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Occasional Slurred Speech
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
I hope you are: Writing this question from a bed in er! ...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
Could be serious: These are serious symptoms. If one has sudden onset of speech and gait problems one should call 911 and get immediate medical attention. Causes could be stroke, a medication effect and other conditions - but these are signs that something is effecting the nervous system. ...Read more
Sporadic migraine minor speech+cognitive impairment minor hallucinations like confusion of surroundings, mild paranoia mood swings occasional lethargy?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check bloodwork: Anemia, high or low blood glucose, low sodium, low calcium, low magnesium, liver problems (with elevated transaminases)--all these are possible causes of your symptoms that could be checked with simple, routine blood tests. There are many other causes of tremor, weakness and slurred speech, so check with your neurologist after this bloodwork. ...Read more
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
No: However, they mat be signs of a significant systemic illness and you should see your physician. ...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
Several things can..: Problems in the ability of the brain to tell the speaking-muscles (in tongue, throat, voicebox, etc...) what to do; problems in the tongue, throat, or voicebox themselves; problems in the level of consciousness (such as if sedated); and local anesthesia (such as dental anesthesia) are some of the causes of slurred speech. A new case of slurred speech for no reason may be a stroke (can go to E.R.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden head rush coupled with brief dizziness. Minor headache dry eyes, brain fog afterwards. (normal mri) thoughts?
Sudden low BP: It sounds like your blood pressure is dropping briefly. When this happens, you will get dizzy, possibly get a headache and your brain can feel foggy from a brief lessening of oxygen. With the dry eyes as well, it sounds like you may be dehydrated. You are in a heat wave. Make sure you keep your fluids up. If it worsens, go to the er for IV replenishment. ...Read more
Throat pain with swallowing difficulties, speech problems, headache, body chill cold feeling , dizziness and numbness?
Troubling: Troubling symptoms. See your MD.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am deaf, (neural deafness) from few months sometimes i experience slurred speech. Is my deafness responsible for slurring of speech?
Severe h/a & nausea exiting camper. 8 hr later (slept at home) -slurred speech, unbalanced, blurred vision, facial flushing, fuzzy thinking. Dx?
Headaches daily, confusion & slurred speech at times, difficulty concentrating, muscle pain in arms, hands, legs, and neck, hands shaking, irritable?
Multifactorial: Is it possible your symptoms could be stress related or much more pronounced due to stress? It is very important that you have a medical examination by a doctor to ensure that there is not something serious going on. You are young, it would be rare for you to be having a stroke. The role of stress reactions, anxiety, panic attacks on the body can present with various concerning symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headaches, vision problem in left eye, dizziness, severe fatigue, memory loss, speech problem, clumsiness, etc. What could this be?
Get checked out...: .. by a healthcare professional right away. Your symptoms are not specific to any one condition but all of them together can mean certain bad things. make sure you are not ingesting any new substances or medications which could explain these symptoms. Go see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
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