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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Common: Vocal cord paralysis has numerous causes and can affect speaking, breathing, and swallowing. The left vocal cord is affected twice as often as the rig ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngoscopy: The most common way to diagnose vocal cord paralysis is laryngoscopy in the office. This can be done with a mirror in the mouth, or passing a small b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Voice: Hi. Vocal cord paralysis results from damage to one or both recurrent laryngeal nerves (assume 1). This usually results from neck, lung, or mediastina ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Sound hoarse: The vocal cord vibrates to produce voice and song. If it can not vibrate, both voice and song are muted and flat. Severe cases can interfere with br ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: If they have certain immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis or if they have had instrumentation over their vocal cords such as thru trauma or medic ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Immobile : There are vocal cords on right and left. If both are damaged or paralyzed airway may be severely obstructed. With some surgery or tumors one side may ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Please see below.: Vocal cord paralysis can cause a characteristic breathy voice often accompanied by difficulty swallowing, a weak cough, and feeling short of breath. I ... Read More
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Not likely: No increased risk of vocal cord paralysis in family members since the causes of vocal cord paralysis are not inherited.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Possibly: Best doctor to see is an ENT specialist with interest in vocal cord disorders.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Please see below.: Vocal cord paralysis can cause a characteristic breathy voice often accompanied by difficulty swallowing, a weak cough, and feeling short of breath. I ... Read More
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