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Is a raspy voice always abnormal ?

Is a raspy voice always abnormal 
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Not always: For some people a raspy voice is normal if it has been the same for years. New onset raspiness can be due to strain of vocal cords,viral infection,smoking, presence of vocal cord nodules or other growths. An otolaryngologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between a raspy voice and hoarsness ?

Is there a difference between a raspy voice and hoarsness ?

No: No. Not normal. Best advice: See ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more

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I've had a raspy voice for the past five years. Ppl have asked me if I was sick. Should this be a concern. Could it be normal?

I've had a raspy voice for the past five years. Ppl have asked me if I was sick. Should this be a concern. Could it be normal?

See doctor: Raspy voice can signal laryngeal inflammation, vocal cord polyps, enlarged thyroid, and cancer. Best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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My son is 2 and has had a raspy voice for over 2 months now. Any ideas why?

My son is 2 and has had a raspy voice for over 2 months now. Any ideas why?

See a pediatric ENT: A pediatric ENT specialist can quickly and easily take a look down at his vocal cords and airway in the office. If they find something unusual or concerning, they can follow up with imaging studies or a trip to the or for a flexible and/or rigid bronchoscopy for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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If you lose or have low raspy voice. What can be done to return my voice to closer to normal. Thank you.?

If you lose or have low raspy voice. What can be done to return my voice to closer to normal. Thank you.?

Need evaluation: If you have lost or had a raspy voice for more than two weeks then you should see an ENT and have a laryngoscopy. There are so many different causes of this, that only looking at the vocal cords directly and getting a good history of your complaints will help decide what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Hoarseness of voice from 5 months?

Consult doctor: Hoarseness of voice for months needs history , examination and investigations , please consult with General practitioner or an Ear, nose and throat surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a raspy voice?

How can I get rid of a raspy voice?

Voice rest: If u have a profession that entails u to talk a lot then that can cause it n voice rest is best treatment. Chronic post nasal drip, acid reflux/ heart burn, nodule on vocal cord r other possibilities. I would suggest u to see ur doc. ...Read more