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My Tongue cramped 1y ago for 2weeks.Neur.tests and MRI was ok. Now, the symptom is back. It cramps sev. times a day.No other symptoms.HELP!

My Tongue cramped 1y ago for 2weeks.Neur.tests and MRI was ok. Now, the symptom is back. It cramps sev. times a day.No other symptoms.HELP!

Dystonia: Acute dystonic reactions involving the tongue can be brought on by certain medications. An evaluation of your medication is needed. There are medications used to treat this condition. I recommend a trial of benztropine (cogentin) or diphenhydramine (benadryl) or both. Klonopin (clonazepam) may also help. Need to also make sure your electrolytes are normal with blood test. Consider botulinum toxin if no better. ...Read more

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Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, cramps, top of tongue is turning black, vomit has acid in it, stool is black?

Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, cramps, top of tongue is turning black, vomit has acid in it, stool is black?

May be G.I. Bleeding: If you are taking any iron preparation, stop it. If stools are still black, you need to see your doctor to investigate the problem. ...Read more

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Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, cramps, top of tongue is turning black, vomit has acid in it and stool is black. What's wrong with me?

Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, cramps, top of tongue is turning black, vomit has acid in it and stool is black. What's wrong with me?

See MD: If stools are true jet black and not on medications, that may be indication upper GI tract bleeding. This needs md evaluation right away or go to er. ...Read more

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Waking up with a nasty tongue cramp, sort of under the tongue ? few times now

Waking up with a nasty tongue cramp, sort of under the tongue ? few times now

Tongue spasms: often gets better on its own and goes away. However, the cramp is not a disease, it is actually a symptom of another problem or condition. See your dentist or PCP for consultation. ...Read more

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Do swelling of the tongue and muscle cramps indicate kidney failure?

Do swelling of the tongue and muscle cramps indicate kidney failure?

No: Tongue swelling nor muscle cramps indicate renal disease. Renal disease may be present if you have swelling in your legs, have a decrease in appetite or see a decrease in urination. ...Read more

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Is it true that swelling of the tongue and muscle cramps signs of kidney failure?

Is it true that swelling of the tongue and muscle cramps signs of kidney failure?

See below: Not likely, sound more like a allergic reaction, and possible electrolyte disorder. It is possible some kidney disorders cause electrolyte disturbances which lead to muscle cramps. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with degenerative mixed sensory peripheral neuropathy. Is tongue pain/cramp a normal part of this disease's progression?

I have been diagnosed with degenerative mixed sensory peripheral neuropathy.  Is tongue pain/cramp a normal part of this disease's progression?

Possible: The pain is possible, the cramping is an unusual complaint for a tongue problem. However the the tongue has similar sensory nerves as other areas of your body and you could be having these symptoms because of your primary problem. ...Read more

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Tongue cramp down the left side of my tongue. Pain spreads into my jaw and throat and makes it hard to swallow. Normally comes on at night.

Tongue cramps: Muscle cramping is often a result of nutritional deficiency of potassium. This, on its own may be the problem but add to this heavy use of the muscle, possibly chewing gum, lots of talking, etc., can be the cause. First think about how you may be over using that muscle. Next, and only if you can tolerate this food, try a banana or two, like one am, and one pm. If condition persists, see your md. ...Read more

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