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Hoarse voice sometimes, thyroid?

Hoarse voice sometimes, thyroid?

Yes, thyroid can: Yes, hoarseness can be associated with thyroid disease. It can also be assoxiated with other tumors of the throid and larynx. You should get your thyroid levels checked. ...Read more

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Why does the?Voice start cracking after?The voice deepens at puberty?

Why does the?Voice start cracking after?The voice deepens at puberty?

Testosterone: Due to vocal cord thickening which is mediated via testosterone and testosterone like substances in the body. ...Read more

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Will having tonsils out change singing voice?

Will having tonsils out change singing voice?

It depends: If your tonsils are small and the change in your throat is small then the likelihood of it changing your singing voice is small. The bigger your tonsils are the greater the likelihood that it will change your singing voice. The reason is that your throat and nose is your vocal tract. The vocal tract is what determines "your sound". By removing tonsils you change your vocal tract and you can change your sound. ...Read more

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If someone has seemingly completely gone through puberty but his voice hasn't deepend yet, can testosterone boosters help his voice deepen?

If someone has seemingly completely gone through puberty but his voice hasn't deepend yet, can testosterone boosters help his voice deepen?

Unusual use of testo: That will be an unusual use of Testosterone ...if it will work...dont really know. I dont if a lot of doctors will feel comfortable prescribing Testosterone for this purpose. ...Read more

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Does raspy voice sound like pharyngitis?

Does raspy voice sound like pharyngitis?

That might be a: symptom of pharyngitis. Pharyngitis symptoms may include: dry, painful or scratchy throat; swollen, red tonsils that may have white patches; swallowing that is painful or difficult; hoarseness ; swollen, tender glands on neck. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause hoarseness or loss of voice?

Does strep throat cause hoarseness or loss of voice?

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

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Can severe coughing damage your vocal. Cords? Voice isn't normal.

Can severe coughing damage your vocal. Cords?   Voice isn't normal.

It can: A severe cough can lead to vocal chord inflammation, tear, or even coming loose. However, other causes of vocal chord change and voice change are far more common and can be a sign of serious illness. See an ENT or pulmonologist as soon as possible to get checked out. ...Read more

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Could clearing sore throat permanently damages your vocal cords?

Could clearing sore throat permanently damages your vocal cords?

Yes: Clearing of the throat by habit or a feeling of mucus or reflux of acid can permanently damage the surface of the true vocal folds. When you continuously clear your throat you are essentially banging the vocal folds against each other. Eventually you may develop a vocal fold nodule, ulcer, bleed into the fold. You need to find out why you are clearing your throat so often. ...Read more

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Constant feeling in my throat Raspy voice . What are the causes of slightly hoarse voice ?Throat fullness ?

Constant feeling in my throat Raspy voice . What are the causes of slightly hoarse voice ?Throat fullness ?

R/O TONSILITIS: LATYNGITIS and recurrent sore throats can cause tonsillitis . You need to be examined and have a throat culture. If that is negative then blood work needs to be done to evaluate for other issues, especially H. pylori. It is the ulcer causing bacteria that can cause halitosis//Gerd as well as laryngitis.. Make sure to brush and floss teeth 3x/dy. Also use a specially designed tongue scraper ...Read more

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Can smoking cause a hoarse voice?

Dysphonia: Yes, absolutely. It will cause vocal cord irritation and swelling as well as trauma due to cough and most importantly, will significantly increase your risk for laryngeal cancer. ...Read more

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Hoarseness of voice from 5 months?

Consult doctor: Hoarseness of voice for months needs history , examination and investigations , please consult with General practitioner or an Ear, nose and throat surgeon. ...Read more

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Can a thyroid nodule affect your singing voice?

Can a thyroid nodule affect your singing voice?

Yes: If it's big enough, it can cause compressive symptoms and affect your voice. ...Read more

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Does your voice box grow during. Your growth spurt?

Does your voice box grow during. Your growth spurt?

Yes it does: And that's why you start having voice changes. ...Read more

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Does castration affect the voice after puberty?

Does castration affect the voice after puberty?

Yes: Castration removes the testes which produce testosterone, the hormone responsible for pubertal changes such as voice deepening. Without testosterone, those changes do not occur. ...Read more

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Does weight effect a person's voice pitch?

No: Voice pitch depends on the shape, diameter and length of the larynx or voice box. These usually do not change with increasing body weight. Pitch can change with age as the vocal muscles loosen. Throat diseases and surgery can also change the pitch and quality of the voice. ...Read more

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Question regarding puberty: i'm 16 and my voice has not deepen / when will my voice change?

Question regarding puberty: i'm 16 and my voice has not deepen / when will my voice change?

Don't know: But there's still lots of time. Relax and remember the longer your puberty takes, the more time your bones have to grow and the taller you could potentially become. Are you experiencing the rest of pubertal changes? Are you being followed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Could a bifid uvula affect someone's singing voice or tone?

Could a bifid uvula affect someone's singing voice or tone?

Sure: Any uvula can do this. See ENT MD as well as Speech Pathologist / Therapist , and their referrals as needed. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Can nasal congestion make your voice hoarse?

Can nasal congestion make your voice hoarse?

It can be associated: Congestion can be caused by allergies or nasal infection. That process could affect the vocal cords causing swelling and hoarseness at the same time. Or drainage down the back of the throat could cause inflation of the vocal cords causing hoarseness. Or gastroesphogeal reflux could splash on the vocal cords or into the back of the nose causing both hoarseness and nasal congestion. ...Read more