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What to do for 6 year old son who has had a hoarse voice for over 3 weeks along with slight sore throat and hurts to swallow at night.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Hoarse voice: Your child may havea viral infection that is causing his sore throat and hoarseness. However, if the hoarseness continues he should be scoped to see if he has nodules on his vocal cords
Answered on Jun 6, 2014
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