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Why is my voice deeper in the mornings?

Why is my voice deeper in the mornings?

Cords more swollen : When you sleep your vocal cords get a little more swollen (like your ankles might at the end of a long day standing on your feet). Because they are thicker they vibrate at a lower rate hence you have a lower voice. Sitting up and standing the cords shrink down a little and your voice gets a bit higher. ...Read more

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Why is my voice so deep and rough?

Why is my voice so deep and rough?

Deep voice: You don't say how long this has been going on. There are many factors that can affect one's voice; smoking, medications, reflux, infections. You probably need to see an ENT and have your vocal cords examined. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come my voice so deep/scatchy/robotic/raspy?

Most likeky: Yes, you can get an answer from a Voice Medicine specialist- a kind of ENT. After talking with you and examining your larynx (voice box) the doctor will give you some causes and options. Likely culprits include reflux, overuse, or lesions on the vocal folds. Get checked out! ...Read more

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If my voice isn't too deep yet so would that indicate that my growth plates are still open?

If my voice isn't too deep yet so would that indicate that my growth plates are still open?

No: After puberty, there is no relationship between your voice and the growth plates of your bones ...Read more

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I'm an 18 year old male and my voice isn't deep - this has lead to me being ridiculed. Why is this?

Anatomy: Could be due to the structure, elasticity and anatomy of your vocal cords. Best to see an otolaryngologist for an examination of your vocal cords. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will my voice crack before it gets deep?

Not sure: Some boys will experience a gradual change in their voice and for others the change will be rapid. This occurs during puberty with a range of about 10 to 15 years old. For many it occurs around ages 12 to 13 years old. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me why does my voice get deeper when I do neck training?

Doctors can you tell me why does my voice get deeper when I do neck training?

Reason is: Stretching and strengthening your neck muscles can help deepen your voice by relieving muscle pressure on your vocal cords. This, in turn, lowers voice pitch and improves resonance. More information here: http://www.livestrong.com/article/275505-neck-exercises-to-deepen-the-voice/ ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a teenage boy and my voice won't get deeper oi know I have started puberty i know?

What to do if i'm a teenage boy and my voice won't get deeper oi know I have started puberty i know?

It will: If you are going through puberty at a normal pace, it will eventually deepen. It does not happen right away. See your pediatrician for a well exam, update your vaccines, ask this and other questions you may have and learn from your doctor about what to expect and when. Teen well exams are very important. ...Read more

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I am a 32 y old woman and my voice is hoarse and quite deep, i feel this is getting worse with age, this is really affecting my confidence, thanks?

I am a 32 y old woman and my voice is hoarse and quite deep, i feel this is getting worse with age, this is really affecting my confidence, thanks?

ENT doctor: You should see and ENT doctor and have h/her look at your vocal cords and advise you. If you smoke then it is a "no brainier" as to what you need to do. Still see the ent, which stands for ear, nose, and throat. ...Read more

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Been 1 week since voice returned after laryngitis. My voice is different. It's deeper, raspy and has breaks when speaking. Will it return to normal?

Been 1 week since voice returned after laryngitis. My voice is different. It's deeper, raspy and has breaks when speaking. Will it return to normal?

Yes: Laryngitis is typically caused by viruses, which can remain in your system for 1-2 weeks. The viruses infect the vocal cords, causing voice changes. These typically resolve after 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have hoarse voice and lose air on my last words in a sentence and my last words don't come out.My voice is deeper at times too?

Needs Evaluation: This may represent many different entities, the most of which are benign. Sometimes however a laryngeal malignancy could present in this way. See your physician to sort it out. ...Read more

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How come some biological males voice remains childish and or high pitched? I started HRT at age 21 and(thankfully) my voice never got deep. Why?

How come some biological males voice remains childish and or high pitched? I started HRT at age 21 and(thankfully) my voice never got deep. Why?

Full range for choir: It is a function of length and thickness of vocal cords, as with any instrument, changes can adjust tone/pitch/quality. Some never thicken and are taught, so high. Others are thick and (comparatively) lax, so low. Most in between. ...Read more

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I have a deep hacking cough night and day, also affecting my voice, tired all the time, nothing helps, cough up clear phlegm. Have tried everything. ?

I have a deep hacking cough night and day, also affecting my voice, tired all the time, nothing helps, cough up clear phlegm. Have tried everything. ?

For how long?: Chronic cough can also be either due to reactive airway disease known as asthma, reflux diseases such as esophagitis. If your symptoms are > 1month, time to get this evaluated further with your doc. ...Read more

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Have i really not went through puberty at the age of 20 and with the following information? I am a 20 year old male and my penis is 2 inches long (non erect), my voice is not deep, my testicals have not dropped or look bigger from years ago, and I do not

Totally possible: If you haven't developed the characteristics of an adult male, eapecially when it comes to your genitals, it is possible that your testosterone never did its job. You should consult with a hormone specialist (endocrinologist) for a good work up after talking to your primary doc. ...Read more

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Did the Depo-Provera make my voice deeper and muscles bigger?

Did the Depo-Provera make my voice deeper and muscles bigger?

Depo and voice: Probably not very likely. You may have reflux which is probably why you voice is lower. Try some Zantac (ranitidine) over the counter. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is my voice really deep and hoarse morning after taking t3 (liothyronine)?

Why is my voice really deep and hoarse morning after taking t3 (liothyronine)?

Thyroidectomy?: Taking T3 (liothyronine) shouldn't make you hoarse. However, if you're on it right after surgical removal of your thyroid then the hoarseness is likely due to the surgery and is often short-term. ...Read more