A 50-year-old member asked:
Is slurred speech a sign of some disease?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 39 years experience
Yes: Depending if acute, or long standing--could be stroke!
but can be medication effect, after head trauma, tumor, etc---need urgent evaluation if acute.
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Last updated Dec 21, 2017
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