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what are vocal cord polyps?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Growth in voice box: Vocal cord polyps are benign lesions that can occur either one or both sides of voice box.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Scar tissue: These are usually signs of irritation.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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