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I speak really softly. People at work complain about my voice. Is there anything I can do?

I speak really softly. People at work complain about my voice. Is there anything I can do?

Possibly: If you are just soft-spoken, the only option would be for voice therapy to help you work on projection. If your voice is raspy, hoarse, breathy or otherwise abnormal, see your ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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I was curious to know whether intentionally speaking inside our head is same as having thoughts?do all people have thier voice in head all day?

I was curious to know whether intentionally speaking inside our head is same as having thoughts?do all people have thier voice in head all day?

Different.: Thinking to yourself is different from believing that the voices of other individuals are communicating with you through your thoughts. Thinking to yourself is fine. ...Read more

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My voice is not heard in public and I can't speak fluently. I can shout and sometime two different voices seem to collide?

Dysphonia: You may be describing diplophonia, a condition in which the voice simultaneously produces two sounds of different pitch. Transient bitonality is frequently noticed in patients either with lesional or functional hoarseness. You need a thorough ENT/functional laryngoscopy exam as Diplophonia is not a specific characteristic of a particular aetiology of dysphonia. ...Read more

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My voice become harsher after speaking several statements &may disappear completely ..So i can't speak normaly..Whats the management?

My voice become harsher after speaking several statements &may disappear completely ..So i can't speak normaly..Whats the management?

Voice: You probably have reflux and of allergies. Try a nonsedating antihistamine like Claritin (loratadine) and see if it helps. If no change them try some Prilosec once or twice a day. You must take the Prilosec one hour before breakfast and supper. Do not eat or drink 3 hrs before bed. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Arguing voices in my head, speaking to me in 3rd person. Visions of faces i don't know & of bad things happening to loved ones. Am i going crazy?

Arguing voices in my head, speaking to me in 3rd person. Visions of faces i don't know & of bad things happening to loved ones. Am i going crazy?

Hearing Voices: Your thoughts have become quite powerful even to the point where they seem to becoming from outside yourself. You need to consult with a mental health professional without delay and also consult with your physician to make sure there are no undiagnosed medical issues causing your distress. ...Read more

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Been 1 week since voice returned after laryngitis. My voice is different. It's deeper, raspy and has breaks when speaking. Will it return to normal?

Been 1 week since voice returned after laryngitis. My voice is different. It's deeper, raspy and has breaks when speaking. Will it return to normal?

Yes: Laryngitis is typically caused by viruses, which can remain in your system for 1-2 weeks. The viruses infect the vocal cords, causing voice changes. These typically resolve after 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Several times in the past month when I have been speaking, suddenly, i can't make any sound. It takes about a minute for me to get my voice back. Wh?

Anticholinergic: Often the anxiety that goes with speaking triggers the autonomic nervous system to stop producing saliva which leads to a dry mouth and vocal cords. If you do not have a glass of water handy, the vocal cords can actually become tenacious and sticky , making it difficult to speak. Once saliva production begins again, you are able to talk again. Carry water to the podium ! ...Read more

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I have trouble speaking at a normal volume, my voice is always too quiet?

Quiet voice: You might have weakness of vocal folds. This is seen in older patients. You may weak lungs therefore lack of air powering your voice. You could have a polyp or other lesion interfering with function. Finally, you may just be made this way. You need to be checked by ENT to examine vocal folds. ...Read more