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Will Hole Affect Singing Voice
May change it: Bad acid reflux can cause irritation and inflammation of the vocal cords. Can lead to swelling, edema, scarring, nodules, polyps, tumors of same. All of these could affect the sound quality, timbre, vocal strength, as well as general health of your throat (and general health). ...Read more
It can: The risk of nerve injury with surgery should be about 1%. If it happens, 50% can recover. The recurrent laryngeal nerve controls the voice and damage can cause severe hoarseness and weak voice. Superior laryngeal nerve damage can cause loss of pitch. The overwhelming majority of people have no problem, some have mild weakness that returns, and very few have permanent damage. Chances are good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Style matters: A trained singer can go for 70+ years singing if they have good technique and healthy habits. If the contestants on ai have such a background, they can absolutely last. Unfortunately, many don't and are imitating the 'belting' they think they hear from stars. I hope that the show provides them with opportunities to rest and medical attention when needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Adenoids: At your age, the likelihood of your adenoids causing any particular problem would be quite unusual. For most patients, the adenoid pad gets smaller by the time they reach age 12. Allergies, sinus infection and reflux can cause then to stay enlarged, though. If there were enlarged, removal can often change the voice, but whether your singing voice would be improved is impossible to predict. ...Read more
Not much: How good of a singer are you. If you are a professional, you might notice some change in your vibratto. Usually would only be a potential concern if you are a classically trained singer. ...Read more
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