Stammering problem in my speech.

Patient : Doctor, I'm 23 years old, student in an university. in Sri Lanka. I have a stammer when I talk to someone. But there is no stammer when I talk alone. It's really hard to bear in my life. So what can I do for this to solve my stammering problem?? Is there a medicine to take for this problem? I have blocks and pauses in my speech when I talk to someone. Please be kind enough to find me a helpful answer.
Symptoms:  Stammering
Doctor :   Hello, Thanks for choosing "Ask The Doctor" for posting your query. The problem that you are having is more related to the social anxiety. That makes you stammer while you are in front of someone and you don't stammer when you are alone. Unfortunately drugs are not a solution for this problem. You need relaxation therapy for this problem and this is generally trained by a clinical psychologist who is an expert in this field. He will teach you how to practice relaxation and your stammering will reduce by this. Do meet a clinical psychologist in your area. Hope I am able to answer your concerns. Wish you good health!

Related Q&A

Q: I have mild stomach pain and have abs blood in stool started a few hours ago it's not just covered the whole bowel mo...

Q: Hello...My granddaughter was here earlier and ate 3 sausages. She said later they tasted funny and got sick 7 hrs lat...

Q: Hello, I had a 1" bite of a breakfast sausage. Earlier it made my grandaughter get sick. I didn't know. Can I ge...

Q: When taking POP birth control norethindrone how close to the time you are supposed to take it can it still be effecti...

Q: Hi , I had restylane filler on Tuesday and I am worried as I have devolved a temperature with cough and sore throat ,...

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews