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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Loss Of Voice (Overview)

Laryngitis really means inflammation of the voicebox, but often, if the vocal cords are inolved, you will be hoarse or you may lose your voice entirely.


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I'm a diabetic. I think I have thrush on my tongue. Could it possibly be in my larynx as well, causing loss of voice? Smoker 1/2 pack also. Thanks

I'm a diabetic. I think I have thrush on my tongue. Could it possibly be in my larynx as well, causing loss of voice? Smoker 1/2 pack also. Thanks

Potentially: Hoarseness or loss of voice in the presence of oral thrush can indicate laryngeal involvement, but many other things can cause the same symptoms. Best to see your Primary Care for a checkup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
2 doctors shared insights

Loss Of Voice (Overview)

Laryngitis really means inflammation of the voicebox, but often, if the vocal cords are inolved, you will be hoarse or you may lose your voice entirely.


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How do I fix a loss of voice from shouting?

How do I fix a loss of voice from shouting?

Avoid shouting.: The best way to stop this is to stop having to shout. Let others know that you cannot shout and have to keep your voice. If you still find your voice going, you might benefit from a visit to an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat doctor) for vocal cord/speech therapy, or see your regular doctor for correct direction. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies on how to cure a sore throat and loss of voice?

What are some home remedies on how to cure a sore throat and loss of voice?

Ginger tea: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...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

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Lung congestion for 3 months with throat clearing and loss of voice. Have asthma, allergies gerd, and svt. Not getting better. Any smells exacerbate.

Spirometry : Spirometry is a measurement of airflow in the lungs. Testing both before and after the inhalation of albuterol can be used to determine your response to medication. The use of inhaled controller medications for persistent symptoms is part of the regimen used for contolling asthma. In addition, controlling triggers such as gerd and allergic exposures are important. Your svt requires your md's input. ...Read more

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How do I fix a loss of voice from shouting?

Avoid shouting.: The best way to stop this is to stop having to shout. Let others know that you cannot shout and have to keep your voice. If you still find your voice going, you might benefit from a visit to an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat doctor) for vocal cord/speech therapy, or see your regular doctor for correct direction. ...Read more

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What things could cause a permanent loss of voice?

What things could cause a permanent loss of voice?

See below: Trouble speaking most frequently would be vocal chord related damage or injury or polyp also intubation related injury to vocal chord see ENT doc for eval. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: loss of voice?

Laryngitis: Laryngitis really means inflammation of the voicebox, but often, if the vocal cords are inolved, you will be hoarse or you may lose your voice entirely. ...Read more

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Is total loss of voice a symptom of tonsillitis?

Is total loss of voice a symptom of tonsillitis?

Generally no: Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the tonsils. Losing your voice is laryngitis. If you have an upper respiratory infection caused by a virus, it could be affecting the entire upper respiratory tract and you could have laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and sinusitis to name a few. ...Read more