Kathy asked in HealthDental · 1 month ago

Can you feel your tongue moving around?

even if your mouth is the most open that it can get, yet your tongue isn't touching anywhere in your mouth nor either side at all

Are you ever able to figure out if your tongue is moving in any of the situations listed above?

Update:

I just realized that I should've added that there's absolutely nothing in your mouth except air.

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  • 1 month ago
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    Ordinarily people ignore this until somebody mentions it

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  • Sky
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    1 month ago

    Yes.  I tested just now and found that yes I can feel my tongue moving around when my mouth is wide open and not touching anything.  I can feel the momentum of the meat as it moves and changes direction, and there is also the self awareness of the position of body parts (there's a scientific name for that but I can't remember it) that lets me know what position it's in and what movements it's doing.

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    • Sky
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      4 weeks agoReport

      Interesting.  It must be different from person to person.  Maybe it's a matter of whether or not we're specifically paying attention to what our tongue is doing.

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  • 1 month ago

    The tongue moves the food to help you chew and swallow. ... Sudden swelling of the tongue may occur due to an allergic reaction or ... The papillae (bumps on the tongue) are lost, which makes the tongue look smooth. ... After menopause, some women suddenly feel their tongue has burned.

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  • 1 month ago

    i can feel it moving around

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  • 1 month ago

    You should, as your tongue still has nerve endings in it.

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