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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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What happens to the brain when you speak in tongues?

What happens to the brain when you speak in tongues?

Get Into Research: There has been some research into what happens to the brain during mystical experiences. The modalities of study can include functional mri, pet, evoked potentials, & quantitative eeg just to name a few. The web-page, clinicaltrials.Gov contains all of the current research protocols. You may find a trial to participate in. ...Read more

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I have black patches on my tongue and it really bothers me when I speak to people. I need help finding out what it is and how to change it please?

I have black patches on my tongue and it really bothers me when I speak to people. I need help finding out what it is and how to change it please?

Hyperpigmented tongu: Hyperpigmentation of the tongue is common among dark skinned individuals. Some other things to look in to is vitamin deficiency like niacin, b12, folate, (folic acid) addison's dz and some drugs. Most probably benign and nothing need to worry about, if you still concerned talk to your physician who knows your medical history to check it out. ...Read more

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What causes a small white growth on the left side of my tongue? It is very painful and irritates because it hits off my teeth when i speak.

What causes a small white growth on the left side of my tongue? It is very painful and irritates because it hits off my teeth when i speak.

Hard to say...: It is hard to diagnose lesions over the internet, sight unseen. It's best to have it examined by a local dentist who together with a full medical and social habit history can determine if it needs further attention. ...Read more

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My tongue keeps getting dry and turns white whenever i start speaking, thus giving me horrible bad breath. I brush twice and scrape 5+ times daily,?

Check with doctor: Check with your doctor to make sure that you do not have a yeast infection on your tongue. You also need to make sure that you do not have some other condition like diabetes that could cause you to be dehydrated and constantly have a dry mouth. Until you are seen I suggest drinking plenty of water and avoiding caffeine, alcohol and processed sugars. ...Read more

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Been taking 100mg haldol (haloperidol) injection for 2 years. Have trouble speaking properly because of tongue. Why do I have trouble and how long until wears off?

Been taking 100mg haldol (haloperidol) injection for 2 years. Have trouble speaking properly because of tongue. Why do I have trouble and how long until wears off?

It's a side effect: Haloperidol can cause a range of well known muscular-coordination problems. . There are additional medications that may reduce these effects and may improve our speech.. There are also other injetable called "atypical" or second generation. Medications that have less of these effects. Speech problems could mean serious side fx that might not go away, so talk to your doc soon.. ...Read more

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When must I speak to a dentist about my yellow tongue?

When must I speak to a dentist about my yellow tongue?

Right away: A healthy tongue is not yellow. You should go see your dentist right away to see what the determining factored is and what the best course of action is. ...Read more

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