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short tongue

Hi there.i just want to ask what is remedy for my short tongue?is there any surgery for that?..because i can' t speak clearly...when i speak, i always repeat what i say.i mean like echolalia..when i am nervous.i dont know what to do anymore because its like my tongue is hiding.for that my friends always laugh at me..
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You should be evaluated by a speech pathologist.   They should be able to diagnosis the precise cause (anatomic vs. neurologic).

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