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What are the symptoms of vocal cord paralysis and is there any way to address them?
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Please see below.
Vocal cord paralysis can cause a characteristic breathy voice often accompanied by difficulty swallowing, a weak cough, and feeling short of breath.
If both vocal cords are affected, symptoms can include stridor. It can have a variety of causes, and correct treatment depends on the cause.

In brief: Please see below.
Vocal cord paralysis can cause a characteristic breathy voice often accompanied by difficulty swallowing, a weak cough, and feeling short of breath.
If both vocal cords are affected, symptoms can include stridor. It can have a variety of causes, and correct treatment depends on the cause.
Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Cough, hoarse, etc
Unilateral (one side only) vocal paralysis can cause coughing with drinking liquids, waking up short of breath or coughing, hoarse voice, and strained voice.
There are very good short term and long term treatments depending on the cause of the problem. The diagnosis is easily made in the office by an ENT doctor.

In brief: Cough, hoarse, etc
Unilateral (one side only) vocal paralysis can cause coughing with drinking liquids, waking up short of breath or coughing, hoarse voice, and strained voice.
There are very good short term and long term treatments depending on the cause of the problem. The diagnosis is easily made in the office by an ENT doctor.
Dr. James Sidman
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