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How do you get rid of a hoarse voice caused by hypothyroidism?

How do you get rid of a hoarse voice caused by hypothyroidism?

Treat it: The best thing to do is to treat the hypothyroidism and bring the hormone up to the normal range. Make sure there is no large growth that is compressing on your vocal cord nerves. ...Read more

Dr. Phil Zapanta
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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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My mother has hypothyroidism for 10 years, age 50yr. Takes reg drug, she developing hoarseness of voice. On and off. Is it curable?

My mother has hypothyroidism for 10 years, age 50yr. Takes reg drug, she developing hoarseness of voice. On and off. Is it curable?

Depends: There many different causes of hoarseness. The most important thing is for her to bee seen by an ENT to ensure there is no growth on her vocal chords. Once a proper eval had been done, a diagnose can be made and only then can we discuss cure. Can't treat it unless you know what it is :). ...Read more

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Why do I have hoarseness in my voice?

Why do I have hoarseness in my voice?

Many reasons: But the underlying problem is something affecting the vibration of your vocal cords. The vocal cords are like two strands of a rubber band. When they don't vibrate well, you will have hoarseness. This can be due to inflammation (reflux, allergies), infection, poor technique leading to fatigue, smoking, nodules, polyps, cysts, etc. If hoarseness persists, you should see an ent. ...Read more

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Hoarse voice sometimes, thyroid?

Yes, thyroid can: Yes, hoarseness can be associated with thyroid disease. It can also be assoxiated with other tumors of the throid and larynx. You should get your thyroid levels checked. ...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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Can acid reflux cause hoarseness in your voice?

Can acid reflux cause hoarseness in your voice?

Yes: Acid reflux in the throat known as laryngopharyngeal reflux can cause hoarseness. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fever, cough and hoarse voice.

I am experiencing fever, cough and hoarse voice.

SymptomaticRx/Doctor: You can take Tylenol for fever and over the counter cough medicine but if the fever is high, you have yellow or green phlegm, and your symptome get worse then see your doctor. Most likely you have a viral Upper Repiratory infection and most of these are self limiting. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a cough and hoarse voice?

What would you do to get rid of a cough and hoarse voice?

Voice rest: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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How quick would symptoms of foreign body aspiration show? Occasional cough or hoarse voice sx?

Aspiration: Depending on what was aspirated, symptoms can start almost immediately. ...Read more

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I had strep thoraot about a month ago and still have some hoarseness to my voice---will this eventually go away?

Try not: To use it so much. Rest is the bear doe it. A quiet whisper you should use if you have to use your voice ...Read more

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My child is teething and I'm wondering if teething can cause symptoms like excessive tiredness and a hoarse voice?

Teething or sick?: Teething causes tiredness but maybe only from not sleeping or battling the pain of a tooth busting through. Teething does cause runny nose, slight cough, loose stools, some drooling, crankiness, etc. Hoarse voice might be a sore throat or laryngitis due to a viral infection. ESP if eating poorly or has a fever or other signs of being sick. Check with your doc on Monday just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a large toxic adenoma and a hoarse voice. What are my chances of getting my normal voice back after my thyroidectomy?

Half: About 50/50. Depends on if the voice box or the nerve that controls the voice box is involved or not. Won't know until the surgery is done to see if u recover. ...Read more

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I lost my voice during a very bad cold that lasted for three weeks, now my voice is hoarse. What could this be? Is there any home remedies?

I lost my voice during a very bad cold that lasted for three weeks, now my voice is hoarse. What could this be? Is there any home remedies?

Laryngitis: See my tip on this. Try to rest your voice for about three days. Increase humidification in the bedroom, drink extra fluids, avoid shouting or raising your voice for about 2 weeks. This will allow the inflammation of your vocal cords to resolve. If you still have problems after instituting these measures for 2 weeks, see an ENT. ...Read more

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I choked on a carrot about 3-4 weeks ago and my voice got hoarse, and got better the next day. Could the carrot have caused permanent damage?

Did: You cough it out? It is unlikely to cause permanent damage. However if you have repeat of choking, a video swallow / or EGD or GI consult. ...Read more

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Had a hoarse voice for an hour only, sounded like laryngitis. What else can cause this if not an allergy? Thought it was but on re-eating, nothing.

Had a hoarse voice for an hour only, sounded like laryngitis. What else can cause this if not an allergy? Thought it was but on re-eating, nothing.

Hoarse voice: Most cases of acute onsect of horaseness of voice is from viral illness
other causes includes esophageal reflux, vocal cord problems. ...Read more

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I've had laryngitis over and over again for the last few months. It's just a bit of hoarseness and then it's gone, but I use my voice for my work.?

I've had laryngitis over and over again for the last few months. It's just a bit of hoarseness and then it's gone, but I use my voice for my work.?

Happens: This hoarseness is common in people who use their voices, as teachers, singers, etc. But if it is recurring, you need to see an ENT for an examination, rest your voice when it happens, see a doctor soon, good luck.
P.S. You need an adult to ask on your behalf if you're under 18 years, according to HT rules ...Read more

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For the past few months my voice has been hoarse/scratchy but, without pain. I am a half a pack a day smoker, 49 year old male, in otherwise in excele?

For the past few months my voice has been hoarse/scratchy but, without pain. I am a half a pack a day smoker, 49 year old male, in otherwise in excele?

Need an exam: Sorry, in any smoker who has a change in their voice an examination of their voice box is critical. Even though you have no pain, that is not significant clinically. You need to find an ENT doctor and have them take a good look at your voice box using a fiber-optic scope. ...Read more

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Hi six years ago I had a thyroidectomy removing the right lobe only. This has left me permanently hoarse. And sometimes even waking to a lost voice. What can be the cause of this?

When 2 get evaluated: Voice changes after thyroidectomy can occur, it is usually temporary. The nerve that controls the voice is close to the site of your surgery. Get an evaluation with your local ENT doc. Ask for an evaluation of your vocal cords. Likely they will look at your cords with a scope. It is not too late, take friend or family with you to exam. Be well. ...Read more

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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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How can I make my voice hoarse?

Overuse: There are many causes of a hoarse voice. Voice overuse, misuse, viral infection, and reflux of acid from the stomach are the common causes. I am not sure what you are saying in your question. But I assume you are asking what can cause a hoarse voice.
Constant clearing of the throat and frequent coughing can also cause a hoarse voice. If persistent see an ENT doctor. ...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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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

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more