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Doctor insights on: Sudden Change In Voice Thyroid

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Is change in voice a sign that someone is having a seizure? What could these symptoms be the sign of?

Is change in voice a sign that someone is having a seizure? What could these symptoms be the sign of?

Vocal change & sz: Sometimes a vocal noise is part of a seizure, like a yelp or a yell. A change in the voice is not normally a seizure. People with seizures normally cannot speak. When they can speak, it may make no sense. There are some videos of this to compare to- see frontal seizure on youtube for example. ...Read more

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Dr has found 8mm lump in thyroid. Changes in voices and pain swollowing sometimes. Won't do anything til it gets to march &1cm. Should I be concerned?

Dr has found 8mm lump in thyroid. Changes in voices and pain swollowing sometimes. Won't do anything til it gets to march &1cm. Should I be concerned?

No, but: Evaluation of a thyroid nodule today largely depends on clinical, lab and ultrasound characteristics, not size. What was seen on the US is what is important and too many don't give details. This should be evaluated by someone who is experienced in treating thyroid nodules. That said, thyroid nodules are common and the vast majority not concerning and prove to be benign & rarely effect voice. ...Read more

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Hi i am facing this from last few days 1.clicking noise comes when i swallow sliva. 2.change in voice. 3.hurts when speaks loudly. 4.feel like dry thr?

Hi i am facing this from last few days 1.clicking noise comes when i swallow sliva. 2.change in voice. 3.hurts when speaks loudly. 4.feel like dry thr?

Many things: It is difficult to elucidate the cause of your symptoms over the internet. You should see a doctor in person for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had a hoarse voice/change in voice for almost 3 weeks. Throat gets very dry and sometimes cough . I'm a teacher so I have to use voice. ?

I have had a hoarse voice/change in voice for almost 3 weeks. Throat gets very dry and sometimes cough .
I'm a teacher so I have to use voice. ?

These symptoms are: concerning in the absence of a recent viral infection. Make an appointment to see your primary health care provider or an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am not coughing blood and there is no change in voice ordifficulty in swallowing. But I have a clicking and popping in jaw/chin/throat area. Could it be TMJ or something else?

I am not coughing blood and there is no change in voice ordifficulty in swallowing. But I have a clicking and popping in jaw/chin/throat area. Could it be TMJ or something else?

Possibly TMD: The popping you are experiencing may be coming from a problem with the TMJ or associated structures. We call this tmd in the dental world - temporo mandibular disorder. It would be wise to have your dentist examine you to determine if it is from your joint area, or something else. ...Read more

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Sore red throat w/ yellow spots, change in voice, female 23 still have tonsils. Sore throat 1-3 time per year. Strep test is always negative.

Sore red throat w/ yellow spots, change in voice, female 23 still have tonsils. Sore throat 1-3 time per year. Strep test is always negative.

Viral: This is most likely caused by viral infection such as mono (epstein barr virus) or another related virus. Depending on risk factors another potential cause could be std. ...Read more

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I have swelling around my neck that changes in size of 1 to1/2" over 4hrs. I choke and my voice changes. Have emg with damage at c6-c7 but good mri?

I have swelling around my neck that changes in size of 1 to1/2" over 4hrs. I choke and my voice changes. Have emg with damage at c6-c7 but good mri?

A diverticulum: Of the esophagus called a zenker's diverticulum is an outpouching of the esophagus in the neck that can cause your symptoms. An ENT doctor can help evaluate that. ...Read more

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What causes swollen glands in groin and neck, changes in voice, fever and low appetite for over a week?

What causes swollen glands in groin and neck, changes in voice, fever and low appetite for over a week?

Seek healthcare: Symptoms such as this could be due to a viral infection. With these symptoms, seeing a doctor is important to evaluate for mono. ...Read more