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Dr. Ashish Kumar

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)

Speech Therapist, Delhi

6 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Ashish Kumar Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.... Speech Therapist, Delhi
6 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Ashish Kumar is a popular Speech Therapist in Dwarka, Delhi. He has been a successful Speech Therapist for the last 6 years. He has done Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P) . You can consult Dr. Ashish Kumar at - in Dwarka, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashish Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P) - AYJ - 2011
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My daughter is 2 years old and she is still unable to speak. Mumma" papa" Dada" Nana" kaka" only these words she speaks. Is there any serious problem? If this is problem where I have to go for her further check- up.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Just observe her hearing ability, mental ability and social interaction. If all is normal then hold on for few months. Just do some speech and language stimulation with books and toys.
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My voice is somewhat broad or sometimes it may be irritating . What should I do for fluent and good voice ?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Good question please sleep early and wake up early do regular pranayam and meditation avoid sauce, oily spicy and fast food avoid outside food suck mulathi pieces 3 to 4 times a day regularly chew tulsi leaves 5 to 7 daily practice daily for speaking.
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Sir I have stammering problem due to unregulated breathing I feel like some congestion in throat. What should I do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This problem can be solved by Collection of Exercises, Speech therapy, treatment and home cure 1.Exercises are effective in treatment of physiological causes of stammering. In general, exercises are meant to provide strength to the organs associated with speech including tongue, lips, jaw, trachea and lungs. Kindly consult to good speech therapy clinic 2.Deep breathing exercise are very effective 3.chewing Indian gooseberry, Almonds, Black pepper, Cinnamon and dried dates are known to clear speech congestion 4.This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost)
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I an 18 years old boy suffering from puberphonia. I decided to take voice therapy. Did puberphonia completely cure by voice therapy?

Psychiatrist, Kolkata
It will automatically cure as you will grow older and be a man. So, don't worry. It's a temporary condition.
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I am 21years old everybody says when I m speak. My pronunciation not correct like sa-sha voice coming what to do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This is common problem This problem can be solved by Speech therapy Kindly consult me privately for further management
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I am 45 years old I have throat problem and I can't able to speak means voice is not clear so please help me what I take medicine for dat.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
ENT Specialist, Solapur
Hello, Please tell me your occupation. Voice disorders are due infections as well as functional abnormalities. You may have tried gargling with salt water or warm water. But I would like to take complete history about your problem and then suggest a treatment.
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I have stammering problem. When I talk with someone, I say very fast because of which I always have to repeat it once again. I have this problem from 5 years. I took a course of 9 months at a speech therapist 2 years ago and the problem become little bit less. But now it has increased. What to do for slowing down the speed & get rid of stammering ?

DSE HI BED IN SPLEDU
Audiologist, Delhi
you required to take assessment proper good speech therapist and then speech therapy regularly some exercise you required as breathing control and standing front of mirror slowly reading story and some word you notice that which word you stammering then these word practice slowly reading and speech therapy regularly by good speech therapist.
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My brother have a problem of voice. He is male and his voice is like female voice he is 19 year's old. What should he do for getting male voice?

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Hyderabad
This problem of high pitched voice is called puberphonia in medical terms. Voice therapy can help him speak in low pitch. Male voice. Consult a voice therapist.
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Sir. My father have problem in speaking. We have consult many Ent specialist and surgeons but all in vain. Kindly help me?

MD - Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
General Physician, Pondicherry
A better suggestion can be given after knowing the age, duration, pre-existing diabetes/bp or other diseases. I don't think if he stopped talking suddenly then any ent specialist can help, rather go to a medicine/neurologist or else a psychiatrist.
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My grandson is two years old yet he is not speaking. We are doing speech therapy, can we consult a children phycotist?

MD - Paediatrics, FIAP (Neonatology)
Pediatrician, Chandigarh
Does he makes sounds? babbles speaks monosyllables like mama papa dada? if yes then there is mild delay in speech. If not get his hearing assessment done.
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I am 20 years old I have an a speech problem (hesitation) from starting so how can I clear my problem please give me a best advise.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
It can be made lesser only and only by speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, i'd suggest you to visit a psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it.
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Hi, I want to ask that is there any pills or drugs treatment for stammering. My brother try many suggestion but he has no change in stammering. Please suggest some. Thanks.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Mohali
Hi unfortunately stammering has no medicinal treatment. However if your brother takes proper speech therapy from a qualified speech therapist then his problem can surely be solved. Speech therapy will involve air flow management techniques, proper breathing patterns, language and fluency techniques, a combination ofvvthese can help any chronic stutterer also. Good luck! you can consult me in private with details of the onset and course of your brothers stammering so that I can guide you better.
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Sir I am suffering from stammering from my childhood please help to cure from this problem.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Dear first time properly speech and language assessment by speech therapist breathing exercise by different types air small and long sentence slow speed speaking exercise mirror in front slow speed speaking words and sentence exercise.
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Vocal Cord Lesions - Causes + Treatment

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Gandhinagar
Vocal Cord Lesions - Causes + Treatment

When the vocal cords suffer from the accumulation of non-cancerous and abnormal growth, these are known as vocal cord lesions. These lesions usually cause a variety of voice and speech related problems. These are also known as singer’s nodules and nodes, which may be caused by pressure, stress and stretching of the vocal cords. Women between the age of 20 to 50 are more prone to this condition. Here is everything you need to know about the types, causes and treatment of these lesions.

Types: There are three kinds of vocal cord lesions, that is nodules, polyps and cysts. A vocal cord polyps may be caused on one side of the vocal cords and may also lead to many disturbances in one’s voice. Another type of vocal cord lesions includes a mass of tissue that may manifest in the sac or membranes around the vocal cord. This cyst can be on the surface of the vocal cord or in the ligaments of the vocal cord. This may require surgical removal as well as voice therapy thereafter. Nodules are the third type of lesion that may form in the vocal folds. These are basically calluses that may disappear once the pressure and overuse of the vocal cords diminish.

