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Why do I stammer while speaking?

Query: Hello doctor, I always stutter or stammer while speaking. Please guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Alok Rathi

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stammering or stuttering is either because of structural or functional aspects. A structural defect is most commonly tongue-tie if you had at birth during your speech development. Functional aspects are almost always due to stress and decreased self-confidence level...  Read Full »

My 2-year-old son has difficulty in speaking. Does he need counseling?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 2 years old. He can only say a few words like mama, baba, nana, gugu, etc. He cannot even clearly speak his mother tongue. However, he can clearly point a thing when asked. He can also recognize his closed relatives. We have tried to teach him more words like didi, pisi, e...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuja Rajendra Sonawane

Audiologist, Speech Therapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to know if his motor milestones are adequate? If they are not, please evaluate his hearing by an audiologist. It might so happen that he may have a mild or a moderate hearing loss. As you say he points at what is asked, he might be able to hear ...  Read Full »

Why does my 4.3 years old son find it difficult to speak fluently?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 4.3 years old. He sometimes finds it difficult to speak fluently, especially in the beginning of a sentence and when he is excited. Most of the time he speaks the entire sentence very clearly, without any difficulty. I am attaching his audio and video recording clips. Wha...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

ENT Otolaryngologist, Audiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have heard the attached voice recordings (attachment removed to protect patient privacy). The child is stammering. His pronunciation is fine, but the problem is with fluency. It can be due to anxiety. The child might be afraid of performance. There can be psychological...  Read Full »

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