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My Voice Is Very High Pitched
No simple solution: The high pitch just may be your natural voice. Other issues of importance are how far along you are with your sexual development. You should be far along, but there is hope your voice may still deepen if you grow and mature further. If there are other characteristics about you that suggest lack of testosterone, then you may need a hormonal evaluation with blood work and possibly treatment. ...Read more
Perhaps: You need to have a consultation with an experienced ENT surgeon. Ask your doctor to point you in the right direction. Good luck. ...Read more
GERD: Uncontrolled reflux could give you acid taste in your mouth associated with coughing and hoarseness specially while you are sleeping. You will cough and wake up suddenly. But can happen without the cough too. Avoid eating late night. Wait 2-3 hrs after eating before going to bed. If you have gerd avoid food that give you heartburn. Like caffeine, alcohol, sodas, chocolate, spicy/fatty food. ...Read more
Castrati: The male voice deepens at puberty because the male hormone (testosterone) changes the shape and tension on the vocal folds, which generate the voice. Without it, the voice remains high. There are treatments which can be prescribed ranging from hormone therapy to surgery to deepen the voice. Check with a primary care provider and/or a laryngologist for options. ...Read more
How come some biological males voice remains childish and or high pitched? I started HRT at age 21 and (thankfully) my voice never got deep. Why?
Full range for choir: It is a function of length and thickness of vocal cords, as with any instrument, changes can adjust tone/pitch/quality. Some never thicken and are taught, so high. Others are thick and (comparatively) lax, so low. Most in between. ...Read more
If im 20 years old, and I have a high pitched voice, and a skinny frame, is there any possibility that I will develop a thicker frame and deeper voice?
Depends: Further changes are dependent on your stage of development and genetics. If you haven't completed your pubertal development yet, there may still be refinement to your characteristics. Also, as one ages, there are subtle but continued changes in these traits. ...Read more
No...but if the dude: Were to lose both testicles for any reason he might maintain a "boy soprano" voice, eunuchs were exactly this. A man with one testicle with cancer and it is removed, stil has another, and if his voice has or had not changed, the other testis makes suffiicent testosterone to provide male characteristics, and if the testosterone level is low, it can be replaced. Still a real dude. ...Read more
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It, s been about a month, loosing voice. It is very husky and high pitched and very dried throat. Could you help me with this? Thank you.
Need To See ENT:
Without knowing more details, you probably should see an ear, nose, and throat specialist (ent). Especially since this has been going on for a month and if you are a smoker, it's a must. Try to get an appointment asap, if you can. Often turns out to be something minor...But you never know until you get checked out.
Best wishes. ...Read more
As an adult male have always had slightly high pitched voice and not much body hair. Is there something I can do/take? Testosterone?
Hering voices or music has nothing to do with blood pressure. High blood pressure, when it is vey high, can lead to a stroke, but it does not cause hearing things.
Go see a physician very soon as high blood pressure is an urgent medical problems that needs urgent attention and treatment. ...Read more
Sudden change: I need more information to answer this question. Was there an injury or trauma to the ear or head that preceded the sudden change in your hearing? Are there any other changes in your hearing? Is there a change in how well you can hear low volume sounds? I recommend getting examined by a doctor and getting a hearing test done by an audiologist. ...Read more
My son has aspergers and has trouble reading social situations, he complains of voices, how can he succeed in school he has very high test scores?
Early intervention: The best way to proceed is to find a skilled specialist who can evaluate and refer him for appropriate services. Social skills are important to address intensively and early, i.e. with group skill training and individual therapy and coaching. Other associated symptoms may be alleviated with proper medication management as well. You should look into other resources, e.g. Autism advocacy online. ...Read more
I have a sore throat and it been 3 month and my High pitch voice is gone. It does not hurt. Please tell why and how to get back my voice. Reply asap?
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
My son is 13 grew about 1-2 inches this year but his voice is still high is he going through puberty?
What to do if I had puberphonia (funny high voice) but have found a deep, manly voice with help. Trouble is, it's quiet?
Voice problems: See an ENT so he can laryngoscope your vocal chords to see if you have polyps or other disorder of your vocal cords ...Read more
I'm a 17 year old boy and my voice isvery high. Not a late developer, nothing's really changed with my body in 3 years. Wht can I do to deepen voice?
Heat exhaustion: A place to start to guess which might be a simple explanation - could be dehydration - that would make one tired, and would make your throat dry. Its important to stay well hydrated in the heat. If high temp occured without outside heat exposure - probably infection - see a doc. ...Read more
18 y/o male with really high voice. All else developed normal. Does this mean I have not enough testosterone?
Normal: Nope. Not in any way possible. Many men have different sounding voices than the 'norm'. If you pay attention and perhaps stop worrying about this, you will find other men with a variety of voices. Just on television alone there are a variety of kinds of male voices. From a doctor's perspective please do not worry. ...Read more
How come I still look like a child when i'am already done with high school? How come my voice still have not change yet?
Time for consult: Anyone at 19 who has not made the transition into a late stage of puberty should consult with a physician. Actually, failure to see some changes by 15 is a major sign that there are hormonal factors that are abnormal. A consultation with hx, px, x-rays & lab can can help find a cause & develop a plan to help. ...Read more
I sang for a while and hit a high note and my voice kinda hurts a while. I don't sound different. And pain is gone. Will it break my vocal cords?
Vocal cords: You can't break your vocal cords but you can abuse your voice and develop singer's nodules on your cords. These nodules cause hoarseness and pain. See an ent. ...Read more
What causes loss of upper range and voice cracks when singing high but doesn't show up on a normal video stroboscope? It's not acid reflux either
Past month: when I try to raise my voice/call out/try to reach a higher pitch, it goes out of tune/breaks/sounds awful. Never been this way before?
I am a singer I use to be able to sing high soprano 1 notes and now I can barely sing because my voice keeps cracking im 24 years old and concerned?
Singer: Seean ENT specialist so he can use a larygoscope to take a look at your vocal cords to rule out polyps or dysfunction of your vocal cords ...Read more
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