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My inner tounge is not functioning properly. I am 56. What could be the reason for this?

sir, i am aged 56 i am unable to speak properly i feel my inner tounge is not functioning proper i feel cough is blocking in my throat
Asked On : Fri, 27 Aug 2010
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hello arun,
unable to speak can be due to various reasons like paresis of tongue to vocal cord problems.
i would advise you to meet a neurologist and get a through examination done.
rule out hypertension also, as of your cough , adequate medicine will help it.
if your inability to speak is due to an infection then with adequate treatment you will be fine soon.
i hope i have answered your query.
take care
Answered: Thu, 1 Sep 2011
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