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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can i get my voice back after losing it?

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Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Voice rest: Complete voice rest for 10 days, good hydration. Don't clear your throat or whisper. Talk softly if you have to.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How can I get my voice back after laryngitis?

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Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Depends: Majority of the time, the voice will fully recover after a bout of acute laryngitis. If it does not, i would encourage having your throat and vocal cords examined to rule out any other worrisome pathology, especially if you are a smoker.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Can i get my voice back?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
Need more info: This depends on how you lost your voice. See your doctor today.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What to do if i lost my voice, how do I get it back?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Voice Rest: is very important. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day.
A 48-year-old member asked:

My voice is gone, How can I get it back?

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Dr. Sunil Ummat
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Fluids, steam, rest.: Any time you get laryngitis (loss of voice) drink lots of fluids and get as much rest as possible. A complete loss of voice implies that you have a pretty significant infection and i would not ignore the symptoms. Voice rest and steam (in the shower) will help. If you are not getting better after 2 weeks, I would get in and see an ENT specialist to make sure nothing more serious is going on.
A 41-year-old member asked:

I lost my voice because of bronchitis so how do I get my voice back?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Rest...: Rest your voice as much as possible by not raising your voice, etc. Also, drink plenty of fluids. Avoid straining your voice. It will return in a few days. If it doesn't, you need to see your doctor.

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