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What Is The Best Treatment For Speech Difficulty
What medicine?: It is not at all normal for medicine to cause slurry speech and difficulty talking..Unless it is a sedative, anesthetic, narcotic or other centrally acting medication. Some medications, if not taken as directed may interact or change drug availability, with other medications or alcohol to cause the patient unexpected side effects. Call the prescribing doctor for advise or go to your nearest er. ...Read more
All over numbness(different sensation) on&off 1 y.a.now daily.new speech difficulty, headache, difficulty staying asleep?
Get seen.: These symptoms have gone on too long, and could be serious. Do not mess around any more and get a thorough evaluation and appropriate testing. If your doc does not have a good explanation, get a referral to a neurologist. Consider second opinions too. It could be something minor and easy to explain or fix, or it could be something more serious. Find out PDQ. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife was affected by brain hemorrhage 1.5 years back. Now she is having speech difficulty unable to recollect the names of things and persons?
Speech difficulty: Your wife should be seen by her doctor or a neurologist to evaluate this problem. There are a lot of possibilities. ...Read more
Possibly : Seroquel (quetiapine) could cause those symptoms but you would usually expect the dose might be too high or had interacted with another medication. It can cause involuntary motor movements which if they involved the mouth could affect speech. If those symptoms are sudden in onset a more serious cause like stroke needs to be considered and needs to be evaluated immediately in an er. If not the call provider. ...Read more
Is it normal to have aura migraines with speech difficulty(speaking gibberish) and tingling hands before the migraine so infrequently(once a decade)?
"Normal"?: Depends on your definition of "normal." Strictly speaking, migraines aren't "normal." Are there migraineurs who have very infrequent auras such as you describe? Yes. If you're one of them, count yourself lucky. Better seldom than frequent. ...Read more
Can a cervical herniated disc in the neck cause slurred speech, difficulty talking, and swallowing? Sometimes choking on thin liquids?
Specific language : impairment is a delay in mastering language in a child with no hearing loss or neurodevelopmental disorder. SLI includes deficits in vocabulary, syntax, grammar, phonological awareness & conversational skills, but not articulation. There is often a family history of SLI. The risk of dyslexia is 40-70%. Early, intensive language therapy & a language-enriched home environment help minimize impact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if speech/language impairment is a disability that can be greatly improved/reversed?
This depends: On the source. Speech therapy can do wonders in improvement, but it mostly depends on the source of the disability. The outcome will be different from different pathologies, like between congenital malformations verse, traumatic brain injuries, it just depends and should be seen as a case to case prognosis. ...Read more
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