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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Strained Vocal Chords

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What is the best treatment for strained vocal chords?

What is the best treatment for 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

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Vocal chord may be strained;short of breath and often times hoarseness. What could be wrong?

Vocal chord may be strained;short of breath and often times hoarseness. What could be wrong?

See an ENT: There could be multiple causes of vocal cord problems. They can include voice abuse, acid reflux, allergies with post nasal drip, cough and lung diseases, tumors. You should see your physician and probably an ENT physician to have your larynx examined. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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What are the symptoms of a soleus strain?

What are the symptoms of a soleus strain?

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

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If I was at a concert and screamed for two hours straight extremely strained chords. Can't talk will I have permanent vocal damage?

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

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Symptoms of a strained wrist or carpel tunnel?

Symptoms of a strained wrist or carpel tunnel?

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

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What are symptoms of eye strain?

What are symptoms of eye strain?

Eye irritation: Prolonged focused tasks such as reading, computer use, electronic device use requires tightening of the ciliary muscle. This can lead eye irritation and vague headache. This can be avoided by periodically changing focus to a more distant object. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes/symptoms of a strained/pulled SCM muscle? Best ways to treat & get relief? How long before it heals?

What are the most common causes/symptoms of a strained/pulled SCM muscle? Best ways to treat & get relief? How long before it heals?

Sometimes. If it is-: -due to trauma or during exercise probably strain. But trauma can lead to a clot if. Only way to really determine is by duplex Doppler. This is a test done in a radiology department. B evacuated by your PCP and go from there. ...Read more

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What to do if I have strained my vocal muscles or have infection?

What to do if I have strained my vocal muscles or have infection?

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

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Symptoms of groin strain or hernia?

Symptoms of groin strain or hernia?

Usually pain: Especially on exertion. If it is a true inguinal hernia, you might also see a lump. If this lump becomes painful or tender, it is time to see surgeon for possible surgical repair. If it is just a strain, it should get better with rest and mild analgesics. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of a hernia to show up after the muscles are strained?

Not related: Muscle strain does not cause a hernia to form. Muscle strains resolve with local heat, rest and anti-inflammatory medication (ibuprofen). Hernias are a weakness through the abdominal wall, do not heal on their own, and are not related to a strain injury. ...Read more

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Please describethe symptom differences between groin strain and hernia?

Please describethe symptom differences between groin strain and hernia?

Sometimes they are: Very similar. A severe strain can fail to heal and progress to a hernia. Or it could heal without hernia formation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between musvle strain and muscle knot? What would symptoms of the two be?

What is the difference between musvle strain and muscle knot? What would symptoms of the two be?

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

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Acute onset of severe stiff neck for 6 weeks now. Stretching doesn't help. No other symptoms. Xrays OK. Didn't strain it. Bilateral.?

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

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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

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

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What can I do to relieve the symptoms of muscle strain?

What can I do to relieve the symptoms of muscle strain?

Ice and advil (ibuprofen): The best treatment is prevention which would be proper warm up and stretching prior to vigorous excercise. If a strain occurs ice, rest and advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a strained calf muscle?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a strained calf muscle?

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

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What are the presenting symptoms that can manifest after muscle strain?

Swelling, pain, bruisi: Swelling, tenderness, bruising, localized pain, limping, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.

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

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Just tested positive for flu strain a. Have had mild symptoms for 24 hours not too bad but can it get worse or would I have felt the worst already?

Not necessarily: Uncomplicated influenza illness can remain symptomatic for 3 to 7 days for most people, but cough and fatigue can persist for >2 weeks. Importantly, keep in mind that influenza can be transmitted to others for 5 to 7 days after symptoms begin. ...Read more

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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