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How to cure a hoarse voice fast?

How to cure a hoarse voice fast?

Rest: The less you speak, the better. Make sure you don't smoke. Treating reflux can help. If this does not improve, please see an otolaryngologist and get a flexible scope exam. I pray you feel better! ...Read more

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My voice is hoarse sometimes. What can I do to cure this?

My voice is hoarse sometimes. What can I do to cure this?

Depends: To treat the hoarseness, one needs to know the cause. An otolaryngologist (ENT) doctor would be in a good position to provide evaluation and treatment with the goal of improving or possibly curing the hoarseness. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sore throat and croaky voice fast?

How can I cure a sore throat and croaky voice fast?

NO guarantees: F you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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How to cure a hoarse voice--lemon juice or salt water?

How to cure a hoarse voice--lemon juice or salt water?

Either...: ...Salt water gargles or lemon juice mixed with honey will soothe a sore throat and decrease the inflammation causing the hoarseness. Neither is a "cure", however, since they do nothing to remove the virus, bacteria, or whatever else is causing the hoarseness. ...Read more

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What can be done for a croaky voice?

What can be done for a croaky voice?

Steam, voice rest: If you have a croaky voice, you may have a problem with your vocal cords (voicebox or larynx). Usually this condition is a result of overuse of the voice such as screaming, coughing or shouting too much. Sometimes it can be because of heartburn or allergies. If you are a smoker, or if it is getting worse, get checked by an ear nose and throat specialist, because you could have a growth or tumor. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat my 'croaky voice'?

Is there any way to treat my 'croaky voice'?

Treat "croaky" voice: First see an otolaryngologist to make sure you do not have lesions/growths on your vocal cords. Conditions like reflux will need to be controlled through diet modification +/- medications. You may also need to be evaluated by a speech therapist. ...Read more

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What can I do to figure out my croaky voice problems?

Treat "croaky" voice: First see an otolaryngologist to make sure you do not have lesions/growths on your vocal cords. Conditions like reflux will need to be controlled through diet modification +/- medications. You may also need to be evaluated and treated by a speech therapist. ...Read more

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Is there any medical significance to having a croaky voice?

Is there any medical significance to having a croaky voice?

Could be: A croaky voice (especially if there is a change) could be a sign that there is some issue with the vocal folds themselves. It could be swelling, infection, a mass/polyp/cyst, or something else. Following up with a laryngologist/voice disorder specialist is extremely important in any acute voice changes. ...Read more

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I've had a croaky voice my whole life. Is there a way to lessen how croaky my voice is?

Croaky voice: You could see an ENT doctor and have them take a look at your vocal cords for polyps. Also, your thyroid function or testosterone level may be off. A good voice coach can often help you to have better control of your voice. ...Read more

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How can I treat a hoarse voice quickly?

Voice rest: If you a professional voice user (teacher or singer), voice rest for several days or a high dose of oral steroids may help. If the voice disorder lasts for more than 3 weeks, I would strongly advise you seeing a laryngologist to make a proper diagnosis. Most inflammations of the vocal folds are virus and it takes 7-10 days to resolve. There is not much you can do to alter the inflammation. ...Read more

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Can three days of coughing lead to a hoarse voice?

Can three days of coughing lead to a hoarse voice?

Yes: It can. Sometimes the source though is the lungs if you have bronchitis or asthma. If the cough persists see your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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Hoarse voice for 2months now I can't sing properly?

Hoarse voice for 2months now I can't sing properly?

Aloe vera: Recommend otolaryngologist evaluate your larynx. Also consider gargling twice a day with aloe vera juice. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about ways to get a husky/hoarse voice?

Don't understand: I have seen this question now for a month and can not understand your question. In over 45 years of ENT practice, I have never been asked the question of how to develop a hoarse voice. Every patient with a hoarse voice wants to get a normal sounding voice. So I can not and will not answer this question unless you specifically tell me why you want an ABNORMAL voice. ...Read more

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What foods are best to eat when you have a hoarse voice?

Any!!: Hoarseness of the voice (dysphonia) is related to your voice box food should not affect it if you have a sore throat food with a soft consistency are preferred. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to take care of a hoarse voice?

It depends: There is no simple answer to this one without knowing the cause. If it is acute, a week or two, voice rest and liquids will likely result in improvement. If it has been of longer duration you need to be evaluated by an ENT docttor who can visualize your vocal cords and identify the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your voice is hoarse for over a week?

Borderline problem: If your voice problem last more than ~2 weeks, it's important to get to a voice specialist so that you don't do yourself any harm by trying to 'push through' the issue. We look with a special camera that guides our discussion and plan for helping you heal the voice. ...Read more