Loss of speech

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This might sound weird but I went qbout 15 mins were I couldn't speak properly today. I knew in my brain what I was trying to say but my words were coming out slurred it was so scary it was like my brain was discovered connected from my mouth has anyone ever experienced this before? It isn't the first time either

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    Hi, Lucy. Sounds to me like you need to see a doctor, the sooner the better. Your symptoms are one of the symptoms associated with stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack), kind of a mini-stroke. Did you have any of the other symptoms: inability to lift an arm, crooked smile? I am not a medical professional and I don’t mean to scare you, but please consult a doctor! Best wishes.
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