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What are the main causes of tongue protrusion?

What are the main 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

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Tongue Protrusion (Definition)

Tongue protrusion is where a person sticks his tongue out. This can be an involuntary side effect ...Read more


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What kind of disease/condition causes involuntary tongue protrusion?

What kind of disease/condition causes involuntary tongue protrusion?

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 more

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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. ?

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. ?

Have you had an MRI?: You should have a full neuro workup, including MRI of the spine and brain to rule out ms and other neuro lesions. Also consider emg. See a neurologist for a full workup. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Find cause: I suggest you find the cause. If it's a habit that's less troubling than if its a physical cause like a breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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I have these protrusions on the bottom of my tongue. They are on both sides and they kinda stick out. What are they?

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

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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?

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

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What are the treatment plans for a c5-6 herniation/protrusion?

What are the treatment plans for a c5-6 herniation/protrusion?

Physical therapy: For neck, shoulder, or arm pain related to the disc problem, physical therapy is the best initial choice. Most people with this problem do not end up requiring an epidural injection or surgery. An MRI scan is not usually needed unless physical therapy fails to provide good improvement. Ultimately your healthcare provider needs to decide the sequence of treatment depending on symptoms and signs. ...Read more

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Does treatment for bimaxillaty protrusion always require teeth extraction?

Does treatment for bimaxillaty protrusion always require teeth extraction?

No!: There are several methods available to avoid tooth extraction for treatment of bimaxillary protrusion. First of all, it may not require specific treatment, since it is a normal finding in some ethnic faces. If it does require treatment, it may be orthodontics alone, or it may involve distraction osteogenesis, a surgical procedure designed to increase the arch length of the jaw without extractions. ...Read more

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C5 – C6 right paracentral posterior disc protrusion. What is the treatment ?

C5 – C6 right paracentral posterior  disc protrusion.  
 What is the treatment ?

Depends : This would depend on the symptoms as well as how large is the disc protrusion? If there are severe neurologic symptoms like weakness of the arm, trouble walking, bowel or bladder dysfunction-and there is spinal cord compression seen on the MRI scan, then surgery is recommended. This would likely be an anterior cervical disc excision. If there are no/minimal symptoms, consider conservative measures. ...Read more

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Protrusion in c5-c6, pain in right arm: treatment advise, should I be concerned?

Protrusion in c5-c6, pain in right arm: treatment advise, should I be concerned?

Depends!: A herniated ("ruptured", "protruded") disk can respond nicely to physical therapy and the body's natural healing processes. In my experience it can take weeks to months. In perhaps 10-15 percent of patients, surgery can be needed. Indications for surgery include significant weakness, numbness, persistent pain, pressure on the spinal cord, trouble walking, or failure of conservative management. ...Read more