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Repeating Ending Sounds Of Words
Cognitive impairment: More likely referring to early dementing illness like alzheimer's. ...Read more
I've noticed i've mixed up a few words when talking lately - i'll replace a word into a sentence that is unrelated to what i'm talking about - causes?
Is negatively thinking about things like death and what life means a symptom of depression? My thinking has no answers so would a therapist be useless
What is the diagnose of the person who understand a different meaning ofen a bad one of words. He don't see or hear unreal things?
Paranoia: this is a mental condition needing medical attention ...Read more
Female virgin.Lack of interest in sex.It seems painful, thinking of post coital tear. The whole body shaking with fear when thinking of it?
I have symptoms of forgetting things, loss of motor skills, misplaces things and being disoriented what is it?
IT IS AN INDICATION: That you need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Do you mean "penia"?: Pancytopenia designates a deficiency or inadequate numbers of all blood cells. Leukopenia indicates a deficiency of white blood cells (wbcs). Anemia indicates a deficiency of red blood cells (rbcs). Aplastic anemia refers to the illness whereby the bone marrow can not produce sufficient new blood cells resulting in lowered counts of rbcs, wbcs, & platelets--or pancytopenia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Response to horror: I agree with dr. Rao about feeling shock, bewilderment, and fear when seeing something disturbing like mutilation and murder. The person also often feels helpless -- not able to do anything in the situation. Also, some have dissociative symptoms: numbness, detachment, decreased emotional responsiveness; reduced awareness of surroundings; derealization; depersonalization; sometimes amnesia too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Post partum depressi: Symptoms are feeling helpless, hopeless worthless and guilty. Energy and motivation are down. Appetite and sleep can both be either increased or decreased. Lack of pleasure is present. If this sounds like you, or even if you are worried about it, see your OB and fill out an edinburgh depression scale, or see a psychiatrist, this is nothing to fool around with because of the risk of suicide, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not here: Here is not the place for such a major discussion. Please see appropriate groups and doctors. You may want to start with your personal doctor, if you have one. Else consult LGTB groups in your area or online. ...Read more
Often when someone: Is repressing traumatic memories they have dreams which don't make sense to them or flashbacks out of context with what is happening in their life. Sometimes they have no memories at all from childhood (not just forgetting things below age 5 or so, but of their entire childhood.) problems in intimate relations also are a signconsider talking to a therapist and seeing if there might be some trauma. ...Read more
29w3d pregnant. Baby moving rather excessively and having several episodes of hiccups a day. Is is this normal or a sign of cord compression.
Isn't the term "psychotic" irrelevant? A emo-artist type would seem out of touch of reality in a engineering seminar- it's all point of view
Reality check ?: Psychotic refers to being out of touch with reality. The term is used in conjunction with mental conditions where people might hallucinate, be paranoid or distort reality in other ways. An artist (visual artist or a writer) may use their imagination and distort reality in their creations. That doesn't necessarily mean that they are psychotic. The important factor is whether they can judge reality. ...Read more
Oh my -- no!: Women go through menopause all the time without feeling or thinking of suicide. However, depression frequently brings such thoughts, and depression may intensify during menopause. Please see your doctor now about this. You can also go directly to an emergency room, call 911, or call the help line: 1-800-273-talk (8255). Depression can be treated, and you can live your life beyond this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could lack of sleep cause an elderly person to talk constantly, saying random words and phrases even if no one is in the room?
Is being self preoccupied considered a sign of schizophrenia delusions of grandeur or just egotism?
My 4yo is repeating the last sound of words. Not every sentence, but several times a day. For instance “cake...k..k..” or “animals...s..s”. Normal?
Can be: Secondary stuttering in a kid who didn't before can be a transitional stage that lasts a few months. 3-4 would be a common time for it to appear. After a few months it usually fades. Letting the kid self recover & ignoring the error helps them more than stopping them and pointing out the error. They are aware & usually self conscious. If it persists see a speech pathologist. ...Read more
Can talking nonsense or repeating words or sounds while I'm "zoned out" be another development with my epilepsy? Will this be permanent? Treatable?
"Development"?: Not sure what you mean by "development;" "manifestation" is more appropriate. A complex partial seizure discharge can cause aphasia, dysphasia, &/or verbal automatisms (that's what you're describing). It's part of the seizure syndrome itself. Some patients' seizures evolve over time. Suppressing the seizures (i.e. in the usual way with anticonvulsants) will also suppress the associated phenomena. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My four year old suddenly developed a lisp. Spoke perfectly up until 3 days ago. Its not every time but a lot of words with s in them sound like sh.?
