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In the paced auditory serial addition test I got all but one correct. Is this a good sign?

In the paced auditory serial addition test I got all but one correct. Is this a good sign?

Yes, results are : based on number correct out of total.The PASAT is a measure of cognitive function that assesses auditory information processing speed and flexibility, as well as calculation ability. It is used for patients with MS, not as a test pf general cognitive ability. ...Read more

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Are occasional hallucinations, visual and auditory, cause for concern? They've been happening more frequently lately if that's important.

Are occasional hallucinations, visual and auditory, cause for concern? They've been happening more frequently lately if that's important.

Yes, concern: Please tell your parents and your physician about this ASAP. I see that you're taking Strattera and/or Vyvanse, so these symptoms need to be reviewed carefully with your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs can work for auditory hallucinations?

What drugs can work for auditory hallucinations?

Evaluation: It is important to see a psychiatrist in order to clarify what is causing the auditory hallucinations. Such symptoms can occur in many conditions and it is important to make sure the underlying condition is being addressed. Usually, at least in the short term, an antipsychotic medication is utilized, of which there are more than 20 approved in the U.S. Alone. ...Read more

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Can there be some medication for central auditory processing disorder, how do you get this disorder?

Can there be some medication for central auditory processing disorder, how do you get this disorder?

Link for parents: This is a great link for parents should capd be a concern in your child. Medications are not usually prescribed for capd per se. Therapy with a speech-language pathologist is helpful. Medications are considered when there is thought to be an attention or focusing problem in addition to the capd. http://m.kidshealth.org/parent/medical/ears/central_auditory.html. ...Read more

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What are auditory nerves?

What are auditory nerves?

Auditory nerves: are the large cranial nerves that transmit sound information from the cochlea (inner ear) to the brain (specifically the inferior colliculus of the midbrain and the medial geniculate body in the epithalamus). from there sound information is processed and passed to the brain stem reticular formation, superior medial temporal lobe and other processing centers. ...Read more

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I think that I am having auditory hallucinations. Should I be worried?

I think that I am having auditory hallucinations. Should I be worried?

Need evaluation: You don't say much about your situation, but auditory hallucinations can be part of multiple conditions. They need to be evaluated by a physician so you can get help with whatever is happening with you. Please don't ignore this. ...Read more

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Is it strange that I need a specific auditory stimulation in order to achieve orgasm 95% of the time?

Is it strange that I need a specific auditory stimulation in order to achieve orgasm 95% of the time?

No: Female orgasm is much more about mental than physical stimulation compared to a male. There are obviously differences from person to person, but having specific desires and sexual preferences is normal, just make sure you and your partner are having an open conversation about needs and desires. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a child with auditory neglect function understand?

What can I do to help a child with auditory neglect function understand?

Pursue speech...: Comprehensive speach pathologist and ENT evaluation and management is recommended. ...Read more

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What is auditory synesthesia?

Synesthesia: When stimulus applied to one modality produces sensation in another modality. For example, hearing a certain sound produces visualization of a certain color. ...Read more