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Symptoms Of Strained Vocal Chords
Rest & time: If you follow the entertainment industry, especially those who sing, complete voice rest is common for strained vocal cords and even after surgery on said cords. If that doesn't seem to do the trick, go see your ENT for further evaluation. Of course, besides rest & time, other part of solution is to determine cause of strain & address it: http://www. Umm. Edu/altmed/articles/laryngitis-000099.Htm. ...Read more
I was singing and now my vocal chords hurt and feel sore and strained! My voice sounds almost normal though. Did I have a hemorage?
Sharp pain around vocal chord, only when I cough. It's a quick tearing pain. Sick 2 weeks ago with upper resp. Issues. No other symptoms. Allergies?
See ENT: If you have a sharp tearing pain at your throat for more than a few days without noticing any improvement, you need to see your doctor or ENT to find out why. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of vocal chord dysfunction, are they comparable to reflux? My main symptoms are a lot of excess saliva, and bad congestion/ pnd
Shortness of breath: The main symptom of vcd is feeling short of breath or difficulty trying to get air in your lungs. Other symptoms are noisy breathing, hoarse voice, chronic throat clearing or coughing, and feeling of choking. Reflux could be one of the causes of vcd. Your symptoms are more likely related to an upper respiratory infection or condition. Visit your md and have him/her rule them out. ...Read more
Paralyzed vocal chord. Run out of breath when speaking. Always clearing chest mucus. Nose is not stopped up. No allergy symptoms?
Is HPV the same as HIV or similar? How do you test for it? What are symptoms? Can you die from it? Throat affected? I had bumps on vocal chords an
Not the same.:
HPV is Human papillomavirus, and HIV is Human immunodeficiency virus.
The HPV test is available only to women; no HPV test yet exists to detect the virus in men. However, men can be infected with HPV and pass the virus along to their sex partners by vaginal, anal or oral sex. One type of HPV can cause genital warts while another type can cause cancer. ...Read more
Varies: Soleus muscle injury may be under-reported due to misdiagnosis as thrombophlebitis or lumping of soleus strains with strains of the gastrocnemius. The classic presentation is of calf tightness, stiffness, and pain that worsen over days to weeks. Walking or jogging tends to provoke symptoms. Swelling and disability are generally mild. ...Read more
If I was at a concert and screamed for two hours straight extremely strained chords. Can't talk will I have permanent vocal damage?
Screaming: While it is not wise to scream for two hours, the body is very resilient. You will most likely recover completely. You need to rest your voice (no yelling, no whispering, no talking except brief exchanges, no singing). If hoarseness persists for more than 1 month, get checked by ent. ...Read more
See below: The symtoms can be similar. Sore. Tender, feeling swollen. A strained wrist will probably resolve on its' own. Carpal tunnel should be watched to make sure it does not progress. ...Read more
What are the most common causes/symptoms of a strained/pulled SCM muscle? Best ways to treat & get relief? How long before it heals?
Vocal cord rest: Stop stressing your vocal cords for a while -- no shouting, no singing, as little normal talk as possible. See a doctor if these steps don't clear it up in a few days. ...Read more
How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of a hernia to show up after the muscles are strained?
Pain: Pain, limping, weakness.Get a more detailed answer ›
Muscle: Strain suggest pulling a muscle beyond its capabilities of extension (pull) while a knot suggest a tired, "bunched up" muscle that is contracted. One fills like a lump. ...Read more
Acute onset of severe stiff neck for 6 weeks now. Stretching doesn't help. No other symptoms. Xrays OK. Didn't strain it. Bilateral.?
Maybe tension ache?: A common cause of this symptom is tension in the posterior neck muscles due to using a computer monitor or placing the head in an uncomfortable position for too long. Is it worse when you move the head, or when someone touches the muscles? If there has been no injury, it may not be due to the deeper structures, like the intervertebral discs. Hard to tell based on this amount of information. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of having a strained ligament? Also what are symptoms of having a meniscus tear? Please help is there anything on the internet
Ligament/meniscus: Sprained ligament has pain localized to the ligament with some degree of instability--a feeling of giving way. A meniscus has mechanical symptoms of locking or painful clicking. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Localized pain: Pain in the calf especially with walking. In severe cases you may feel a bulge or see bruising develop on the skin. Symptoms usually resolve in 1-4 weeks. ...Read more
Swelling, pain, bruisi: Swelling, tenderness, bruising, localized pain, limping, etc. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.
Pelvic floor damage: The most common cause of pelvic floor damage is a vaginal delivery. Common symptoms include urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and uterine or vaginal prolapse (something hanging out). There are pelvic exercises that can help strengthen pelvic floor muscles and a physical therapist can be helpful. ...Read more
Two days ago I sprained/ strained my ankle while exercising. I didn't realize I looked up my symptoms: swelling, mild pain. Is it too late to treat?
Not at all: But your first "step" (sorry) is to get it properly diagnosed. Was it a sprain, a ligament tear or perhaps even a little fracture? You'll need an x-ray to start, and perhaps a sonogram or even an MRI if things are complicated. The last thing you want to do is walk around with a fracture or tear. You're young and apparently healthy, so don't risk a lifetime of residual pain by ignoring this. ...Read more