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A 30-year-old female asked:

throat painful, no cold keep losing voice for short bursts voice box hurts wen i open my mouth very raspy pain is way lower than tonsils?

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Dr. Steve Springer
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Virus: Loosing the voice typically means laryngitis and is caused by a virus around 90+% of the time. You should let your doctor take a look and make sure not strep pharyngitis. Sounds viral to me from afar but always best to talk to your doctor when under the weather.

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