A 28-year-old female asked:
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can strep throat cause voice loss? my throat is very sore and i have no voice.

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pharyngitis: Usually hoarseness or a loss of voice is a sign that the infection is a viral infection.
Answered on Feb 8, 2014
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