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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Tongue Weakness (Overview)

Weakness of the tongue.


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Tongue weakness, i can hardly move my tongue, I have trouble eating swollowing and speaking. My tongue looks normal no swelling, no redness?

Tongue weakness, i can hardly move my tongue, I have trouble eating swollowing and speaking. My tongue looks normal no swelling, no redness?

If acute, get to ER: If this is an acute/sudden phenomenon, go right to the er please. You may have an early anaphylactic reaction or neurologic issue that requires prompt evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
11 doctors shared insights

Tongue Weakness (Overview)

Weakness of the tongue.


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Tongue weakness, i can hardly move my tongue, I have trouble eating swollowing and speaking. My tongue looks normal no swelling, no redness?

If acute, get to ER: If this is an acute/sudden phenomenon, go right to the er please. You may have an early anaphylactic reaction or neurologic issue that requires prompt evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

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Posterior left auricular vein-should this be palpable and have easily felt pulse? history of chronic l earache, ijv clot, l tongue weakness on pressure test

Posterior left auricular vein-should this be palpable and have easily felt pulse? history of chronic l earache, ijv clot, l tongue weakness on pressure test

Veins in general: Are not palpable and have no pulse, because they are low pressure blood pressure vessels. You should confer with an ENT specialist for your condition. ...Read more

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Tongue fasciculations + bulbar weakness associated with fatigability from eating, prolonged talking/social interactions. Potential causes? Neurologic?

Tongue fasciculations + bulbar weakness associated with fatigability from eating, prolonged talking/social interactions. Potential causes? Neurologic?

Yes: Many possibilities come to mind but without a physcial exam and good history it is not possible to be sure. I see you have dysautonomia. Your symptoms are not due to that. They may be a form of chorea or an inflammatory process such as can occur after untreated strep infection (i.e. variant of Sydenham chorea) or MS. The fact that you have other neuropathy is concerningThese are only a few of many possibilities, however, so I would make sure that you Take this information to your neurologist right away ...Read more

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Orange/light brown stool with food and mucus. Joint weakness, white tongue, etc.. Could it be pre-chrohns? Has been 6 months. Small intestine inflamed

Orange/light brown stool with food and mucus. Joint weakness, white tongue, etc.. Could it be pre-chrohns? Has been 6 months. Small intestine inflamed

See md: Crohn's disease is a serious illness. Don't make a presumptive diagnosis on the internet. Don't know what you mean by "pre-crohn's". Don't know results of tests you have had done. ...Read more

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My son is 6 he suffers from fatigue, pain, Myoclonic jerks, sleep fragmentation, clumsiness, weakness, geographic tongue, grinding teeth sleeping etc?

My son is 6 he suffers from fatigue, pain, Myoclonic jerks, sleep fragmentation, clumsiness, weakness, geographic tongue, grinding teeth sleeping etc?

Pediatric Neurologis: If possible I would recommend that you see a Pediatric Neurologist that can fully evaluate your son and develop a treatment plan. If this is not possible outside of the States, it may be appropriate for you to come to a Childrens medical center here for a thorough evalution. A diagnosis is a first step, a comprehensive care plan would be the ultimatley goal however. ...Read more

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