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1.  Adult Speech Impairment
Adult speech impairment includes any symptom that causes an adult to have difficulty with vocal communication. Such problems may include slurred, slowed, hoarse, stuttered, or rapid speech. Other symptoms may includ...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
2.  Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is when you are unable to partially or completely hear sound in one or both of your ears. In most people, hearing loss begins after age 20 (<...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in ears
  • Hearing impairment
3.  Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoaffective disorder is a psychological condition that comprises both psychosis (loss of contact with reality) and mood disorders (such as mania or depression). It is divided into two subtypes based on the type o...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Depression
  • Hallucinations
  • Catatonia
  • Irritable mood
4.  Cleft Palate And Lip
Cleft palate and cleft lip, also referred to as orofacial defects, are birth defects that affect more than 7,000 babies in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Disorders of communication
  • Failure to thrive
  • Frequent ear infections
  • Growth retardation
5.  Drug Abuse
Drug abuses occurs when you are not able to control your use of prescribed drugs or are using an illegal substance to the point that it interferes with your ability to function. According to the National Institutes o...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Skin scars
  • Euphoric mood
  • Lying
6.  Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of types 1 and 2 diabetes due to uncontrolled high blood sugar levels that result in damage to the nerves. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), between 6...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Constipation
  • Numbness of foot
  • Paresthesia
  • Visual impairment
7.  Brain Aneurysm
An aneurysm in the brain is a weak area in an artery in the brain that bulges out and fills with blood. It may also be called an intracranial (skull) aneurysm or a cerebral (brain) aneurysm. A brain aneurysm is ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Unequal pupils
  • Numbness of foot
  • Paresthesia
  • Droopy eyelid
8.  Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Mad Cow Disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is an infectious disease that causes the brain to degenerate. The hallmark of this brain disease is an inability to think clearly and take care of oneself. Over time, the disease cause...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Chorea
  • Writhing movements
  • Unable to stand
  • Unable to speak
9.  ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is not contagious. It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. A chronic disorder, it causes a loss of control of voluntary muscles. The nerves controllin...
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Muscle wasting
  • Unable to write
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Swollen ankle
10.  Necrotizing Vasculitis
Necrotizing vasculitis is the inflammation of blood vessel walls, typically small and medium-sized vessels. This inflammation can interrupt normal blood flow, resulting in damage to skin and muscle including necrosis ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Speech impairment
  • Painful menstruation
  • Blood in urine
  • Numbness of foot
  • Body ache
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