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Loss of language comprehension from head trauma?

To even ask a question, written or not, is difficult.

I have no ability to speak spontaneously. I can respond to other peoples questions, or further discuss a topic someone else mentions.

Also, although I don't suffer from hearing problems, people will sometimes have to repeat a statement 2-3 times for me to actually process it.

I also have trouble expressing my thoughts in language, whether written or verbal - but especially the latter.

The most annoying aspect of my problem is failure to recognize nuances, such as sarcasm.

My senior year in high school I was elbowed in the head during wrestling practice (just above the left temple) . The x-ray and cat scan showed no fractuce or bleeding. However, was this even enough to precipitate what has happened to me?

I probably failed to mention that this problem is relatively new.....perhaps the last year to two. I don't do any drugs.

I'd simply go to the doctor, but I don't have any health insurance,....please help!!!
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Hello Dear,
Speech and language therapy is the mainstay of care for you.You should consult a speech and language therapist and neuropsychologist to asess the cause of difficult comprehension as it is difficult to point out whether your problem is due to the trauma or something else.
Refer http://www.emedicine.com/neuro/TOPIC437.HTM#section~Treatment
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thanks!
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