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Stuttering: Introduction

Stuttering: also known as stammering wherein the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetations and prolongation of sounds. See detailed information below for a list of 28 causes of Stuttering, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Stuttering:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Stuttering. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Stuttering

Stuttering: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Stuttering, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Stuttering Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Stuttering may include:

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Medications or substances causing Stuttering:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Stuttering 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.

Stuttering: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Stuttering may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stuttering

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Stuttering:

Stuttering: Deaths

Read more about causes and Stuttering deaths.

Definitions of Stuttering:

Disorder in which speech is involuntarily interrupted by hesitations, repetitions, and spasms of the muscles involved in breathing or vocalization.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Stuttering

The list below shows some of the causes of Stuttering mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Stuttering?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stuttering. Of the 28 causes of Stuttering that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 27 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stuttering:

The following list of conditions have 'Stuttering' 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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Causes of Stuttering Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Stuttering based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Stuttering:

    Medical Conditions associated with Stuttering:

    Speech symptoms (1393 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Communication symptoms (1386 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stuttering:

    Excitement (26 causes), Major stress at home, Stroke (192 causes), Performance anxiety, Deafness (1048 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Head injury (3 causes), Hearing impairment (1010 causes), Brain infection (16 causes)

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