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Speech therapy for clear speech - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   Can I speak to a speech therapist?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXX here.
User :   I have a problem
User :   I am 28 years old
User :   and I have a major speech problem
User :   I talk very fast sometimes such that people are not able to understand what i am speaking
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor :   ok. since when you are having this problem?
User :   its there for a long time
User :   but i didnt take any steps to rectify that
User :   but now i feel its high time i take some action for that
User :   because of that, i many times am silent in a group when some discussion is going on and i have some points to say
Doctor :   ok. for this you will need to visit a speech therapist first to be evaluated for teh speech pattren you have
Doctor :   which will then be helpful in deciding further therapy course.
User :   ok
User :   can u please tell me how long it will take normally to rectify this problem
User :   before that, can i able to come out of this problem
User :   this really keeps my mouth shut many times
Doctor :   you can come out of this, do not worry about it. it might take a longer time to get completely rectified, during which you should be patient.
User :   ok...
User :   can you refer me to some good speech therapist in bangalore?
User :   or XXX?
Doctor :   let me check. please give me sometime.
User :   ok
Doctor :   XXX, XXX in XXX
Doctor :   XXX
Doctor :   you can get evaluated by the speech therapists here and proceed with therapy as advised
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   can i know some centers in bangalore bcoz i am based in bangalore
User :   i think all these above three centers are in XXX
Doctor :   yes, I have given for chennai first
Doctor :   you can get to any one based on where you would like to continue teh therapy
Doctor :   if you are based in bangalore and plan to continue therapy here, then approach a therapy institute here
User :   i searched online but i couldnt find the details of speech therapy centers in bangalore
User :   if u can help me, it will be good
Doctor :   if in XXX , then you can choose any one from the above list
Doctor :   ok. you can place a request in XXX.XXX and get detailed list of them in bangalore
Doctor :   they will get back to you with details and contacts
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing as of now... should i pay for getting the list of centers?
User :   i mean i ll get a reply from the customer care rite?
Doctor :   yes you will get it
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   i will personally remind them about your request.
User :   thank you very much...
Doctor :   and no, you need not pay anything extra for getting the list
User :   i have some more questions...
Doctor :   ok. please proceed
User :   i am planning to go for circumcision... normally how long will it take?
User :   should i get admitted in a hospital for long time?
Doctor :   no, it will not be a major operation, it is a day care procedure if problem is small. you will be discharged the same day if bleeding is controlled
Doctor :   you need to take rest for about 2-3 days if discomfort is more
Doctor :   avoid intercourse for next 4-6 weeks
User :   it wont have any problem with the sexual life rite?
Doctor :   no, you will not have problems. penis head or the glans penis might get more sensitive and you might get aroused easily.
User :   ok... one more question is my penis doesnt point straight when erect
User :   its sort of sidewards
User :   is that a problem?
User :   if thats a problem, can i consult the same doctor?
Doctor :   could describe in detail? how many degrees of curvature is present (approximately)?
Doctor :   yes, you can consult with same doctor
User :   i am not sure of how many degrees
User :   but i can easily see the bend
User :   may be i can say 45degrees
Doctor :   ok. you can discuss about this too with your treating doctor
User :   urologist is the rite person for this i think
Doctor :   if there is problem with the curvature, they will advise correction.
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok thank you
User :   correction by surgery?
User :   or some therapy?
User :   ok i ll discuss with him
User :   thank you very much...
Doctor :   ok. is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing as of now.
User :   thank you...
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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