ALS....or any cranial neuropathy, etc. ...Read more
I have been experiencing pain in my tongue. No noticeable sores or spots, but a sensation like knotting of the muscle and shooting pins pain if I put pressure like biting down gently in that area.
Muscle weakness n pain, no strength, bone pain, fatigue, e tremor, sore throat n white tongue, soft skin no rash on skin, is this std? Tested -ve for hiv
See doctor: To sort through the myriad of symptoms to make a diagnosis. Cannot diagnose this over the internet. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Although hypnosis can be valuable in some conditions weak musculature can not be strengthened with hypnosis. ...Read more
Neck and tongue: There are several possible connections here. If the "knots" are swollen lymph nodes due to infection, that could affect the tongue. The Hypoglossal nerve runs down into the neck and back to the tongue, affecting muscle movement of the tongue. The close proximity of tongue to neck can make any discomfort in one, affect the other. ...Read more
Does fasciculations in ALS come and go, or are they constant until the muscle dies? I have tongue fasciculations.
Fasciculations?: The muscles don't die. In ALS, cell death occurs in the nervous system. Did you diagnose yourself with tongue fasciculations or did a doctor? Not all fasciculations are a sign of ALS (MND in the UK). If you're concerned (not inappropriate), get worked up. Swedish neurologists are considered among the best in their field worldwide. P.S. Are you sure it's not the Abilify (aripiprazole)? ...Read more
The left side of my tongue is in so much pain. But it's as if the muscles are sore, not my whole tongue. I haven't noticed any sores.
Sore tongue: You need to see an otolaryngologist, dentist, or oral surgeon to assess things. Not enough information given to guide you further. Get checked out. ...Read more
My chorus teacher thinks I have cricothyroid muscle problems Bc of an upper range loss. I also have a crooked tongue. Could they be related?
I get severe pain in my tongue and mouth I yawn hard. I have also had odd pain my muscles when flex.
My left tongue muscle hurts it hurts even more if I move my tongue or swallow plus it don't let me open my mouth like before all I can do is open litt?
See an ENT doctor: Your symptoms are worrisome, see an ENT doctor in your local area asap! ...Read more
I keep having throbbing pain in the muscle of my tongue... usually once a day but today its more. Like a wanna be charlie horse?? what is it?
Throbbing: Could be trauma from your bite. See an ENT to thoroughly examine the tongue ...Read more
Yesterday I woke up having sever cramps in my back muscles and I couldn't breath or move for 30 mints.& now am having granules in the ventral tongue?
Unrelated: The back spasm will not cause any tongue problems. Unless you bite your tongue, took medication or are very dehydrated. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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