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Abnormal Tongue Movement (Definition)

Abnormal tongue movements is a symptom in which a person's tongue has unusual movements, such as twitching or twisting movements spontaneously, or some undesired movements while trying to speak, chew, or swallow. The cause may be a problem with the nerves ...Read more


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How likely is it that a abnormal tongue thrust to be corrected?

How likely is it that a abnormal tongue thrust to be corrected?

Depends on cause.: Allergies, enlarged adenoids/tonsils, thumb/finger sucking, or a tongue anchored to the floor of the mouth are common causes. Heredity, neurological and muscular problems can contribute to this. See an ear nose and throat physician to evaluate the problem. Occupational/physical therapy can be helpful too. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a abnormal tongue thrust corrected by a speech therapist?

Good with practice: Nobody teaches a newborn how to swallow. Many combinations are possible, depending on the shape of the nipple used in feeding them when firstborn. Tongue thrust results when the tip of the tongue touches the teeth instead of the ridges of the palate. Since we swallow hundreds of times a day, this powerful muscle can move the front teeth creating problems. Therapists teach optimal swallowing. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for abnormal eye movement?

What is the best treatment for abnormal eye movement?

Depends: Treatment depends on the cause of the eye movements. See an eye doctor for further evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for involuntary eye movement?

What is the best treatment for involuntary eye movement?

Eye movements: If you are having involvuntary eye movements, you need to see an eye doctor since this can be a sign of serious issues. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for eye movement?

What is the best treatment for eye movement?

See ophthalmologist: There are different types of abnormal eye movements and different causes. Nystagmus is one... Back and forth eye movements. It must be evaluated by an ophthalmologist, a specialist in eye diseases. It should not be ignored ! ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen uvula. It is very large. I can feel it when i move my tongue. What is the best treatment for reducing swelling? Nsaid? Antihi

I woke up with a swollen uvula. It is very large. I can feel it when i move my tongue. What is the best treatment for reducing swelling? Nsaid? Antihi

Ice, time: You get a swollen uvula like you described from severe snoring and probable obstructive sleep apnea. The severity of your snoring causes trauma to the uvula which causes it to swell. I strongly recommend that you see an ENT dr for an evaluation and probable sleep study with consideration of cpap. ...Read more

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Abnormal Tongue (Definition)

Glossopteris is a clinical finding of Down syndrome and Pierre Robin syndrome in which the tongue is ...Read more