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Causes Of Tongue Protrusion
The ability to: Protrude ones tongue is a natural or normal phenomenon and doesn't indicate anything is wrong. The tongue is a muscle and can vary in thickness and length. Some people are able to protrude their tongues more than others which some are unablegto protrude at all (tongue-tied) due to the lingual frenum attachment placement which can be surgically corrected. ...Read more
Habit or : It could be a habit you developed over time. If this is the case, a dentist can make an appliance to try to stop the habit. It could also be a neurological problem so for this i would recommend a neurologist and i would probably start there and rule out the medical end of things. Don't wait too long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 mo. Dysarthria w tongue elevated in back like slide w horzntl indention&dip in indention. No tongue protrusion passed teeth. Dr/therapist no idea. ?
I have these protrusions on the bottom of my tongue. They are on both sides and they kinda stick out. What are they?
Tongue anatomy: It's probably normal anatomy but would have to be personally visualized in order to give you an accurate answer and confirm my suspicion. ...Read more
On the bottom of my tongue where my veins are I have these tiny protrusions. There hard to see and there in the same spot on both sides. Is it normal?
Yes: The veins turn and have valves that help with flow. You may notice this on areas that are not covered with 'thick skin' the most including under your tongue. Totally normal. ...Read more
What could cause me 2 fall 102 times since oct12? I have severeddd&djd, multi-level protrusions&1cerv disc pressing on my scord, &some hern. In my thora
Yes many may use-: -the word interchangeably. Best to see an orthopedist who is fellowship trained in spine. ...Read more
What does it mean that there is generalized disk/osteophyte complex with more focal central protrusion. This causes effacement of the ventral portion?
YOU HAVE A BACKACHE: From a combination of a disk and arthritic spurs, causing pressure on the cord and the nearby nerve(s) producing spinal stenosis (narrowing) of the spinal canal (trapping the nerves and the cord). Most likely resulting in back pain and leg pain/numbness/tingling in the leg or feet. Urinary/bowel symptoms may be present as well. See your orthopod/spine surgeon. ...Read more
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