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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need endoscopic exam: Hoarseness over 2 wks duration needs investigation , must have endoscopic examination of nasopharyngeal cavity by ENT surgeon , need to find out , a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Hoarseness: Hoarseness is caused by anything that irritates the vocal cords -- post-nasal drip, viral infection, polyps, screaming, singing, smoking, etc. -- voic ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Jones
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Irritation or: Inflammation of the vocal cords by numerous potential causes.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Gilliland
36 years experience Pediatrics
A variety of causes: Hoarseness in infants can be from a variety of causes. Babies can have reflux and chronic irritation of the airway from the spitting up can cause hoa ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Vocal Cord Problem: Persistent hoarseness in a newborn is not considered normal and should always be checked out by a pediatrician and possibly a specialist. It can be ca ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Find the Cause: Hoarseness is a symptom, not a diagnosis. You must first diagnose the cause of the symptom to find the treatment for it.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Vocal abuse, like yelling or screaming can cause hoarseness. Chronic abuse can lead to vocal nodules, also known as singer's or screamer's nodules.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Samy
Dr. Ravi Samy answered
26 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Rest: The less you speak, the better. Make sure you don't smoke. Treating reflux can help. If this does not improve, please see an otolaryngologist and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Herbal tea: Each throat professional has their own particular favorite. I often recommend herbal tea with honey.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Voice rest: If you a professional voice user (teacher or singer), voice rest for several days or a high dose of oral steroids may help. If the voice disorder las ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Urgent Care Exam!: Regardless of the risk where you have been fatigue, fever, cough & muscle or body aches are symptoms of COVID-19. And so since you could be suffer ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
30 years experience Family Medicine
Anything: 11 month old with these symptoms could have anything including: pneumonia, bronchitis, ear infection, simple cold or viral illness. This baby needs ... Read More

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