Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Concerned aunt | 2012-07-25

Q.

Stuttering

Hi Doc. My 3½  year old nephew recently started stuttering. He never stuttered or had any speech problem before this, he was actually quite a vocal boy. Last Friday he just started with this and its as if the words do not want to come out even though he wants to say something. This is really scary for the little one and now when he wants to talk to anyone he goes and whispers in their ears. And also asks his mom why he cant talk. What can be the cause of this? Should we take him to a speech therapist. Please, your advice would be most appreciated. Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Duplicate question. See answer above.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.