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What things could cause a permanent loss of voice

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Trouble speaking most frequently would be vocal chord related damage or injury or polyp also intubation related injury to vocal chord see ENT doc for ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Too complicated: Not clear what you have. Laryngomalacia and also had epiglottitis? Or R/O means it was ruled out? Laryngomalacia can definitely cause significant stri ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Occasionally: Sometimes if the tonsils are very swollen and infected the patient can get what is known as the "hot potato voice". It means that their speech is muff ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Brown
25 years experience Gastroenterology
Omeprazole dosage: This is not a normal side effect of Omeprazole but it can occur. . The use of omeprazole would effective if 40 mg is taken only in am before any eatin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes. But: Yes however if your symptom have been going on for a while it is best to be checked by a doctorv
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Avoid shouting.: The best way to stop this is to stop having to shout. Let others know that you cannot shout and have to keep your voice. If you still find your voic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
48 years experience Pediatrics
Laryngitis: Laryngitis really means inflammation of the voicebox, but often, if the vocal cords are inolved, you will be hoarse or you may lose your voice entirel ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Christophel
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Generally no: Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the tonsils. Losing your voice is laryngitis. If you have an upper respiratory infection caused by a virus, it ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Potentially: Hoarseness or loss of voice in the presence of oral thrush can indicate laryngeal involvement, but many other things can cause the same symptoms. Best ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farbod Farmand
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Loss of voice is usually due to laryngitis it may last a couple of days but usually recovers without any complications. Treatment is supportive withou ... Read More
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