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Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
ENT surgeon: Get checked.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
ENT!: Depending on your insurance, you will need to see your primary doctor for a referral, but otherwise you can make an appointment with an otolarygologis ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hoarseness: Normally the voice is clear and easily understood. If vocal cords no longer move correctly, the voice quality and sound change. If the vocal cords are ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
ENT first.: Start with a good ENT in your area that has experience treating singers. The ENT can determine the correct diagnosis and treatment, which often inclu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
ENT first.: Start with a good ENT in your area that has experience treating singers. The ENT can determine the correct diagnosis and treatment, which often inclu ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. The recurrent laryngeal nerves (RLN) run right by the thyroid on their way to the voice box. Sometimes a RLN has to be sacrificed doing thyroid ca ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Complex answer: A disorder called vocal cord dysfunction can mimic and / or complicate asthma.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Hiv is not a cause of vocal nodules. Vocal nodules are most often due to voice misuse or abuse, like screaming or yelling.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vocal cord dysfuncti: Many things, this generally refers to vocal cords that close instead of open on inspiration. Reflux, sinus infections, allergy and other conditions ha ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Koriwchak
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No known cause: Very little is known about vcd. It can cause some very distressing airway symptoms. There is no known cause and no known hereditary connection.
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