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Causes Of Slurred Speech In Adults
Can pharyngeal flap reconstruction for hypernasality cause major problems in adults? Such as slurred speech or unable to speak properly?
Not usually: Many things can cause slurred speech. With certain neurological conditions that cause slurred speech focusing on the problem can make it worse. (We also see this with stammering and stuttering). The list of conditions that cause the various types of slurred speech is lengthy. (From degenerative conditions to complicated migraine, stroke, focal seizure, poisonings and intoxication. ...Read more
Common symptom: Slurred speech is a common symptom after sustaining a concussion, along with headaches, confusion, ringing in the ears, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, etc. I do hope you have been seen for this condition to make sure everything seems to be getting better. Rest is very important, both physically and intellectually (meaning not returning to school or work for several days in most cases). ...Read more
Universal suspect: Anxiety is a prime suspect for almost all symptoms - especially the "soft" ones w/out known lab tests or imaging. And, certainly - thinking about it makes it worse. In fact, you have a great Dx Tool here! If the symptom can change based on distraction or focus - it's probably anxiety. Fractures, tumors, poisons, viruses, etc. Do not come or go in response to a phone call, great song, annoying chat ...Read more
Treatment for slurred speech my sister forget her medicine for 2ds pressure went so high cause a slurred speech she is on medication but will go away?
My friend all of a sudden has slurred speech, his tongue is swollen on the right side and he has weakness on the right side. What is the cause ofthis?
Stroke: This sounds like a stroke. Take him to the hospital immediately. ...Read more
Can low levels of vit d cause fatigue, pain, worsening of slurred speech (pt suffered stroke ~ 10 yrs ago) and general 'spaciness'?
Possibly: Member718, anxiety can sometimes produce hyperventilation, which can produce dizziness, mild confusion and slurred speech. Anxiety usually does not produce back pain, although it can cause muscle tension and poor sleep, which could contribute to back pain. I would discuss this with your primary physician. ...Read more
Why does celebrex (celecoxib) cause blurred vision and slurred speech or weakness to one side of the body? That's all I had
By: By saying "thats all I had" are you stating that you are having these symptoms. If you are experiencing chest pain, blurred vision, slurred speech and weakness of one side of your body, please call 911 right now. You need to be seen emergently. If you are just asking a question and have no symptoms, let me know and I will respond back to you in a less urgent manner. ...Read more
What could be the cause or causes of extreme fatigue, drowsiness, slurred speech and memory loss without alcohol or drug use? A few weeks ago I simply could not stay awake no matter how hard I tried. It happened again last night but was accompanied by sl
Hello.: Hello. I don't know if you are an older person or if you have any significant healthy problems. I would see a neurologist soon to ensure that you are not having transient ischemic attacks or some other neurologic insult to the brain. Take care. ...Read more
Numbness on right side of arm and face, slurred speech. Happened 2 times. Doctor said it's probably a migraine cause I'm 18? Stroke or something else?
TIAs: Ossible, depending on location & extent of blockage. Consult a neurologist for more details. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause dizziness, slurred speech, tremors, minor memory loss, back pain, and leg pain? Thanks.
Yes and no: I would suggest that you get examined ...Read more
Aside from a stroke what can cause slurred speech, blurred vision, tingling on the cheek, foot and arm on one side of the body? Complex migraine?
Cn meningitis cause slurred speech, stiffness in leg n arm, bowel incontinence, poor recognition power all together? Hw long it takes to cure fully?
Meningitis: Yes, all of these can conceivably occur due to meningitis and secondary encephalitis. Cure will depend upon the cause of the meningitis and the therapy employed, the duration of illness before onset of treatment, the prior condition of the person infected, and other factors. ...Read more
Can a cervical herniated disc in the neck cause slurred speech, difficulty talking, and swallowing? Sometimes choking on thin liquids?
Evaluation needed: Swallowing problems are most commonly related to neurological disease. The most common reason for these symptoms would be a stroke in the brain stem but other reasons need to be investigated for an appropriate treatment plan to be set. ...Read more
Speech difficulties: Acquired speech difficulties, such as slurring, are often associated with an underlying neurological or metabolic problem. A sudden onset of slurring ought to be investigated immediately, since it may be a problem that is reversible. Most commonly, slurring is associated with hypoglycemia and altered states of consciousness or a stroke (or mini-stroke)_. ...Read more
I'm 21. I have been noticing slurred speech, mixing up of words and my writing is incorrect. Today has been pretty bad. What could it be?
Unlikely: If it is not a repetitive problem, it is unlikely to be related to lupus. ...Read more
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