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What are the main symptoms of aphasia?

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The main symptoms of aphasia include:

Some people with aphasia have problems understanding what others are saying or have problems understanding written material. Some people have trouble using numbers or doing simple calculations.

  • Trouble speaking
  • Struggling with finding the appropriate term or word
  • Using strange or inappropriate words in conversation

From: An Overview of Aphasia WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/16/2018

SOURCES: American Stroke Association: "Aphasia vs. Apraxia." National Stroke Association: "Aphasia." National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders: "Aphasia." The National Aphasia Association: "Understanding Primary Progressive Aphasia."



Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

SOURCES: American Stroke Association: "Aphasia vs. Apraxia." National Stroke Association: "Aphasia." National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders: "Aphasia." The National Aphasia Association: "Understanding Primary Progressive Aphasia."



Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

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