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Does basal ganglia stroke ever affect speech? Is speech therapy warranted?

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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

The basal ganglia control gross movements talking is a motor function.
If it is affected speech therapy can help.

In brief: Sure

The basal ganglia control gross movements talking is a motor function.
If it is affected speech therapy can help.
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Dr. Lali Sekhon
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Dr. Osman Mir
Neurology

In brief: Yes it can affect.

Any therapy including speech and physical should be done on the orders of your treating physician.
Best way is if you think your speech is affected ask your doctor for further evaluation and treatment which might include speech therapy.

In brief: Yes it can affect.

Any therapy including speech and physical should be done on the orders of your treating physician.
Best way is if you think your speech is affected ask your doctor for further evaluation and treatment which might include speech therapy.
Dr. Osman Mir
Dr. Osman Mir
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