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Hypothyroidism And Slurred Speech
Hypothyroidism, with joint pain, stiff feet, tingeling fingers, bone pain memory issues dizzy spells and sometimes slurred speech. What gives?
Levels normal?: If your thyroid levels are normal on brand name T4 replacement, then look to other possible causes for your symptoms. ...Read more
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Lack of oxygen: In a stroke, brain areas that are essential to function such as language and movement are deprived of oxygen and nutrients. These areas stop functioning soon after blood flow stops. If flow is not restored promptly, these portions of the brain will be permanently damaged. ...Read more
I can feel chick walls swollen from inside but there is no pain, chin tingles, and sometimes I have slurred speech, not sure what is going?
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?
92 now. Stroke 3yr ago. What was likely site if couldn't then recognize people standing on my right, slurred speech and loss of ability to name objects?
Stroke: The three questions a neurologist asks when someone has a stroke is where did it occur, where did it come from, and what needs to be done to prevent another. Your symptoms might have come from a left parietal region. It is very important to see your neurologist or family doctor and get answers (and treatment if needed) for the three key questions. ...Read more
Unlikely: If it is not a repetitive problem, it is unlikely to be related to lupus. ...Read more
Absolutely: And that is a big concern. A stroke could cause that as could a TIA (transient ischemic attack) r a basilar migraine. A headache with associated slurred speech is a red flag and it is best you be seen as soon as possible. The most benign possibility is a hangover, and even then I would suggest an evaluation. ...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
We thought mom had a mini-stroke2hospital days and ALL tests-no strokeShe's very active, but suddenly, coordination is BAD, slurred speech dystaksia?
Stroke: She could now be having a stroke despite past normal tests. She needs to go back to the emergency room now for a reevaluation. ...Read more
Suspect repeat stroke due to slurred speech so went over. She was leaning to 1 side, clenching fists, unable to stand, speech slurred-whatwas goingon?
ER: Could be stroke, could be bleed. In any case, this needs to be reevaluated. ...Read more
Rest is best: Most of the time, the symptoms will go away over time. Sometimes, it does take a few weeks to get back to normal. Most physicians will recommend physical and intellectual rest, meaning to stay out of work, school, and abstaining from any activities for a few days at least. If you have any other concerning symptoms or things aren't getting better, please see your physician. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
? Brain circulation:
Sounds like neurological symptoms. If you are older than 50, get yourself checked to make sure that your brain circulation is healthy and you do not have high blood pressure.
Some medicines/drugs can cause similar effects. You need a doctor to check you if these symptoms are not going away! ...Read more
I've been experiencing early pregnancy symptoms, is slurred speech one of them due to to hormonal changes?
I'm 17 and I feel I have slurred speech and it happens once awhile throughout the day? Does that mean I have adhd? I am clean, I don't drink nor smoke.
It is good: That you are not worried about this being a result of poor choices or decisions. I also think that it does not in any way mean that you have adhd. But it might be a neurological issue that does merit attention - so do ask your doctor and perhaps seek a neurological or speech evaluation. That it is intermittent may mean you've caught it early and can get a resolution more easily. Best! ...Read more
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
Recently I am having sudden slurred speech and feeling of lightheadedness usually on left side of my head and gets confused that I can't focus anymore?
I have Vasculitis and a headache slurred speech and other issues for two months. Going to neurology. What should I ask or do prior to help em help me?
See details: You should just let the neurologist do his or her job. The dictor will know what to ask and how to proceed depending on your answers. Be sure to bring your medical records to the visit. ...Read more
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