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1,096 Possible Causes for Tongue Weakness

  • Oculopharyngodistal Myopathy

    […] muscles Bulbar Dysphagia: Oropharyngeal Dysarthria: Hoarse & Nasal voice Tongue weakness Limbs Legs Arms Distal: Anterior tibial; Finger extensors Onset: 5 years after disease[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] […] and dysphagia Tongue myotonia Weakness of sternocleidomastoid May have weakness of neck flexion Distal weakness, especially of intrinsic muscles of the hand, finger flexors[evidencereviewed.com] Eyes Ptosis (80%): Often asymmetric Ophthalmoplegia: Early in disease course Weakness Masseter Facial Weakness may be severe Wasting: Orbicularis oris, Malar & Zygomatic[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Moderate dehydration: apathy, tiredness, dizziness, muscle cramps, dry tongue, sunken eyes, reduced skin elasticity, postural hypotension (systolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg[patient.info] Severe dehydration: profound apathy, weakness, confusion (leading to coma), shock, tachycardia, marked peripheral vasoconstriction, systolic blood pressure Investigations[patient.info]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Clinical manifestations include dysarthria, dysphagia, facial weakness, tongue weakness, and fasciculations of the tongue and facial muscles.[icd9data.com] A motor neuron disease marked by progressive weakness of the muscles innervated by cranial nerves of the lower brain stem.[ebi.ac.uk] Signs and symptoms include difficulties in chewing and swallowing, dysarthria, and weakness of the facial muscles and tongue ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references[icd9data.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Rapid swelling of the throat, mouth, or tongue. Trouble breathing. Passing out (losing consciousness).[northshore.org] Or you may feel very lightheaded or suddenly feel weak, confused, or restless. A severe reaction can be life-threatening.[northshore.org]

  • Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    Rapid swelling of the throat, mouth, or tongue. Trouble breathing. Passing out (losing consciousness).[northshore.org] Or you may feel very lightheaded or suddenly feel weak, confused, or restless. A severe reaction can be life-threatening.[northshore.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Symptoms Symptoms of severe vitamin B12 deficiency (regardless of the cause) may include burning of the tongue, fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, intermittent constipation[uofmhealth.org] […] mouth ulcers muscle weakness disturbed vision psychological problems, which may include depression and confusion problems with memory, understanding and judgement Some of[nhs.uk] As the condition worsens, common symptoms include: Weakness and fatigue Light-headedness and dizziness Palpitations and rapid heartbeat Shortness of breath A sore tongue that[blogs.naturalnews.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Symptoms to watch for include: shortness of breath wheezing redness or hives swelling of the face, lips, or tongue feeling like your throat is closing up nausea vomiting weakness[kidshealth.org] Rapid swelling of the throat, mouth, or tongue. Trouble breathing. Passing out (losing consciousness).[northshore.org] Or you may feel very lightheaded or suddenly feel weak, confused, or restless. A severe reaction can be life-threatening.[northshore.org]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Symptoms include weakness, fatigue, and sometimes pallor, shortness of breath, coldness of extremities, changeable appetite, sore tongue, loss of hair, brittle fingernails[britannica.com] These can include, chronic fatigue, weakness, dizziness, headaches, depression, sore tongue, sensitivity to cold (low body temp), shortness of breath doing simple tasks (climbing[irondisorders.org] Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia inhibit the body’s ability to efficiently carry oxygen throughout the body, which can manifest in the following symptoms: Feeling weak[feosol.com]

  • Anemia

    Other symptoms of iron deficiency anemias may include: irritability weakness shortness of breath low blood pressure (especially when going from lying or sitting to standing[medbroadcast.com] ) sore tongue brittle nails unusual food cravings (called pica ) decreased appetite (especially in children) headache If it isn't treated, iron deficiency anemia may become[medbroadcast.com]

  • Ganglion Cyst

    Although there was no recurrence at 30-month follow-up, there was no significant improvement of the tongue weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 54-year-old woman with a 5-month history of headache and weakness of the tongue with deviation to the left side who had a rare extraneural intradural bilobate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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