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A 32-year-old female asked:

Why do i lose my voice every time it get a cold?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Viral infection: Almost all cases of laryngitis are viral infections and there is no specific treatment for this except voice rest and fluids. The fact that this problem always follows a cold again suggests the laryngitis is viral. I can not explain why you always get this condition because it is not that common that every time you get a cold the viral infection descends into the vocal folds.

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Last updated Jul 10, 2018

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