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what are the symptoms of vocal cord dysfunction (vcd)?

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Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stridor: Patients with this problem are almost always teenage girls (unknown reasons). The symptoms are noisy breathing (stridor) that goes away with sleep and relaxation.
Answered on Jan 17, 2019
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