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I woke up this morning physically unable to speak. I' can only make out a whisper if I yell I can speak, other than that no.?

My voice is gone: Good morning this sounds urgent and i would advise you to get to the nearest urgent care center or to your primary care health provider. I am worried about infection or worse. Please do not be afraid to ask for help today. ...Read more

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Which strokes make the afflicted unable to speak?

Which strokes make the afflicted unable to speak?

Broca's area: Strokes that affect the language center (broca's area) usually in the left side of the brain result in speech disturbance and often weakness or paralysis of the right arm and leg. This can be due to impaired circulation due to hardening of the arteries or hemorrhage due to hypertension. In left handed patients the anatomy is reversed and the speech center may be on the right side of the brain. ...Read more

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4 year old unable to speak does not like hugs and kisses or change?

4 year old unable to speak does not like hugs and kisses or change?

Needs evaluation: for possible autism and maybe hearing problems. See your doctor to start the evaluation. ...Read more

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Using amphetamines (1 to 2 pills/day) for a couple of month, i had recently 2 episodes of deep confusion (practicly unable to speak). Overdose?

Using amphetamines (1 to 2 pills/day) for a couple of month, i had recently 2 episodes of deep confusion (practicly unable to speak). Overdose?

TIA-stroke-seizure: Amphetamines drive up your blood pressure and they can cause strokes and brain hemorrhage. This could have been a transient ischemic attack, a small stroke, a small brain hemorrhage, or a seizure. See a neurologist, get a ct scan of the head and stop using. ...Read more

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A 3 yr old kid who is unable to speak all words, listens but doesn't obey ur commands every time. He pulls u to the things he want, is mentally sick?

A 3 yr old kid who is unable to speak all words, listens but doesn't obey ur commands every time. He pulls u to the things he want, is mentally sick?

Can he hear?: This would be a great question for your pediatrician or family medicine doc. The first order of business will be to have a hearing test, because if he is deaf, he might not learn to speak well and need to communicate some other way. You may also be right to worry about how well the brain is working. Maybe he has a developmental delay. Lots of possible reasons for that, but start with hearing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in which genetic disorder a person is unable to speak, move ?

Can you tell me in which genetic disorder a person is unable to speak, move ?

Need more details: There are many genetic disorders characterized by lack of speech and sometimes with hypotonia or muscle weakness. Many can present at various times of life. Many fall in the family of "storage disorders" where the lack of an enzyme causes substances to accumulate often in the brain resulting in neurological complications. ...Read more

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Hi I am having bifid uvula from birth, I am unable to speak clearly. Now I am 23 year old. Is there any possibility to do operation & how much it cost?

Hi I am having bifid uvula from birth, I am unable to speak clearly. Now I am 23 year old. Is there any possibility to do operation & how much it cost?

Yes. : The bifid uvula and speech problems probably mean you have a form of cleft palate. You should get evaluated and treated through a cleft team which you can find at cleft line.Org. They can give you an idea about costs. ...Read more

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