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Aphasia dysphasia

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
As below: Dysphasia means trouble in swallowing, aphasia means trouble in language.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
Same problem: Dysphasia and aphasia are used as synonyms (although they do not mean exactly the same). They are terms used to describe language problems or dysfunc... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Different: By definition, dysphasia is difficulty speaking or problems with the speech. Dys = bad, phas = speech. Aphasia means inability to speak (either exp... Read More
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 32 years experience
Partial vs. complete: aphasia refers to a complete inability to communicate due to brain injury, while dysphasia refers to a partial to complete inability. Both terms are ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Aphasia: Not necessarily, especially if it is isolated symptom without other neurologic signs. Get more reassurance from a neurologist.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Yes: The inability to understand or use language, the definition of aphasia, has wide implications. And some of the causes may be helped with very early i... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Wernike Aphasia: Speech is fluent but often degenerates into random hard to follow "streams of consciousness, which may be peppered with non-words or made up words. Th... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Trouble speaking: Broca's aphasia refers to an aphasia that usually occurs when a specific area of the brain suffers an injury, for example from a stroke or head injury... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
Difficulty naming: Anomic aphasia is a language difficulty where the main deficit is naming. It occurs in people with brain problems most commonly stroke.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
Gynecology 38 years experience
Cervix: Cervical dysplasia is a precancerous condition in which abnormal cell growth occurs on the surface lining of the cervix, the opening between the uteru... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Dysphasia: Dysphasia refers to the neurological symptom, usually after a stroke in which the left hemisphere (the speech center) has been damaged and results in ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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Normally: Dysphagia is difficultly swallowing. Patients may speak normally, or some patients may have a hoarse voice for vocal cord irritation.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See below: A concussion causes loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or combination, but persistent aphasia is due to traumatic brain injury associated with the... Read More

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