Give it time: Almost all children go through a lisping or stuttering phase that may last a few days or several weeks. Try to not point it out and give them plenty of time to speak and it usually goes away on it's own. If it persists or they become embarrassed, your doctor can help you find a speech therapist. ...Read more
I'm struggling with language today. It all sound foreign and it's hard to get words out. Feel out of it too. Have fibro. Normal or scary?
Possible answers: Fibromyalgia can be associated with sleep disorder, and secondary cognitive issues, but migraine with or without headache can cause speech issues which are short term, such as 15-20 minutes, but a very uncommon form, called "dysphrenia hemicrania transitoria" may last longer. Other causes may be focal seizures, even brain blood flow problems. Should get neurological evaluation, maybe ER visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 22 month old only uses about 10 words and makes sounds for other words. When do I need to worry about his language development.
Now: Speak with the child's pediatrician and consider having a thorough developmental analysis. Is his hearing normal to you? ...Read more
Sometimes I don't care for the sound of my speaking voice when I say certain words or phrases. How can I change this? ex: (use certain diction?)
Speech Pathologist : A speech and language expert can help you with your speech patterns etc . ...Read more
I constantly replace words with others that either sound similar or I have an association with, but only when typing, never when speaking. Medical?
Expressive language: There are disorders of speech and other disorders of writing that manifest separately or can be combined, i suggest you see a psychiatrist to evaluate you then he may find it necessary to do neuropsychiatric testing to further probe into that. ...Read more
Is it normal that I am unable to read during an episode of classic migraine w aura? I have to sound out words like a kindergartner.
Language affected: It is thought that over 50% of migraineurs with aura exhibit signs or symptoms of difficulty with some aspect of language during attacks. You need to get these under control due to the elevated risks these types of headaches have for things such as future stroke or other blood clotting disorders. More questions: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up a visit. ...Read more
My daughter is 18 month,she understand us,do body actions ,use to said words but stop & sound letters out.When do toddlers speak words or sentences ?
My father has been making sounds when he is sleeping. I suspect he is saying words but his speech is so slurred it's impossible to tell what he is say?
Sleep talking : Or somiloquy can happen due to stress or sleep deprivation amongst other things. It is usually harmless and more bothersome to a sleep partner but often is associated with other sleep disorders. You may want your father to review this with his doctor to evaluate him for other more worrisome sleep disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nephew is 14 months old. he is attentive but can not speak words but otherwise makes babbling sounds. doctor said go for autism test. little depres?
Mgt: The autism screening questionnaire by the American Academy of Pediatrics can be used initially. I would also suggest a hearing test. Sometimes children who do not hear well have delayed verbal skills. In the meantime, spending time reading to your nephew and reviewing words in an interactive way can improve speech. ...Read more
Is this a cold and what should I take to help it? I have an on and off fever, it is hot when i breathe through my nose, I have fully lost my voice and when it sort of comes back it is cracky and only a few words come out. I sound like a serious smoker and
Fever /breathing: To comment specifically would not be correct it would be giving a diagnosis without examining or talking to you in-depth. Is such a situation as you describe from bacteria that would need antibiotics or is it viral or is it something much more serious? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Speech delay or autism? 3 y/o- says few words but no sentences. knows letters n sounds, helps with clothes/shoes, etc. no mom, dad, hungry, eat, etc.
Speech delay=sure: Whether this is part of autism or a speech/language issue can only be determined by a full evaluation.If you are in the US, there is a program called Child Find operated in all public school districts.Their job is to take any kid 3 and over and identify their special needs and try to make the kid school ready by 6.Contact special services in the area you live and get started. ...Read more
7yr m has (apparent sudden onset) amblyopia, speech disfluency (repeating end sounds, pausing in mid word), dyslexia, ADHD, impulsiveness. Related? See neurologist? ADHD and impulsiveness have been ongoing but amblyopia and speech disfluency recent.
Neurological problem: I would definitely see a pediatric neurologist ASAP ...Read more
I know this sounds silly but I just realized that I've been taking week 4's pills when I should have been On week 3. What should I do?
Protect yourself: week 4 has no hormones, so you are not protected. Use different contraceptive measures, wait for your period and start a new pack in your first day of period ...Read more
Hyperacusis: Hyperacusis - sensitiveness to excess sound. Though this can happen because of a nerve paralysis called facial nerve which supplies a small muscle-stapedius , isolatedly it will not happen withoput other muscles involved. Excess teeth grinding from stress can cause increased tension of a muscle close to ear called tensor tympani, which normally tenses to protect from excess sound, but overacts ...Read more
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