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Should I be able to learn to talk again with speech therapy?

Should I be able to learn to talk again with speech therapy?

Depends: It would depend on what your speech problem is and what caused it and to what degree you are affected. If you have the ability to make speech, the therapist should be able to help you regain some speech and to have that speech be more understandable. Can't answer you question totally without more information and re-phrasing it. ...Read more

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When should kids be able to speak in sentences?

When should kids be able to speak in sentences?

2-3 years.: The average child will speak with two words at a time around 24 months old and then sentences around 3 years plus. Remember though that there is a wide range of normal and don't compare your child to others. ...Read more

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I want to talk to an oncologist?

I want to talk to an oncologist?

Lots of options: Most cities have multiple oncologists. Ask your primary care physician for recommendations. You might also contact your local hospital for names. Make sure and take all your medical records with you, including cd discs with all your x-ray images stored on them. This will facilitate a smooth, detailed conversation about your case. ...Read more

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94 years old, infirmed patient not able to lift or place foot properly and unable to walk without help. What to do to arrange pt?

94 years old, infirmed patient not able to lift or place foot properly and unable to walk without help. What to do to arrange pt?

Home PT: A home bound elder can get home pt via the local visting nurse organization. A doctors order needs to be obtained so the agency gets paid. ...Read more

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Who to go to about pyloromyotomy?

Who to go to about pyloromyotomy?

If you are talking: ... about a young baby, the best physician to take care of the baby would be a pediatric surgeon. He/She could then perform the pyloromyotomy either openly or laparoscopically. ...Read more

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Who to talk to about menstrual problems?

Who to talk to about menstrual problems?

A # of choices: A good place to start is your mother, an aunt or a grandmother. The school nurse is also a good source of information. If you have significant problems - seeing a gynecologist may be prudent. ...Read more

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How to get over my shyness and be able to speak to people?

How to get over my shyness and be able to speak to people?

It may be difficult : but try taking small steps Get involved in clubs, sports or other group activities. Even if you don't want 2 try out for a play, consider becoming part of the stage crew. It's a way to make friends and interact with people. It will help you feel more comfortable in other situations as well. Try speaking with one new person a day. Start by smiling and giving them a compliment or saying good morning ...Read more

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When should a child be able to speak in full sentences?

When should a child be able to speak in full sentences?

Child development: Most children can speak in full (5-6 word) sentences by about 3 years old. You can look up many developmental milestones by age at www.Healthychildren.Org (run by the aap). ...Read more

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Where can I find other veterans to talk to about reintegration?

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Veterans: The va facility near you offers group therapy for vets. ...Read more

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I want to speak to gynecologist doctor ?

I want to speak to gynecologist doctor
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Please ask your: Question, and a participating doctor will answer it. ...Read more

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How to talk to a depressed person?

How to talk to a depressed person?

As they'd like it: If it's severe - they need professional help - call for it if so. But even then - what you can offer till then is simply 'being there'. Ask for their agreement on your presence very gently. Accept and follow their lead on non-verbal or short phrases. Just sitting still together may be fine. If you need to say something informative, make it clear, calm, gentle and simple. No stirring of flames, ok? ...Read more

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I need to talk?

I need to talk?

Unclear question: Most everyone needs to talk, it is part of being a social being and connecting to our fellow human beings. Of course, there is serious and personal talk and more superifical chatter. Talking about personal feelings, problems and conflicts requires trust and safety, and usually a good listener. If you need to talk to a professional about life problems find a good clinical psychologist and talk. ...Read more

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I have depression. I need to talk to someone. Can I talk to any doctor through email?

I have depression. I need to talk to someone. Can I talk to any doctor through email?

Depression: Therapy works best in person. While I understand many have difficulty with the idea of being seen in person, from emailing one cannot see body language, facial expression, and they cannot hear vocal intonation. If at all possible, be seen in person, for the best chance at proper care. ...Read more

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I need to know who can I speak to or ask question about removing ovaries?

I need to know who can I speak to or ask question about removing ovaries?

Please call your GYN: As depending on the reason the ovaries can be removed, davinci robot works well in many cases. ...Read more

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Sr, i' not able to speak clearly some words. when i speak quickly then nobody understand it, ?

Sr, i' not able to speak clearly some words. when i speak quickly then nobody  understand it, ?

Evaluation by doctor: I can't know for sure but it doesn't sound as if you have a neurological problem such as would occur in a patient with stroke or brain trauma but it certainly wouldn't hurt for a neurologist to examine you. If no neurological problem is found then, the next step is to get an evaluation by a speech pathologist. Once the problem is defined a treatment plan can be offered. ...Read more

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Need advice for getting dressed when unable to move arm?

Need advice for getting dressed when unable to move arm?

Bend and Hang: If you are inquiring on how to dress, etc. After surgery when it is important to not actively move your arm, we recommend leaning over and letting the arm dangle/hang freely without tension. Typically, you will want to put that arm through a shirt first...This type of dangling or pendulum position is also good for showers and helps with pain control. ...Read more

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I would like to speak to a doctor to put my mind to ease about some concerns. ?

I would like to speak to a doctor to put my mind to ease about some concerns. ?

I'm sure many doctor: on HealthTap would be happy to help out. But you are a minor and ideally any interaction should involve your parents too. Consider a formal HealthTap prime consultation but I would have your parents available too as this would be most appropriate based on your age. ...Read more

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How to talk to them. Being forced to gain weight?

How to talk to them. Being forced to gain weight?

Who's doing this?: You're an adult and you cannot be force-fed unless it's extraordinary circumstances. If you are a teen and your family is nagging you to eat more because of something they read about BMI, get with a competent dietician or humor them until you can escape. Famly conflicts over what people eat are destructive and perhaps your physician can offer guidance. ...Read more

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Do you need to relax first to go to sleep?

Do you need to relax first to go to sleep?

If you are frenzied-: Good luck trying to fall asleep. Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room >. ...Read more

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