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My voice is hoarse sometimes. What can I do to cure this?

My voice is hoarse sometimes. What can I do to cure this?

Depends: To treat the hoarseness, one needs to know the cause. An otolaryngologist (ENT) doctor would be in a good position to provide evaluation and treatment with the goal of improving or possibly curing the hoarseness. ...Read more

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Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Hoarseness (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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How to cure a hoarse voice fast?

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 to cure a hoarse voice--lemon juice or salt water?

How to cure a hoarse voice--lemon juice or salt water?

Either...: ...Salt water gargles or lemon juice mixed with honey will soothe a sore throat and decrease the inflammation causing the hoarseness. Neither is a "cure", however, since they do nothing to remove the virus, bacteria, or whatever else is causing the hoarseness. ...Read more

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Hoarse voice sometimes, thyroid?

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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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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Should I have my thyroid checked? I have been so tired latley, for the past several months, i stay cold and my legs swell all the time. I have felt my thyroid glad and both sides seem enlarged, i find that my voice is getting hoarse and sometimes goes co

You : You very likely have obstructive sleep apnea and that explains your excessive sleepiness.This condition is serious and is associated with increased risk of stroke and diabetes. Underactive thyroid makes it worse. Yes, you should get your thyroid tested: a blood tests for TSH is the minimum test you should get. Often some offices have arrangements with labs so they can offer you testing at a reduced charge. See the link below for more information on thyroid. ...Read more

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I have GERD and on omeprozole, my mouth/tongue is very dry & my voice sometimes is hoarse. Anything i can take? Is this cause from taking ppi s?

I have GERD and on omeprozole, my mouth/tongue is very dry & my voice sometimes is hoarse. Anything i can take? Is this cause from taking ppi s?

Baking soda in water: Stomach acids from gastric reflux can be very irritating on the throat and vocal cords leading to hoarseness and dry mouth. Omeprazole can also dry out normal secretions that keep your mouth moist. Avoiding acidic foods (citrus, tomatoes, etc.) spicy foods and alcohol can help control gerd. Drinking a glass of water with a teaspoon of baking soda after meals will neutralize acids too. ...Read more

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Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Voice Disorders (Definition)

Voice disorders include anatomic, infectious, inflammatory, and obstructive problems that interfere with the functioning ...Read more