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Is stuttering after a head injury normal?

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not Necessarily

Assuming that there were no problems prior to the head injury, various speech problems can occur after this type of injury, but it depends on the area of the brain that is affected.
It is always a good idea for a person to be fully evaluated after a head injury for all kinds of possible problems related to learning, communication, and even personality or behavioral changes.

In brief: Not Necessarily

Assuming that there were no problems prior to the head injury, various speech problems can occur after this type of injury, but it depends on the area of the brain that is affected.
It is always a good idea for a person to be fully evaluated after a head injury for all kinds of possible problems related to learning, communication, and even personality or behavioral changes.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

There wasn't stuttering before the injury, correct? If the temporal lobe of the brain sustained an injury after the trauma, stuttering could possibly be a consequence.

In brief: Depends

There wasn't stuttering before the injury, correct? If the temporal lobe of the brain sustained an injury after the trauma, stuttering could possibly be a consequence.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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