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A 88-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Unlikely: Although perhaps the alcohol has promoted a co-morbidity or repetitive falling has caused trauma to the brain. Typically, aphasia of this sort is sec ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience in Neurosurgery
Broca aphasia: Broca aphasia is a stroke affecting the speech area. The patient can understand you but is not normally able to form speech or a sentence - with aggr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
SLT: Speech and language therapy can be very helpful to improve aphasia. Treatment usually concentrates on word-finding skills.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience in Neurology
As below: Dysphasia means trouble in swallowing, aphasia means trouble in language.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience in Neurosurgery
Aphasia: Their is not much available in the way of software for treating aphasia. The best treatment is work with a speech therapist for speech training.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
42 years experience in Neurology
Treatment aphasia: Treatment of aphasia depends on the cause. Speech therapy may help. Progressive aphasia indicated more likely a degenerative disease and there is no s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
57 years experience in Neurology
Sensations VS speech: Aphasia is the inability to process language. The impairment can be in inability to talk, to understand, to name objects, to write, to read, to repeat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience in Psychiatry
Ability vs Memory: Aphasia is a problem specifically of language. It is usually caused by damage to specific areas of the brain. The person may be able to understand ot ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience in Neurosurgery
Speech/language: Aphasia is an impairment of language or speech that can occur following any type of injury (trauma, tumor, stroke, infection) which involves one the s ... Read More
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