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Tightness In Tongue Muscles
Way under the back of my tongue aches and feels over stretched with tight throat muscles, what causes strained feeling under tongue making it hard to talk and swallow. Had normal emg.
See a Demtst and MD: From a dental standpoint, these symptoms are associated with several types of conditions which include life threatening infections to tmj. Best to have an exam by a dentist and physician for a more thorough exam before jumping to any conclusions. I would also recommend that you not put this off for long. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I got tension on left face, canine teeth, upper lower lip, left tongue, muscle feels tight on tmj, mild pain around ear. is this TMJ?
New to gerd. My neck muscles tighten and my voice hurts to talk at times. Common? On Prilosec bid. Also back of tongue hurts.
More Dx: There are other medications that can be used along with diet modifications and\or surgical options. I would discuss the situation with your gastroenterologist further. There are diagnostic tests that may help determine the best answer. Without knowing what tests have been done so far it's hard to go further on this forum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either: Temporomandibular joint disorders is a complex of issues involving the joint itself and the associated muscles, fascia, tendons and ligaments. Muscle spasm and pain is a prominent part of the array of signs and symptoms. Symptomatic care (treatment of muscle spasm) is a major component of the diagnostic and treatment protocol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly ...: Anatomically, the muscle of the tongue due reach to the "back of the throat", so it is possible that tension(or increased tone) in the tongue or tongue spasms could cause some sense of throat tightness. But I would be careful about attributing throat tightness just to "tongue tension", as this could make you miss a more concerning problem responsible for your throat sensation. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
LPR possibly: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, throat clearing and tongue diiscomfort. It is also a contributing factor to ear eustachian tube and sinus problems. It responds well to proton pump inhibitor rx. See ENT md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TFL: Tensor Fascia Lata is the typical for the acronym TFL, which is on the lateral thigh. This would not affect the latissimus dorsi muscles. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is there a condition where the muscles of a 25yr become rigid, tight and shrunken like someone 30 yrs older?
Drug effect : A drug reaction is the most likely explanation in your case. Serotonin syndrome may be present. Generally pediatric muscle diseases are inherited and show up at a younger age. If the muscles were normal and now aren't, it's an acquired problem. Rare muscular conditions can occur too. See your doctor to check out the sertraline first. ...Read more
Can tfl muscles get so tight to where they cause you to feel like you can't even move and cause you to be hunched over?
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