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Is It Possible To Lose Your Voice Due To Allergies
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
How do I know if I have allergies, laryngitis, or strep. Number one issue is losing my voice and I can barely speak now.
Possibly: If you have nasal symptoms and laryngitis from post-nasal drips, the problem may be allergic especially when it is seasonal or from sinusitis. On the other hand, abuse of the vocal cord (from talking too much or trying to alter your natural tone of voice) , the presence of a vocal cord nodule, or even acid reflux can lead to hoarseness. See ENT to get checked out. ...Read more
I've lost my voice due to allergies but it's coming back but not all of the way, what should I do?
See ENT doctor: Loss of voice or laryngitis is commonly secondary to a viral infection. Voice rest and fluids usually allows recovery within 2-3 weeks. If allergy is the cause of sever post nasal drainage, certainly, that may also cause inflammation of the vocal folds. If dysphonia (alteration of the voice) persists for more than 6 weeks, i would suggest you see an ENT doctor for an evaluation. Allergist also. ...Read more
I lost my voice due to allergies/singing. If I do mot talk and drink plenty of fluids, how long until my voice comes back?
Oral allergy synd: Yes, but it's not common. Many patients with this problem do not require specific treatment, because the symptoms are mild. Sometimes if they want to eat the fruit, they pre-medicate themselves with antihistamines. If the reactions are really bothersome or dangerous, with throat closing and hoarseness, the food should be avoided as best possible, and epi pen carried. ...Read more
Sir I have sinus and allergy problem.I am a singer.How to develop my voice?What should I do to make my voice good?
See an allergist: There are numerous ENT physicians who specialize in seeing vocalists and dealing with their issues. You should be able to locate one by communicating with other singers in your area. If this is all related to allergy, desensitization may be available by contacting an allergist. Keep singing, and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
I have a nasal voice since birth first I don't recognise it but slowly I recognise that I'm nasal I have no allergies so give me some tips?
See Allergist: Might be worthwhile seeing an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. Skin testing or blood testing for sensitivity to both indoor/outdoor allergens is indicated if you are having congestion, running, sneezing, etc. Once sensitivities are determined then a better treatment regimen can be prescribed. ...Read more
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