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how can i get rid of my lisp

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Speech therapy: Try seeing a speech therapist for help.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Dont know: Of any fast fixes. A speech therapist will give you the best exercises for correction. You could look at acupuncture and chinese medicine as well. I ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Speech Pathologist: A good speech pathologist should be able to give you exercises to help. You might also look into people who specialize in helping foreign speakers red ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
16 years experience General Practice
Speech Therapy: Best not to rush. There are no medications or surgeries to repair a lisp. Consistent speech exercises with a therapist will improve your lisp.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Difficulty with S &: Z phonemes at the beginning, middle & end of words constitute a lisp. Speech therapy & practicing smiling while talking to yourself in a mir ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: An evaluation by a speech pathologist can help you understand your speech issues and whether there is a problem with the oral mechanism that needs wor ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Teaching "s" & "z" : phonemes at the beginning, middle & end of words would not be possible if you have a lisp. Speech therapy can greatly reduce or eliminate a "perma ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Speech therapy: A speech therapist can teach you how to speack without a lisp.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Speech therapy is : the best way to get rid of a "permanent" lisp or, at least, reduce it greatly. Therapy that targets production of the sounds "s" & "z" at the be ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Becky White
20 years experience Pediatrics
Give it time: Almost all children go through a lisping or stuttering phase that may last a few days or several weeks. Try to not point it out and give them plenty ... Read More
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