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A 21-year-old female asked:

i havent been able to talk for a week, but my singing voice has been unaffected and i can laugh with no problems at all. what is wrong with me?

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Dr. Randy oppenheimer
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Laryngitis: It certainly sounds like a form of laryngitis. Are you a professional singer? You could have inflammation around your voice box. This usually resolves over 2-3 weeks. If it persists you should see an ENT doctor to evaluate your vocal cords.

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Last updated Apr 27, 2020

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