Symptom: Aphasia

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Aphasia is a medical condition in which you are unable to communicate with others and/or comprehend language. Aphasia is often the result of an injury to the head, stroke, a degenerative disease such as dementia, or a brain tumor. People with aphasia may attempt to speak, but make sounds rather than recognizable words. People with aphasia may also only speak in very short sentences or only be able to say a few words. Speech typically doesn't make sense, and people with aphasia often have trouble writing, and may not understand when others speak. How aphasia affects different individuals depends on the severity and location of the damage in the brain. Some people with aphasia may recover some communication skills through speech therapy.

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comes and goes6/12/2015 at 10:51 PM
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Unable to form words or read words. Lasts for several days. The reading longer.5/4/2012 at 11:32 AM
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worst..cant think to talk to anyone..cant listen to anyone talking because it is to hard to figure out what they are saying1/19/2012 at 12:05 PM
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very frustrating i rate it high as it is a symptom i really dislike1/13/2012 at 04:54 PM
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This is what I have always called verbal dyslexia when I get my migraines. My speech is impaired to the extent that I don't say what I mean. I mean to say one thing, but other words come out of my mouth that might start with the same letters as the words I intended to say. I will also say things backwards. For example, "I can't drive right now. I'm waiting for a ride home," becomes "I can't drive right now. I'm home waiting ride."6/15/2010 at 11:49 AM
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