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Can you touch your nose with your tongue? (POLL)

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by Allyson, May 5, 2013.

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Can you touch your noe with your tongue - without using your hands to help.

  1. I can touch my nose with my tongue

    14.3%
  2. A first degree blood relative can touch their nose with their tongue

    14.3%
  3. I have a frenulum under my tongue

    14.3%
  4. No I cannot touch my nose with my tongue

    57.1%
  5. No no first degree relatives can touch their nose with their tongue.

    42.9%
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  1. Allyson

    Allyson

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    The ability to touch your nose with your tongue - known as Gorlin's sign in medical parlance - can be an indicator of connective tissue disease such as EDS (Ehlers-Danlos Dyndrome).

    The symptom overlap with ME/cfs is estimated at about 90 percent.

    A first degree raltive is a parent sibling or child


    sometimes this ability is due to a missing frenulum - the tissue under the tongue in the centre rear
     

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