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Doctor insights on: Trouble Coming Up With Specific Words

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What condition or disease causes a mispronunciation of words or trouble with speech?

What condition or disease causes a mispronunciation of words or trouble with speech?

If new, get seen!: I agree with Dr. Allen. Also, illegal drugs, injuries to the head, some prescription or over-the-counter medications, supplements, & alcohol can all affect speech and coherency, If this is a new problem, it is important to get seen very soon, and even consider ER evaluation if sudden onset (and not due to alcohol). It may turn out to be minor and temporary later, but take no chances now! ...Read more

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What are specific symptoms of fribomylgia?

What are specific symptoms of fribomylgia?

Complicated: There are many symptoms of fibromyalgia. It is probably under diagnosed.
Take a look at this website:
http://www. Niams. Nih. Gov/Health_Info/Fibromyalgia/ ...Read more

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My son is 17months. Should I be woried he only says 3 words?

My son is 17months. Should I be woried he only says 3 words?

Encourage: A child aged 12- 17 months has a 4 -6 words vocabulary. Repeat words, say aloud and encourage him. At this age they imitate words. ...Read more

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What specific foods would you recommend as a healthier substitute for twinkies and why?

What specific foods would you recommend as a healthier substitute for twinkies and why?

Anything: Almost anything is healthier than twinkies. Try fruit, berries, nuts, veggies, small amount of juice, popcorn, etc. Twinkies have zero nutrition. ...Read more

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What is non specific proctitis?

What is non specific proctitis?

Just what it says...: It's inflammation of the lining of the rectum that is not related to infection, or a disease called ulcerative colitis, or other defined causes. Often treated with topical medicined (delivered by suppository or small medicated enema) over a short time period. Most often self-limited; usually does not recur. ...Read more

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I'm at a loss of words, any suggestions?

I'm at a loss of words, any suggestions?

Develop Scripts: One way to deal with "not knowing what to say" is to develop templates or scripts. Another thing you can do is create 5 to 7 questions you will ask another person when you meet, such as, "where did you grow up? " or "what do you do in your spare time"?
If you focus on learning about the other person and get them to talk about themself, it takes the focus off you. ...Read more

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What is non-specific mesentric adenitis? What causes it?

What is non-specific mesentric adenitis? What causes it?

Lymph nodes inflamed: Mesenteric refers to intestinal area and adenitis referrs to lymph node - all means inflamed or reactivated lymphatic nodes in gut area as a result of immune reponse to some bacterial infection. Just like sore thorat causing lymph nodes enlargment around neck it can be same around gut. In kids it is common with strep thorat that some abdominal pain is caused by " non specific (genreal) mesenteri ...Read more

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I've been having Auden extreme migraines, I've also been mixing up words and randomly have trouble holding up my head! What could be wrong?

I've been having Auden extreme migraines, I've also been mixing up words and randomly have trouble holding up my head! What could be wrong?

Auden migraine?: “Behind the corpse in the reservoir, behind the ghost on the links,
Behind the lady who dances and the man who madly drinks,
Under the look of fatigue, the attack of migraine and the sigh
There is always another story, there is more than meets the eye.” --W.H. Auden.
Changes in sleep due to migraine often causes fatigue.
cannot say in your particular case. ...Read more

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My age is 38 and sometime while deliver ing a speech I forget the words while I am good while writing. How can I improve this. Is there any supplements?

My age is 38 and sometime while deliver ing a speech I forget the words while I am good while writing. How can I improve this. Is there any supplements?

Stage fright?: People who are anxious in front of others (such as giving a speech or other performance-type activity) can forget words or lose their place in a planned talk. Supplements like theanine may help you calm down some, but working with a psychologist might help you more. Also, low-dose propanolol (your doctor can prescribe) before your talk may help some of your anxiety symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there specific types of depression?

Are there specific types of depression?

Depression: Agree with dr. Passer. Also, depression that does not fit any of the above classifications is termed depression nos (not otherwise specified). ...Read more

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Excessive saliva an sluring of my words?

Excessive saliva an sluring of my words?

See doctor: Your doctor may need to evaluate. Neurotically problem is likely including swallowing evaluation. ...Read more

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In simple words what is CBT in OCD treatment?

In simple words what is CBT in OCD treatment?

CBT & OCD: CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Too simply put, it is based on the researched premise that our thinking (self-talk) creates our feelings. We learn to turn up the volume on unconscious thoughts and talk back and change them. OCD is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, thoughts and behaviors that repeat and interfere w/function or comfort. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My 11yr old aspie complains that she has trouble getting words out, could that be aphasia?

My 11yr old aspie complains that she has trouble getting words out, could that be aphasia?

Yes: Inability to express words is called aphasia. Have her assessed by a pediatric neurologist. All the best. ...Read more

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How to create 200g of a specific substance?

You didn't say: Which substance. I am thinking that your question might be out of the scope of HealthTap. ...Read more

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Forgetting how to spell the simplest words. Is this a mental condition?

Forgetting how to spell the simplest words. Is this a mental condition?

See below: Without an evaluation, both neurospsycholog, and medical it's hard to say what's happening to you. Please start with your primary care doctor, and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Unrelated words though clearly articulated?

What is the definition or description of: Unrelated words though clearly articulated?

Speech: Use of unrelated words which are clearly articulated might occur as part of a thought disorder. If the words used sound like the word that was intended that might be due to malapropism. ...Read more

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Why do I mix words when speaking?

Not sure what is: Meant by mixing words but if this is a change for you & causes impairment - then consider medical eval. ...Read more

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Are phlebotomy license state specific?

Are phlebotomy license state specific?

Yes, check national: There are online courses, non-credit courses, some associated with emt training, and in each state it varies. It would be best to apply with a national organization: www. Nhanow. Com, www. Aspt. Org/phlebotomy. Html. ...Read more