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No: There isn't a correlation between voice straining and thyroid function. ...Read more
My 2.5 month old baby is always grunting and it sounds like she's straining her voice. She also pushes her legs straight out. What does this mean?
Normal events: At this age infants make a wide collection of sqeaking & grunting sounds that have no significance. They have rubbery, pliable airways that vibrate to make additional sounds & they have no social skills, they don't care if the noise they make is odd or not. The legs placement response is also normal until 6 -9 mo. When it becomes less frequent or dissapears. ...Read more
Ears plugged, ringing, human voice sound funny, mild vertigo. Neck at base of scull hurting ;like muscle strain, anxiety, no fever, tired. ?
Begin by clarifying Begin by clarifying ear: You need to discuss with your physician Your best starting point is with the ears to see about the ringing. This may be a clue to the rest of your problems. ...Read more
I thought I strained my voice singing but I started coughing up hard green mucus this morning. Am I getting sick or is it from singing?
Possibilities: It could be a combination. Voice strain doesn't cause green mucus. Recommend voice rest, good hydration & 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. * ...Read more
My voice sounds strained and speaking is a struggle for 3 months now. My neck sometimes feels tight and hurts. What could be causing this?
Vocal cord Problem: Long lasting voice strain with discomfort suggests a vocal cord problem. This could be from a partial paralysis of one cord or a thickening (growth or polyp) on one of the vocal cords. Acid reflux, smoking or virus are the main causes. It could also come from something near the vocal cords like the thyroid gland. This always needs to be looked at by an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Depends: You should not engage in prolonged voice rest unless supervised by a physician trained in care of the voice since, otherwise, you have no idea what you're treating. Get to a laryngologist so you can know what the problem is; the treatment may be more involved than simple rest. ...Read more
See your doctor: You probably need to see an ear, nose, & throat doctor to have them look at your vocal cords. You could have nodules or polyps on your vocal cords. The ENT can let you know if there is anything that needs to be done after they examine your vocal cords. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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