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Can smoking cause a hoarse voice?

Can smoking cause a hoarse voice?

Dysphonia: Yes, absolutely. It will cause vocal cord irritation and swelling as well as trauma due to cough and most importantly, will significantly increase your risk for laryngeal cancer. ...Read more

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Hoarse Voice (Definition)

Hoarseness is having difficulty producing sound when trying to speak, or a change in the pitch or quality of the voice. The voice may sound weak, very breathy, scratchy, or husky. Hoarseness is usually caused by a problem in the vocal cords. Most cases of hoarseness occur with swelling (inflammation) ...Read more


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Could pleurisy cause a hoarse voice?

Could pleurisy cause a hoarse voice?

Depends on cause.: If pleurisy is fron an infection then yes. If from just some inflammatroy cause to the lung pleura then usually not. Need to see your doctor if voice is not better. There could be issues on the vocal cords. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause slight hoarse voice?

Post nasal drip: Yes. If you have allergies, remember to take your medications. Saline nasal spray can be very helpful to thin mucus, making it more easy to move down the throat and decreasing throat clearing. Rest your voice while it is hoarse to reduce vocal strain. ...Read more

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What coud cause a hoarse voice but no pain in the throat?

What coud cause a hoarse voice but no pain in the throat?

Several: Laryngitis (inflammation of the vocal cords) from a cough or vocal "overuse", acid reflux to the voice box, vocal cord nodules or polyps are common causes. If voice rest does not help this within a week or so, or if you are a smoker, you should get this checked to make sure it is nothing more serious. Sometimes voice box cancers can cause hoarseness without associated pain. ...Read more

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What would cause brief hoarse voice and scratchy throat? It lasts for maybe 30 seconds then goes away,starts as a tickle under tonsil it feels like

What would cause brief hoarse voice and scratchy throat? It lasts for maybe 30 seconds then goes away,starts as a tickle under tonsil it feels like

Could be reflux...: Since it doesn't sound like you are sick, and allergy symptoms would last longer, I wonder if you are having gastro-esophageal reflux. When a little bit of the highly acidic liquid from your stomach sloshes up into the esophagus, it can actually cause hoarseness, spasm of the voice box, cough and wheezing. Check with your doctor. LGromko MD ...Read more

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What can be the cause of hoarseness/ voice change and light sore throat sensation that come and go for few weeks?

What can be the cause of hoarseness/ voice change and light sore throat sensation that come and go for few weeks?

Varies: Varies. From voice strain, to allergy, to more serious problems. See ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hoarseness of voice after thyroidectomy?

Shortly after ...: Hoarseness can occur from irritation caused by the endotracheal tube placed between you vocal cords into your wind pipe to breath for you while under anesthesia. Another less common cause is a weakness or paralysis of a vocal cord due to injury to a nerve that is used to close your vocal cords together for speaking, coughing and swallowing. This can be a temporary or permanent problem.See your ent. ...Read more

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Can sleeping habits.Cause hoarse voice?

Can sleeping habits.Cause hoarse voice?

Yes: Snoring and sleep apnea can cause a horse voice, especially in the morning. ...Read more

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