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I'm 34 and had tonsils out 4 1/2 yrs ago. Whenever i get a cold i get laryngitis.August i had vocal polyps removed and now have 1st cold & laryngitis?
Immunity: Sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. It sounds like you are highly susceptible to infection. Are you asking why you are sick again after having a tonsillectomy and polypectomy? Some people just have a predisposition to infection for multiple reasons. Try frequent salt water gargles and ask your dentist or primary care doctor for chlorhexadin mouthwash. ...Read more
26yr old male, atheltic fitness, operated for vocal polyp( r) in 2010 mar , successful, recently diagnosed with gallstone 11mm & antral gastritis, please help?
Treat gastritis: With ppi and have cholecystectomy. Make sure you don't have h. Pylori infection. Urgency of surgery depends on severity of your symptoms. Ask your doctor for specific recommendations. ...Read more
What effect does stress have on vocal chords and how can we avoid all that ? Can it cause a polyp ? Thanking you
Stress is bad: Stress is tough on the body in general. Stress on the vocal folds is generally in the form of talking too much, talking loudly, or illness such as a cold. Learning correct posture, lung and breathing control, and knowing when to limit speech or vocalization help to reduce stress on the voice box, or larynx. Vocal abuse can lead to nodules. If you sing, a good voice coach is paramount. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having polyp removal from my vocal cord. What am i able to eat post surg and how long the period doctors?
Food: Clear liquids day of surgery or soft food, then no restrictions in most cases. ...Read more
I have done a polyp surgery for my vocal chords around 3 months ago. Today my voice feels tired and everytime i cough it hurts . Should i be scared?
Don't be scared : No need to be scared. Give it a few days and if it still bothers you contact your ENT doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
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