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A 64-year-old male asked:

Over last 3-4 years i have to push to make my voice come out often. it's like my throat closes. my voice comes out hoarse and soft. what kind of specialist should i see, an ent, a voice therapist, or ??? i never smoked, age 64?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Speech and swallow: Recommend speech and swallow evaluation. You may have vocal cord dysfunction and/or irritation of the upper airway. A pulmonary function test may also be useful.

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Last updated Oct 12, 2020

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