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What causes speech articulation problems? 12 possible conditions

Dysarthria is a motor-speech disorder. It happens when you can’t coordinate or control the muscles used for speech production in your face, mouth, or respiratory system. It usually results from a brain injury or neurological condition, such as a stroke. Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder. It first presents with problems of movement. Smooth and coordinated muscle movements of the body are made possible by a substance in the brain calle...

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2

Stroke Overview

A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.

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3

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.

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4

Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of acute cerebellar ataxia.

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5

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a neuromusclar disorder. It results in weakness of the skeletal muscles, and can cause double vision and drooping of the eyelid.

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6

Laryngitis

Laryngitis is when your voice box or vocal cords become inflamed from overuse, irritation, or infection. It comes in both acute and chronic forms.

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7

Nasal Polyps

Have you ever felt like you have a cold that never goes away? Nasal congestion that doesn't seem to go away, even with over-the-counter cold or allergy medication, may be caused by nasal polyps.

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8

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis can occur at any age and is a common childhood ailment. It is most often diagnosed in children from preschool age through their midteens.

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9

Lung Cancer Overview

There are two main types of lung cancer: non-small cell and small-cell. Learn about how these lung cancers are caused, your treatment options, and more.

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10

Strep Throat

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. This common condition is caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria.

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Necrotizing Vasculitis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Necrotizing vasculitis is the inflammation of blood vessel walls. It can interrupt blood flow, causing skin, muscle, and blood vessel damage.

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12

Snake Bites

A bite from a venomous snake should always be treated as a medical emergency. Even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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