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Pnuemonia Associated With Thyroid Nodes And Vocal Cord Lesions
Very rare: Injury to laryngeal nerves are very rare due to current meticulous techniques and done by highly trained professionals. ...Read more
The vocal cord is a short (about 1cm long) band of tissue in the larynx (aka "voice box"). It is paired, so everyone has 2, and they are located just below the "adam's apple." when you breathe, they are separated from each other. When you speak, they come together while your lungs push air (like a bellows or bagpipe) past them, and they vibrate, like a reed ...Read more
Hi I am a 26 year old female. I'm slowly finding out over time I have nodules on my lungs, thyroid and now vocal cord. Why is this? I'm very concerned
Im 27 vocal cord dry & fatigued after a few sentences Cannot reach high notes, feel food going down throat, Need to consciously swallow- not thyroid?
Can hyperthyroidism cause vocal cord issues? Like they dry out or need breaks while talking and issues swallowing? Is this caused by enlarged thyroid?
Thyroid and voice: Hypothyroidism causes thickening of vocal cords and lower pitched voice, and hyperthyroidism to some extent the opposite. The hyperthyroidism can certainly cause some dehydration and hyperventilation, which can dry them out. The thyroid can sometimes interfere directly with the vocal cords, but usually not. It tends to grow out, not in. You need to get your thyroid fixed! ...Read more
What does it mean if a pft shows that a flow volume loop is consistent with an extrathoracic obstructive pattern? Vocal cords and thyroid are good.
Multiple thyroid nodules some are very large & others are attached to my vocal cords. Hard to swallow , swollen neck & painful, took raditn pill. 3 yrs ago. Help?
See endocrinologist: You did not mention if you had an overactive thyroid 3 years ago when given radioactive iodine. I assume your thyroid levels are normal now. If you still have large thyroid nodules, and symptoms related to it, you may need surgery to effectively deal with the problem. It is best to see an endocrinologist for a complete evaluation of your thyroid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can thyroid issues (hyperthyroidism/graves) affect the vocal cords? Meaning can it make your vocal cords fatigue more easily while talking? Thank you
Hyperthyroid : Hyperthyroidism itself does not affect your voice. However, if your gland is enlarged and compresses the recurrent laryngeal nerve( the nerve that supplies function to the vocal cords), you could actually have vocal cord paresis(weakness) or paralysis( immobile vocal cord) that affects your voice. See an ENT to do laryngoscopy. ...Read more
My son was diagnosed with extrathoracic airway lesions and what checked for vocal cord dysfunction; which it wasn't. What else can it be?
My daughter has pneumonia and was prescribed biaxin (clarithromycin) (sp?) can she take that with her thyroid medication ( Synthroid ) ?
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