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loss of speech due to stress

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Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
Loss of speech: Symptom suggests a possible TIA ;seek a full neurologic evaluation ASAP

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Loss of speech: Mutism = inability to speak. Aphasia = loss of language or communication ability.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience in Pain Management
Migraines/stroke/TIA: Migraines are generally considered due to blood vessel constriction in the brain followed by blood vessel dilation.There is also an electrochemical co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Looking back: Fortunately symptoms are resolved, because you said it was temporary speech loss. First thing to do is rule out stroke or transient ischemic attack. I ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: I understand your distress. Emotional Stress of relationships, separation, divorce, parenting, unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Unlikely: All the things you suggest as causes are a) unlikely to be the cause of loss of height, and b) extremely unlikely to be caused by psych meds.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Complex problem: Brain damage from stroke, hemorrhage, trauma, drugs all can present like this including brain or associated structure infection.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
I don't understand: Please provide more detail in your question. I don't understand your question. Thanks!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
There isn't a way to: answer this question without context.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Iodine: Is the deficient nutrient that causes low thyroid state . However , low thyroid generally causes weight gain not weight loss . On the other hand high ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Parkinson feeling: Parkinson's disease causes a loss of facial expressivity, so they may look like they have no feelings. This is inaccurate. The underlying loss of Do ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Memory is a very: Tricky thing. The simple answer is no. But something called pseudo dementia can happen in older patients who become very depressed. We now feel thi ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Something else!: That is a really rapid weight loss! You need a thorough workup soon!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Not unless,,,: ...it was also accompanied by clouded thinking in general, physical exhaustion, or some of other symptom of you not having gotten any or enough sleep. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
No. if u have : Anxiety which makes you not want to eat... That is an explanation. Gastroenteritis with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea can be explanations. Prolonged n/ ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes. : I was so tempted to put "y-y-y-e-s-s" in the headline but restrained myself just in time. Look stuttering can be a terrible affliction and hard to ove ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Usually more: Having a very hard time falling asleep is usually due to more than lack of exercise. Follow proper sleep hygiene and if you're still struggling a slee ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sleep: If the body does not get adequate sleep over time, the cortisol level will rise and weight gain can occur. This doesn't happen after one sleepless nig ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience in Bariatrics
Absolutely: Unfortunately in today's society we don't have the close family ties that existed long ago and we have much more emotional stress and exhaustionyou co ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Your doctor can refer you to a psychologist or psychiatrist to help with coping skills. Stress is a life long condition and coping is important to le ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stroke: First possibility is stroke. That is most likely and a medical emergency. Call 911.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Depression? Grief?: Loss of interest and feelings are often associated with the onset of depression but this is not necessarily sudden. Also, there are still feelings bu ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Chronic hypoxia in patients with peripheral vascular disease suffer hair loss on their extremities.

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