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What is aphasia?
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Speaking trouble
Aphasia is a generic inability to properly speak.
There are 3 basic types: 1. Receptive: can't understand speech. 2. Expressive: can't produce speech (can't speak). 3. Conductive: a mix of inability to speak and/or understand speech.

In brief: Speaking trouble
Aphasia is a generic inability to properly speak.
There are 3 basic types: 1. Receptive: can't understand speech. 2. Expressive: can't produce speech (can't speak). 3. Conductive: a mix of inability to speak and/or understand speech.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Loss of language
Aphasia is an inability to properly use language, which can be caused by stroke, tumor, dementia, or many other diseases.
There are many subtypes of aphasia, depending on what type of language processes are affected.

In brief: Loss of language
Aphasia is an inability to properly use language, which can be caused by stroke, tumor, dementia, or many other diseases.
There are many subtypes of aphasia, depending on what type of language processes are affected.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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