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Tongue moving up and down due to anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,I'm having a small issue with my tongue. I'm thinking it has to do with a tooth. I also have anxiety and my doctor told me thats whats causing it,but i'm not so sure.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   May I ask you few questions to know about you?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height & Weight
User :   29,male, single, 6'3 and 265.
Doctor :   Could you explain to me what exactly is the tongue issue?
User :   well it moves up and down alot sometimes, jumpy feeling, feels like it gets tired once in awhile. I have a tooth thats pushed back some.
Doctor :   Since when do you have the current problem?
User :   its been going on for a few months.
Doctor :   Since when do you have anxiety?
User :   its been going on for years. never had a issue with my tongue until a few months baCK.
Doctor :   Yes the tongue problem could be because of the anxiety
Doctor :   not the other way round
Doctor :   follow up with your psychiatrist
User :   ok
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