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When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Aphasia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Aphasia may include these symptoms:
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Aphasia as a symptom include:
Aphasia is a neurological disorder caused by damage to the portions of the brain that are responsible for language. Primary signs of the disorder include difficulty in expressing oneself when speaking, trouble understanding speech, and difficulty with reading and writing. Aphasia is not a disease, but a symptom of brain damage. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Aphasia Information Page: NINDS)
Aphasia is a neurological disorder caused by damage to the portions of the... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Aphasia Information Page: NINDS)
Loss of ability to communicate verbally, whether by speech or reading-writing, due to organic brain dysfunction.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form; caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere; general categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list of organs typically affected by Aphasia may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Aphasia mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Aphasia. Of the 75 causes of Aphasia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Aphasia' 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.
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The following list of medical conditions have Aphasia or similar listed as a medical 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.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Aphasia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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