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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Speech therapy: Speech therapy can be very effective see your doctor.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Partly: Stuttering is more common in boys, and a strong family history has been noticed in those who continue to stutter over 6 months. Transient (developmen ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience in Travel Medicine
Variable: Stuttering or speech disfluency is a common problem. 5% of children in the USA have a period of stuttering with about 1% going on to have a lasting pr ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Speech therapy: Speech therapy can be very effective in the majority of cases.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Diff for Each person: Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and helped himself. It is often worse with nerves and anxie ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
It's complicated: See a good speech therapist who has worked with others. Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salman Saeed
32 years experience in Neurology
Stuttering: Stuttering is most of the times seen with anxiety. Sometimes taking anti anxiety medication can help stuttering as well as speech therapy.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Stuttering: Disruption in fluency of speech, stuttering, is most often noticed in children between 2 and 3 years of age, which may persist a few months. Referral ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really : Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and helped himself. It is often worse with nerves and anxie ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
STUTTERING: The child cannot talk straight, repeats words, pauses and then try to continue talking again.

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