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Total Loss Of Voice
Generally no: Tonsillitis refers to inflammation of the tonsils. Losing your voice is laryngitis. If you have an upper respiratory infection caused by a virus, it could be affecting the entire upper respiratory tract and you could have laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and sinusitis to name a few. ...Read more
Avoid shouting.: The best way to stop this is to stop having to shout. Let others know that you cannot shout and have to keep your voice. If you still find your voice going, you might benefit from a visit to an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat doctor) for vocal cord/speech therapy, or see your regular doctor for correct direction. ...Read more
88yrs old lady complain of sudden loss of voice after 2hrs return voice without rx cns ex normal serum calcium 4.5mg/dl how ican deal with her?
I have had loss of voice/hoarseness for 5 weeks white patches on vocal cords 2 doctors don't know what it is?
Anxiety: Possible , especially if panic attack, but voice should come back when attack subsides. ...Read more
I am experiencing hoarse voice after mild smoke inhalation of burnt paper towel. The following also describes me: Loss of voice. What should I do?
Mgt: I would advise warm liquids,lozenges and rest.If it persists, please see ENT. ...Read more
My Boyfriend is experiencing loss of voice, neck pain, difficulty swallowing (worsened by: swallowing hot liquids) , gagging and difficulty walkin...
Seek medical care: While symptoms of loss of voice, neck pain, difficulty swallowing can be from a viral infection such as laryngitis, these symptoms could also be from a bacterial infection such as pharyngitis or epiglottis, which can be an emergency. Don't delay getting a physician to examine someone having such symptoms. ...Read more
Dx Laryngomalacia. Virus caused sig. Strider/loss of voice. epiglotitis R/O
Could combo laryngeal inflammation &Laryngomalacia cause severe symptoms
I'm a diabetic. I think I have thrush on my tongue. Could it possibly be in my larynx as well, causing loss of voice? Smoker 1/2 pack also. Thanks
My son recently had tonsilitus, and now I'm having similar symptoms only I also have nausea, feel faint, coughing, loss of voice and wheezy chest pain. I am asthmatic and I feel really tired all the time, do you think its just tonsilitus or something else
Little whizzing, like a dry cough, little hard to breathe. No nasal drainage. Loss of voice. What can it be?
I went to the pa he said I have a virus that is causing my nasal congestion and my loss of voice was due to drain said meds won't help is this right?
Occasionally: Sometimes if the tonsils are very swollen and infected the patient can get what is known as the "hot potato voice". It means that their speech is muffled and distorted. In which case they may actually have an abcess of the tonsil. In my experience most people with strep just have a normal voice, but with a sore throat. Hoarseness is more common with croup and laryngitis. ...Read more
Ginger tea: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more