Symptom: Speech symptoms


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Speech symptoms: Problems with speech or voice.
Introduction: Speech symptoms generally means symptoms such as slurred speech, inability to speak, or other disorders of speech. For changes in the voice or other vocal symptoms, see voice symptoms. Speech problems can indicate various serious medical conditions, and require prompt professional medical attention.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Speech symptoms:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Speech symptoms (79 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Speech symptoms (10 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Speech symptoms: slurred speech (22)
    Symptoms related to Speech symptoms: voice symptoms (30), slurred speech (22), difficulty talking (0), inability to speak (7)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Speech symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Speech symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Adult SMA ... difficulty speaking
  • African Sleeping sickness ... difficulty talking, slurred speech
  • Alcohol abuse ... slurred speech
  • Alzheimer's Disease ... difficulty speaking
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... difficulty speaking
  • Angelman syndrome ... diminished speech
  • Aphasia ... jumbled speech, unrelated words though clearly articulated, difficulty speaking, inability to form sentences
  • Asperger syndrome ... speech and language peculiarities
  • Asthma ... difficulty speaking
  • Ataxia ... difficulty pronouncing words
  • Ataxia Telangiectasia ... slurred speech
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ... talking too much
  • Autism ... No gesturing by 12 months, No babbling by 12 months, not talking, No two-word phrases by 24 months, No single words by 16 months

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... trouble talking
  • Behcet's Disease ... impaired speech
  • Bell's Palsy ... difficulting speaking
  • Binswanger's Disease ... speech difficulties
  • Bipolar disorder ... excessive talkativeness, talking very fast
  • Botulism food poisoning ... speech difficulty
  • Brain cancer ... speech problems

    C

  • Cerebral Atrophy ... speech impairment
  • Cerebral hemorrhage ... speech problems
  • Cerebral Palsy ... speech difficulty
  • Classic childhood ALD ... dysarthria (poorly articulated speech)
  • Classic migraine ... speech difficulty
  • Corticobasal Degeneration ... hesitant and halting speech

    D

  • Delirium ... incoherent speech
  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... slurred speech
  • Dystonias ... speech difficulties

    E

  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... difficulty talking, slurred speech

    F

  • Fahr's Syndrome ... dysarthria (poorly articulated speech)
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome ... speech impairment
  • Friedreich's ataxia ... speech problems, slurred speech
  • Frostbite ... slurred speech

    G

  • Gerstmann's Syndrome ... aphasia

    H

  • Hallervorden-Spatz disease ... dysarthria
  • Huntington's Disease ... slurred speech
  • Hypoglycemia ... slurred speech
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... slurred speech
  • Hypothyroidism ... slow speech

    K

  • Klinefelter syndrome ... delayed talking

    L

  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome ... aphasia

    M

  • Machado-Joseph Disease ... speech difficulty
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... speech abnormalities
  • Migraine ... speech difficulty
  • Mobius syndrome ... speech difficulties
  • Motor neuron diseases ... slurred speech
  • Moyamoya Disease ... speech deficits (aphasia)
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... slurred speech, Speech disorders
  • Myasthenia Gravis ... difficulty talking, slurred speech
  • Myxedema ... slow speech

    N

  • Narcolepsy ... slurred speech
  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... speech problems

    O

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... slurred speech (dysarthria)
  • Opsoclonus Myoclonus ... dysphasia (difficulty speaking), dysarthria (poorly articulated speech)

    P

  • Parkinson's Disease ... speech changes, difficulty talking
  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease ... deteriorating speech
  • Pick's Disease ... speech disturbances
  • Porencephaly ... poor speech development
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis ... dysarthria (poorly articulated speech)
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy ... speech disturbances
  • Progressive Spinobulbar muscular atrophy ... dysarthria (speech impairment)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... speech difficulties

    Q

  • Quinsy ... difficulty talking

    R

  • Rabies ... change in phonation, changed dog bark tone
  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis ... aphasia

    S

  • Schilder's Disease ... speech impairment, aphasia
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome ... speech difficulties, impaired speech
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... speaking difficulty
  • Social phobia ... difficulty talking
  • Soto's Syndrome ... speech impairment
  • Spasticity ... speech problems
  • Stroke ... trouble speaking

    T

  • Thyroid cancer ... difficulty speaking
  • Todd's Paralysis ... speech problems
  • Transient Ischemic Attack ... difficulty talking, speech problems, slurred speech
  • Trichinosis ... difficulty speaking

    W

  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... difficulty talking, slurred speech
  • Wilson's Disease ... speech difficulty
    Conditions listing complications: Speech symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Speech symptoms' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... trouble talking
  • Behcet's Disease ... impaired speech
  • Binswanger's Disease ... speech difficulties

    F

  • Fungal meningitis ... difficulty talking

    G

  • Glue ear ... speech problems

    M

  • Myoclonus ... difficulty talking

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... speech difficulty

    R

  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis ... speech deficits

    S

  • Stroke ... speech problems, Aphasia
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... speech problems


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