Hypoglossal nerve

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My husband has been for 8 week check up on his p16  carcinoma  .he originally had 6 weeks chemo and 35 radiation ,he was on fortisips through peg since. One of them that way and drinking them normally. The problem now is  he is slurring again a lot and struggling eating seems to have gone backwards.the oncologist has taken a look and said he has Hypoglossal nerve palsy  .he has been called back in for another mri today .has anybody else expirenced this problem through treatment of base tongue cancer 

  • Hi  

    Sorry to hear about your husband. 
    I did a search for you and there is only one other post in all the groups but it doesn’t help at all. 
    I hope things can be sorted for your husband. Do let us know how he gets  on. 


    Base of tongue cancer. T2N0M0 6 weeks Radiotherapy finished January 2019

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