Causes: These lesions are usually benign or non-cancerous growths that may be caused due to a variety of reasons. Screaming and overuse of vocal cords are few of the most common reasons for the eruption of such lesions. The heavy use of one’s voice can cause quite a bit of trauma to the vocal cords and may lead to problems including lesions and disturbances in one’s voice. Conditions like reflux and allergic reactions may also cause vocal cord lesions as a side effect.

Symptoms: From hoarseness to pain, there are a number of symptoms caused by this condition. A low pitch and difficulty while speaking are also some of the common symptoms of this condition. Patients suffering from the growth of such lesions will also find themselves making an effort in order to speak normally and to be heard. Constant throat clearing may be required as well.

Treatment: Besides giving your voice a rest and gargling warm saline water with salt, one can also have the condition checked by the doctor so as to ascertain whether or not it is a serious lesion that may require surgical removal and voice therapy. The doctor will usually prescribe medicines in order to deal with any underlying conditions that may have caused the lesions, including allergic reactions, reflux, sinusitis and other such ailments. One will also have to  stop smoking so that there is less chemical pressure on the vocal cord. Finally, one will have to go through voice therapy for more serious lesions. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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My husband is 31yrs old & fours years back he met with an road accident & got head injury due to which his right side is paralyzed. Now he has recovered a little but cannot use his right hand for working & lack proper balance from right leg. physiotherapy & regular exercise is going on. I want to know if he will recover fully in future. His speech is also trembling.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
We need to wait and watch and do everything for his speedy recovery and I will suggest him to take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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Sir when ever there is a slightly loud sound around me I face difficulty to talk and I have to put more energy to talk and try to speak loud from as usual . Kindly help me regarding it.

M.Sc - Honours in Counselling Psychology, Bachelors in Psychology
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello lybrate-user, its very much normal to use a little higher energy and sound when there is disturbances in the external environment. But, if you feel that this is very disturbing than the usual, then you may have to talk to someone, an expert. Write contact us for further help.
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Child Aphasia - Symptoms And Treatment!

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Jaipur
Child Aphasia - Symptoms And Treatment!

Child Aphasia is complex disorder that is caused by damage to parts of the brain that controls language and speech. This disorder affects the child's ability to express herself through words and understand the speech of other people. The severity of the problem depends on the extent of the damage as well as the location of the damage. Since this is not a birth disorder, therefore, you should be much more careful as so you notice that your kid is facing language disorder. A speech pathologist can diagnose language disorders and teach your child strategies to help.

What are the leading symptoms of aphasia in kids?

  1. Not understanding speech is one of the most common symptoms. Most patients cannot understand spoken or written language. Typically in these cases, the patient suffers from fluent Aphasia, which is caused by damage to the left temporal lobe of the brain. The patient's speech might seem meaningless and incoherent with lots of unnecessary words being used. The child usually becomes upset when people don't understand what he is saying.
  2. Patients suffering from this disorder also have trouble expressing their thoughts and understanding language and they often take more time to communicate. Only short sentences are used by these patients with words often left out, making the sentence sound incomplete. Such children suffer from non-fluent Aphasia where they understand what others are saying, but cannot communicate or speak well themselves. Their speech is almost similar to that of telegraphic languages that are usually followed by those toddlers who are just learning how to speak.
  3. Some children suffering from Aphasia might have trouble repeating words even though they don't have problem understanding what others are saying. These children suffer from conduction Aphasia and will be able to reproduce only parts of a sentence, if asked to repeat.
  4. Children affected with this disorder may see to be not listening to you or ignore you.
  5. Such kids might also have behavioral problems and may not be able to keep up with their friends and classmates. They will also suffer from forgetfulness.

Causes of Aphasia: The leading cause of Aphasia is brain injury, brain infection, brain tumour or abscess or bleeding in the brain.

Diagnosis of the disease: The disorder is diagnosed by a speech therapist who assesses the condition with a variety of tools to figure out the extent of damage. Its best to take your child to a paediatric speech pathologist who is an expert in treating children with brain injuries. The child will then be assessed on auditory comprehension, verbal expression, reading and writing ability and functional communication.

Treatment: There are many people who think that the speech trouble cannot be treated, but they are completely wrong. There are various ways to treat Aphasia. The younger the patient the better the chances of recovery since the brain is not that developed to handle specific functions in kids as in adults. The treatment will depend on the severity of the condition and the goal that is to be achieved. Factors behind this trouble need to be determined first otherwise the perfect treatment cannot be decided. Some of the most prominent factors are aphasia type, brain-injury cause, age, brain-lesion size and positioning and others.

Some of the leading tips that can be applied as per Association of National Stroke are as follows:

  1. Using props can be helpful in getting across messages.
  2. Speaking slowly and staying calm while speaking.
  3. Drawing pictures or words on paper for communication.

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a pediatrician.

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I am 30 years old. I used tobacco last 5 years. Now I facing some problem like difficulty in speaking. Due to dry mouth and irritation on tongue I can not speak fluently. Is this curable?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Stop tobbaco get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night get regular check ups by a maxillofacial surgeon maintain meticulous oral hygiene least or no spices.
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My voice has changed ever since I went for a concert in January. I have to put extra effort to speak clearly or else my voice becomes very low and weird. I tried gargling with warm salt water but no use. Please advise for a solution.?

ENT Specialist, Secunderabad
Give rest to the voice and get indirect laryngoscopic examination by ENT surgeon . You may have developed vocal nodules.
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