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What would make you lose your voice for 4 months i didn't yell or anything there is no pain but i lost my voice for more then 4 months

What would make you lose your voice for 4 months i didn't yell or anything there is no pain but i lost my voice for more then 4 months

After : After 2 weeks without any other symptoms, you may want to look into other reasons for your laryngitis. There are number functional and anatomical problems that can cause prolonged laryngitis such as: - otherwise silent reflux related changes, - vocal fold hemorrhage (broken blood vessels), - muscle tension dysphonia, - benign or malignant growths (especially if you are a smoker) these can be diagnosed via a laryngoscopic exam performed by an otolaryngologist otherwise known as an ear nose and throat doctor. If your laryngitis persists, you may want to have your doctor recommend a specialist who has the tools to complete a more thorough exam. ...Read more

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How can I fake sick, or lose your voice?

Why: would a doctor want to give your directions on how to fake an illness? Come on now. ...Read more

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Could whispering make you lose your voice?

Could whispering make you lose your voice?

If you whisper: LOUDLY - it can cause a strain on vocal cords. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to lose your voice forever?

Is it possible for you to lose your voice forever?

Aphonia: Depends on the cause &extent of injury to the vocal cords. ...Read more

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Ok so how do you lose your voice? The most effective way?

Ok so how do you lose your voice? The most effective way?

You want to lose it?: I'm thinking you mean the best way to get it back. If so - give it total (TOTAL) rest for several days. No whispering or mouthing words at all. Writing is the safest, but even then try not to be saying the words in your head. All those things pull on the vocal cords a bit. I did it personally and it works best if you don't do them. To lose it - surgery, I guess, but few Drs would do it. Why? ...Read more

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Could i permanently lose my voice?

Could i permanently lose my voice?

It's possible: Permanent complete voice loss is rare. However, permanent partial damage to the voice resulting in a scratchy or rough or abnormal voice can happen. If you have other questions you should see a voice specialist near you. ...Read more

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What can keep me from losing my voice?

What can keep me from losing my voice?

Hoarseness: The most common cause of recurrent hoarseness are voice overuse or voice abuse. Screaming, shouting or prolonged talking in a loud volume will result in hoarseness. Do not clear your throat or make yourself cough. Good hydration and proper voice hygiene is the key for prevention! ...Read more

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How can I get my voice back after losing it?

How can I get my voice back after losing it?

Voice rest: Complete voice rest for 10 days, good hydration. Don't clear your throat or whisper. Talk softly if you have to. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to completely lose one's voice?

Is it harmful to completely lose one's voice?

Yes: Aphonia, or complete loss of the voice, coud be something as simple as swelling of the vocal cords, but there could be paralysis of one of the vocal cords. Vocal cord paralysis can be due to benign or malignant processes. It is best to have it evaluated with laryngoscopy. ...Read more