Doctor insights on:
Cure For Losing Your Voice
I have a sore troath since Monday, but luckly not bad enough to lose my voice. It's a bit brothering... How to cure it? Thanks.
Sore throat: There are many causes to sore throats, for example tonsillitis, pharyngitis, the common cold, acid reflux, throat muscle strains, or even various growths in the throat. The most common cause is typically the common cold, and for this you can try salt water gargles, but it may still occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes & cure: The voice is produced by voice box called larynx. Any anatomical abnormality like paralysis , polyp or cancer can change voice. Nasal deformity is an other reason. It can be temporary by constant crying or high pitch singing. It can be effected by diseases like parkinson's, stroke, depression. There are many causes and you have to treat the cause. See ENT doctor & speech pathologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Aphonia: Depends on the cause &extent of injury to the vocal cords. ...Read more
You want to lose it?: I'm thinking you mean the best way to get it back. If so - give it total (TOTAL) rest for several days. No whispering or mouthing words at all. Writing is the safest, but even then try not to be saying the words in your head. All those things pull on the vocal cords a bit. I did it personally and it works best if you don't do them. To lose it - surgery, I guess, but few Drs would do it. Why? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hoarseness: The most common cause of recurrent hoarseness are voice overuse or voice abuse. Screaming, shouting or prolonged talking in a loud volume will result in hoarseness. Do not clear your throat or make yourself cough. Good hydration and proper voice hygiene is the key for prevention! ...Read more
Perhaps: you treat your vocal cords nicely (i.e. not screaming) & perhaps when you have had viral infections they didn't go straight for your larynx. Consider yourself lucky. I was a cheerleader in high school - and typically had lost my voice by the time I had to sing in church choir on Sunday mornings. Avoid voice strain. ...Read more
Voice gets manly: The boys do lose their boyish, high frequency voice, but it changes to a more manly , low frequency deeper voice. It changes to an adult male like voice. These changes are due the hormonal changes, they go through during puberty. They develop secondary sexual characteristics. These changes are mainly due to increase in the levels of the hormone, testosterone. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Losing voice: Very sorry to hear that. This can be quite challenging because your voice is the key part of your concert. In this short a period of time, best to see a doctor who specializes on voice issues, called an otolaryngologist. This kind of doctor can look at your voice box, hopefully determine what is happening and give you appropriate treatment. Wish you the best...And...Break a leg! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep on losing my voice, its been happening on and off for the past 3 years any suggestions why this is happening?
Many possibilities : The three most likely reasons are 1) vocal abuse (screaming, yelling, forcing the voice, going to loud bars and pubs) 2) reflux where stomach juice comes up into your throat without warning leading to burning and inflammation in your throat and 3) poor vocal technique with poor breath support leading to tension in your neck and throat. Please see an ENT doctor who specializes in the voice for eval. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Home remedy for losing your voice
- Home remedies for losing your voice
- How to lose your voice in five minutes?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What makes you lose your voice?
- Is it possible to lose your voice due to allergies?
- How can you make yourself lose your voice?
- Chai tea remedy for a sore throat losing your voice
- Symptoms of losing your voice