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I've tongue twitches every days since 1.5 month. Normal neuro exam and clean EMG 1 month after the onset. I'm a 28 y-o man. Could it be bulbar ALS ?

I've tongue twitches every days since 1.5 month. Normal neuro exam and clean EMG 1 month after the onset. I'm a 28 y-o man. Could it be bulbar ALS ?

Movement disorder: If you had tongue weakness with fasciculations, that might be worrisome, but your twitches are far more benign. These kinds of movements might be seen from medication, such as tardive dyskinesia, or even secondary to dental issues. ...Read more

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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


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I've tongue twitches since 01/2015. Several clean neuro exams, 2 clean EMG (02 : limbs and tongue, 05 : tongue). Just a multiplet after speaking. ALS?

I've tongue twitches since 01/2015. Several clean neuro exams, 2 clean EMG (02 : limbs and tongue, 05 : tongue). Just a multiplet after speaking. ALS?

No BUT....: By all means gear up for the August 2015 Ice Bucket Challenge that the ALS Foundation of America is going to hold again. But in your case tongue twitches with normal neurological exams and no abnormal EMG's cannot be ALS...not here...not in France...and not even on PLANET ALS....if such a planet existed. ...Read more

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How do I stop myself from twitching and biting tongue during sleep?

How do I stop myself from twitching and biting tongue during sleep?

During sleep: See a physician about the twitching and a dentist to see if there are any dental findings that would contribute to this occurrence. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from twitching and biting tongue during sleep?

How can I stop myself from twitching and biting tongue during sleep?

Nightguard: You should see your dentist and be evaluated for a night guard/need of orthodontic referral. Let us know what they say. ...Read more

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Can you have myokymia in the tongue? Is it normal to have twitches in tongue?

Can you have myokymia in the tongue? Is it normal to have twitches in tongue?

Tongue twitching: This is an important question. Perfectly healthy people can have twitching in their tongue. It is not always a sign of an illness. By itself, it may not be remarkable. Take a look at this for more information: http://www.neurocuro.com/muscle-twitching-and-fasciculation/ ...Read more

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Tongue twitches normal? Tongue twitches occur a few times a day, so far each day regardless if I took Concerta. Tongue twitches back or to the side.

Tongue twitches normal? Tongue twitches occur a few times a day, so far each day regardless if I took Concerta. Tongue twitches back or to the side.

Dyskinesia: I feel your distress. As per information, you have muscle twitches and Acne; and taking Concerta. Concerta is a medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It may cause muscle twitches and tongue twitches, See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, side effects of medications, dose, monitoring of medication; and Therapy for stress. See a Neurologist for muscle and tongue twitches. ...Read more

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I can feel my tongue twitch o couple of times a week. Should I worry?

I can feel my tongue twitch o couple of times a week. Should I worry?

Tongue twitching 4/4: Please do not worry about this. Sleep well, eat well, get some exercise, visit with friends and family, enjoy the summer. I hope my other posts have reassured you. In case you need to hear from someone else, I will stop responding. Cheers! ...Read more

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Tongue twitch every know and then. I will be sitting down on the couch and just feel my symmetrical hyperflexiatongue twitch almost in the center jus?

Tongue twitch every know and then.  I will be sitting down on the couch and just feel my symmetrical hyperflexiatongue twitch almost in the center jus?

Twitch: If it is just of the tongue, this could be a dyskinesia, which is an abnormal movement. There is something called tongue thrusting, but this does not sound like what you are experiencing. Certain medications are more predisposed to causing this condition, and worthwhile discussing with your doctor further. A fasciculation of the tongue muscles is also something that might be addressed. ...Read more

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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is a symptom where a person has involuntary contractions of one ...Read more