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I have problem with (R) letter in many word like (dread) word. Do not pronounce correctly?

I have problem with (R) letter in many word  like (dread) word.            Do not pronounce correctly?

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

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Attapulgite did you hear this word?

Attapulgite did you hear this word?

Attapulgite: No I read it but could not hear it If we chat I can hear it and you can tell me what you mean. ...Read more

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8mo's trouble finding words forgetting what Saying, Paused speech. Boss & cust. notice. drneuropsych said avg score, delayed response. Where go answrs?

8mo's trouble finding words forgetting what Saying, Paused speech. Boss & cust. notice. drneuropsych said avg score, delayed response. Where go answrs?

Stay w/doc: and ask about natural help from him/her or a nutritionist. Good fat such as coconut oil, olive oil are good for brain. Ginkgo biloba can be helpful but not if on blood thinners. Seek guidance in these areas. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What would experts say about accepted psychotic personality disorder triad?

What would experts say about accepted psychotic personality disorder triad?

???: There is no "psychotic personality disorder, " -- thus i don't know of any triad associated with it. Is it possible you mean something else? Another type of personality disorder, perhaps? ...Read more

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I have confuse some similar word?

I have confuse some similar word?

Dementia: Im not sure what the question is here. you may be exhibiting signs of dementia. also, if you cannot repeat a sentence spoken to you, have a drooping face when trying to smile, or have droopy arms when extended, you may be having a stroke. ...Read more

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Could you explain "borderline personality disorder" in layman's terms ?

Could you explain "borderline personality disorder" in layman's terms ?

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 more

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What is hypertonia? (in short understandable terms)

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 more

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What does this mean please ?child 6 has language difficulty grammar immaturities , comprehension of spoken language retain of vocab and expressive

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

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Please answer! what makes people develop manic depression?

Please answer! what makes people develop manic depression?

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

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Can Asperger syndrome cause difficulty with communication? ex. trouble translating thoughts into words?

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

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Is this abnormal sleeptalking?: coherent/clear interactive conversation (sometimes uncharacteristically irritable) with eyes open/body movement.

Is this abnormal sleeptalking?: coherent/clear interactive conversation (sometimes uncharacteristically irritable) with eyes open/body movement.

It's common: Talking in our sleep is pretty common. When i was young, i used to sit up in bed and have long conversations with my mother, and then my wife. Now, at 66, all I do is snore. Don't worry about it, just make sure you trust whoever you sleep near. ...Read more

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Isit true that people with alzheimer's dementia know who they are but simply can't speak?

Isit true that people with alzheimer's dementia know who they are but simply can't speak?

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 more

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I'm having sudden problems with memory, word recall, reading words. What is happening?

I'm having sudden problems with memory, word recall, reading words. What is happening?

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

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Define immunocompetent in terms I understand pls.?

Define immunocompetent in terms I understand pls.?

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

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Please tell me, could OCD cause difficulty understanding what people are saying?

Please tell me, could OCD cause difficulty understanding what people are saying?

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

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Borderline personality disorder more about self-harm or harming others and avoidant personality disorder more about caring too much, is this correct?

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

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Age 36 female forgeting things, spelling words, names, people and objects, moments of confustion, comes and goes MS test normal, getting worse?

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