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Seizure Tongue Biting
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
Lately, I am experiencing tongue-biting on the right side of my tongue. The episodes only happens while I am talking. Do I need medical help?
Tongue Biting: Good day; On occasion I have experienced tooth biting while talking. Possibly the tongue muscles were a bit tight- a stressful day, anxious about a previous incident and attempted to retrain my tongue to minimize contact with dentition. Sometimes the facial muscles are taut causing the check to catch amongst molar cusps. My associate has equilibrated my dendition smoothing and sharp surfaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a dentist ask about problem of tongue biting while speaking after bridge construction in molar area. May it due to improper closing (open bite)?
Contour My Vote...: Xlnt question! if ur patient is biting tongue now and did not before, something about the new fpd is impinging. Go back and look @ ur temps if pt was comfortable in them. Maybe lab built brg in conventional occlusion and needs to be in x/bite somewhere. If u can't get perm. Contoured like temps. Get pt back into the temps to stop tongue biting, take impr'n of temps and send to lab w/ perm brg. G/l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laforte II & mandibular osteotomy 23 yrs ago. Bite evening up now - bruxism/tongue biting @night. Could braces/2nd surgery be required? Tmj too now.
Unlikely.: Unlikely. Complex problem. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Frequent moderate to severe tongue biting (bleeding) while eating.Some periodic trouble swallowing.Several months of bone chips from rear lingual gums?
Can biting one side of your tongue when you sleep, to the point where it starts bleeding, be a sign of having had a seizure?
Not sure: Wearing a permanent biteplate would make sense. ...Read more
When i had my first seizure i almost bit my tongue off anyway of preventing this from happening again? It has happened maybe 2or 3 times but notas bad
Not sure on question: Of course, the optimum solution is to prevent from having seizures by absolutely taking your medications exactly how you're supposed to be taking them which also means on time according to schedule. Remain well hydrated, do not skip meals, check with your doctor if you are prescribed any new medications or start taking over the counters or homeopathic items. Eliminate smoking &alcohol. ...Read more
Why is my tongue different since i had my stroke and my seizure it is suppose to be like that. I was just wondering ? It's was not like that before
Not enough info: What specifically is different about your tongue? ...Read more
My tongue is thicker than it b4 i had my stroke or seizure and has some little white patches on them I am going by what other people tell me just wond?
Stroke: A stroke can lead to difficulty speaking and weakness and numbness in the facial and mouth muscles leaving a person with the sensation of a thick tongue. The tongue difficulties will lessen over time. The white patches may signify thrush which is a yeast infection of the mouth. After a stroke and with diabetes, yeast infections are common and reflect a weakened immune system. ...Read more
Not long: It depends on many factors, one of the most important one being how deep and wide the gash, and how much bruising there is. I would guess that it should start getting better tomorrow and feel relatively normal within a few days. If not, or it gets worse or starts to swell, see your dentist to make sure there is no infection and it is healing normally. Rinse with some warm salt water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seizure: Very unlikely. This is an old myth that let people to use spoons and objects in an attempt to prevent epileptics from swallowing their tongues during a seizure. It is recommended not to insert anything inside the mouth of a person having a seizure as these objects can cause a serious choking hazard. That sensations you described do not suggest that you are having a seizure. ...Read more
Whenever i have.My seizures it is unusually in my sleep and i bit my tongue really hard . What i would like to know is why in my sleep wake up?
Hello, i had a seizure on friday and bit my tongue. It's more than a bite it's about 1/2 in in circumference "flap" raised on my tongue. I thought i'd?
See ENT or DDS: The seizure is the cause of the tongue problem but now you need to get it fixed--that is, the tongue. Surgery may or may not be indicated. See an ENT or dds for answers. Note, tongue biting is very common in some forms of seizures, so to prevent recurrences, make sure your anticonvulsant levels are adequate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Woke up with chewed tongue and side of mouth. Last MRI clear. This has happened before but could it be more seizures?
Cool and soft: The tongue heals very quickly. Eat cool and soft foods. Avoid spicey foods and hot drinks and do not use ointments. Purple swelling is due to hematoma that will resolve on its own. ...Read more
I got my bottom left wisdom tooth and the tooth next to itextracted, two weeks ago. Now, sometimes in my sleep, i bite the side of my tongue. Could they be seizures?
Unlikely: Most likely is that your tongue has not yet accommodated to the changes in tooth position in your mouth since the extractions. If the problem does not resolve sometimes your dentist might adjust you're teeth (you're bite" to solve the problem or fabricate a night-guard for you to wear at night. You may ask your doctor or dentist about seizures but based just on the info you posted i think not. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I bit my tongue really hard when i had a grand mal seizure. It happened a couple of days ago. I have been using orajel but it is really not helping.
Bit my tongue in my sleep, may have had a partial seizure during the night, not sure. Tongue is swollen and sore. What can I do to help heal my tongue?
It will heal soon: You can take a couple of tylenols (acetaminophen) as needed(6 hourly). This will relieve the soreness . Also use mouth rinses with lukewarm water to keep it clean . The swelling will go away and it should begin healing in 24-48 hours. Such cuts on the tongue are completely healed in 4-5 days. Good luck. ...Read more
Im epileptic and have never had night seizures before. I've been waking up tired, bitten tongue, bruised head, leg over the bed. Should I be concerned?
Yes!: It certainly seems as if you are having seizures at night (though not 100% sure). Call your doc and get checked. Your medications may need to be adjusted. Stop any over the counter meds or supplements you may be taking that your doctor has not okayed. No alcohol or recreational drugs either! Call today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is 3.5 months and constantly moving and wiggling. She chews her tongue and will arch back hard and fight sleep she tired or fight seizure
Doesn't sound abnorm: Babies as they grow become very active; arching is part of their repertoire of movement. You may wish to take some videos of the behaviors to review with your pediatrician. Four month visit should be coming up. ...Read more
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
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