Difficulty Talking, Numbness Or Tingling And Slurred Speech

Reviewed on 10/15/2020

These symptoms can be a sign or stroke or a serious condition if they come on suddenly. Speech problems can result from alcohol intoxication or dementia conditions like Alzheimer's disease. If you experience the sudden onset of numbness, slurred speech, or difficulty speaking, it is important to seek immediate medical attention.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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