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Rhotacism

Hello Dr. I am not able to produce R sound properly,like when i say three it ends up as thwee to person hearing, i am aged 25,and about an year back i identified implications of this problem.Is it possible at this age to get the problem rectified to some extent if not fully.Would appreciate any leads in trivandrum
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Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil Bangalore | ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist
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You need to first meet an ENT Specialist who will assess if anatomically your tongue is alright or not. If any tongue ties are there, it needs to be surgically released. Then you will need to consult with a speech therapist to retrain your tongue to pronounce the letter "r" properly. Use the Practo app to select the best specialist in each speciality.
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