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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

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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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience in Radiology
Stroke not only caus: While stroke is probably the most common, other injuries to the speech centers of the brain could cause sudden loss of speech. These include infection ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience in Neurology
TINGLING & SPEECH: Transient cerebral events, seizures need to be ruled out. You need to see a neurologist. An MRI of the brain may be necessary.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
17 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
It depends. : The word "temporary" could mean seconds or days. Brief loss of vision could be related to common problems like low blood pressure or migraines. Longer ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
More than one thing: This could be neurologic, cat this could be migraine it needs evaluation. You want to prevent temporary to become more lasting.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience in Neurosurgery
Left frontal stroke: In general, a stroke of the left frontal lobe can lead to speech loss, or expressive aphasia. There are many different types of speech disturbances wh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Banner
47 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Loss of teeth, especially in the front of the mouth, can cause speech problems because it allows for change in lip and tongue positions which are key ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Most of the time: Teeth help support the lips and cheeks, and allow the tongue a place to rest when forming certain sounds... Many people have very few teeth and enunci ... Read More
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 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Hearing loss: Temporary hearing loss can be from various causes. E.G. A plugging of the outer ear canal with ear wax can occasionally cause hearing loss. Loud noi ... 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 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
May be serious: Temporary vision loss in the periphery is usually due to migraines or occasionally low blood pressure. Regardless, any type of vision loss should be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Sudden hearing loss: Sudden hearing loss could be due to wax, eustachian catarrh, ear drum perforation, sudden loud noises causing sensorineural deafness.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
There are no common: Temporary loss of vision can be caused by low blood pressure, certain infections and inflammatory processes, concussions, and many other conditions. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
There are many: If you live in the washington state, i beleive they do hearing screening test in the hospital your baby was born. You should check to see if your baby ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Many causes: Check for TIA or embolic stroke, check for afib and hyperthyroidism.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Go to ER: If you had any of the above mentioned symptoms, i recommend going to the emergency room to rule out any life threatening conditions. Wishing you the v ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Michael
14 years experience in Clinical Psychology
If it's anxiety...: If you know the problem is solely anxiety (see a physician), then memory loss is probably due to difficulty with concentration and attention. If one c ... Read More
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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.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many many: Most common would be glaucoma and stroke.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Yes: Poor concentration and depression are common causes especially in the younger age group.

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