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Dr. John Landi
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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. John Landi
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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I had a modified barium swallow and it showed I had weakness in the back of my tongue and the back of my throat. What does that mean?

I had a modified barium swallow and it showed I had weakness in the back of my tongue and the back of my throat. What does that mean?

Swallowing: This suggests some difficulty with the swallowing mechanism in transferring food from the throat into the esophagus. A speech pathologist can do a swallowing evaluation and advise you further. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has frequent urination vomiting weakness no appitite and constant dry mouth. What can I do to make him feel better?

My boyfriend has frequent urination vomiting weakness no appitite and constant dry mouth. What can I do to make him feel better?

Dehydration: The best that you can do is take him to the doctor as soon as possible, sounds likely that he is dehydrated for the vomiting so besides to find out why he is vomiting he may require liquids thru the vein if he can not tolerate the liquids by mouth. ...Read more

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What mouth wash is good for bleeding gums and weakness of teeth?

What mouth wash is good for bleeding gums and weakness of teeth?

Listerine: Listerine can help but brushing and flossing are essential as mouthwash alone will not be enough. You should see a dentist for a teeth cleaning and exam. ...Read more

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1st sign of guillain barre? Flu shot this am. Slight trouble swallowing (have had before. Feels like dry mouth ).No weakness or tingling in limbs.

1st sign of guillain barre? Flu shot this am. Slight trouble swallowing (have had before. Feels like dry mouth ).No weakness or tingling in limbs.

Probably not: The exact cause of guillain-barre syndrome is unknown, but it is often preceded by an infectious illness such as a respiratory infection or the stomach flu. Luckily, guillain-barre syndrome is uncommon, affecting only 1 or 2 people per 100, 000. You may be dehydrated. Make sure to be drinking plenty of fluids. To correct dry mouth, otc biotene mouthwash can be swallowed. Use at least twice daily. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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