doctor stumped

_lisa teknicolor at doctor.com
Fri Feb 23 03:43:58 EST 2001


Thankyou to all, your input is appreciated. I'm going to see the doctor
again on Monday...
ps, just a thought - I have a dent on the left side of my skull, about 10cm
long, up to 1cm deep. I've had it as long as I can remember, have done an
x-ray which found no abnormality. Is this relevant?

Lisa


"Mark D. Morin" <mdmpsyd at earthlink.net> wrote in message
news:3A95A2CB.3FD6AC37 at earthlink.net...
> _lisa wrote:
>
> > Hi, I have a problem. My GP shoved me away on this so I'm asking for
your
> > help here. Knowing what little time most people have for these
questions,
> > I'll list my symptoms in order of severity:
> >
> > Speech disorder - constantly replacing one word with another to the
point my
> > sentences are incomprehensible
> > Hearing - I can hear perfectly but comprehension of what is being is
worse
> > than most of my colleagues. Instead I rely on lip-reading
> > Memory loss - of basic facts I learned maybe the day before
> >
> > Is there any disorder that I could find out more about that may apply
here?
> > I am a 20-year old student at university. Please reply to my address or
> > here.
> >
> > Thankyou
> >
> > Lisa
>
> Your GP needs to give you a referral to a neurologist.
>
> Now.
>
> It definately sounds like one of the aphasias and it is mildly disturbing
that a
> physician would see this and (a) not recognize it at all and, (b) not
refer you
> to a neurologist.  The neurologist is going to refer you for
neuropsychological
> testing so you might as well kill two birds with one stone and get a
referral
> for this to.
>
>
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