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See a Specialist: A speech, language pathologist can do an evaluation and also help with corrective therapy in most cases. If it is determined that the cause is anatomical, they may refer to an Ears, nose and throat specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
8mo's trouble finding words forgetting what Saying, Paused speech. Boss & cust. notice. drneuropsych said avg score, delayed response. Where go answrs?
Borderline: Intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'll try : Hypertonia implies that the muscles are "set" at a higher baseline level of tone; even at rest. The muscles are incapable of completely relaxing. This is not a good term for doctors to use in isolation, because it doesn't give patients a lot of information. It is almost always a symptom, and not a complete diagnosis. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does this mean please ?child 6 has language difficulty grammar immaturities , comprehension of spoken language retain of vocab and expressive
Many possibilities: There are a number of different conditions that might cause these symptoms. If your child's school has an assessment team ask them to help. If not contact a psychologist. ...Read more
Bipolar Disorder: "manic depression" is an older term for bipolar disorder, which involves mood instability with periods of depression and mania. There is usually some family disposition, with exacerbating environmental influences such as drug and alcohol abuse, sleep disturbance, certain medications like steroids, etc. Sometimes the correct diagnosis isn't discovered until an antidepressant induces mania. ...Read more
Can Asperger syndrome cause difficulty with communication? ex. trouble translating thoughts into words?
Asperger's: can cause challenges in communication but they can be overcome to some degree. Difficulty reading the nonverbals and facial expressions of others may may putting your own feelings into words in response to theirs. Ask questions if you are not clear about what someone is saying and they you will be able to formulate a response better. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is this abnormal sleeptalking?: coherent/clear interactive conversation (sometimes uncharacteristically irritable) with eyes open/body movement.
No: Sounds like you may be talking about someone with aphasia, where the part of the brain involved in understanding or generating speech isn't working, perhaps due to a stroke. Alzheimer's patients have trouble with memories, so they know who they are and where they grew up, but can't remember what they had for breakfast. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Get evaluated: Since the onset of your symptoms is sudden and these symptoms can mean many things, address them with your primary care doctor to have a full work up and rule out anything physical going on. Based on the results, the optimal course of action will be decided .Good luck! ...Read more
Normal immunity: Immuno (refers to the immune system - your antibody production and disease resistance capacity) competent (effective and normal) so immunocompetent means you are normal and have an immune and defense system that can respond in a normal way to challenges to your body. A good place to be. ...Read more
Possibly: If the ocd messages that are directing the individual on a fairly constant basis, it's like trying to have two conversations at once. The interference would make it hard to understand people. Especially complex interactions would be quite difficult. You are wise to recognize this and i hope you can find a good therapist to help get the ocd under control. It's not easy, but it is possible. Best! ...Read more
Borderline personality disorder more about self-harm or harming others and avoidant personality disorder more about caring too much, is this correct?
Not necessarily: Borderline personality disorder is more about intense and often unstable moods. This may result in harm to self or others. Avoidant personality disorder is more about social fears, anticipation of rejection and feelings of inadequacy. People with avoidant personality disorders are also prone to self-harm. ...Read more
Age 36 female forgeting things, spelling words, names, people and objects, moments of confustion, comes and goes MS test normal, getting worse?
Cognitive issues: Your description focuses on worsening intellectual function, which can be due to many causes at age 36. Consider medication rxtns, vitamin deficiencies, (thiamine or b-12), low thyroid, occult infections (hiv, syphilis), contact with toxins (even carbon monoxide exposure in home or car). Perhaps there are psychological issues, or unusual complications of migraine or epilepsy. Doubt ms. ...Read more