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Is it normal for me to be hoarse after my temporal lobe surgery?

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Dr. Nader Pouratian
Neurosurgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Hoarseness may be due to intubation and anesthesia but is not primarily realted to surgery on the temporal lobe.

In brief: No

Hoarseness may be due to intubation and anesthesia but is not primarily realted to surgery on the temporal lobe.
Dr. Nader Pouratian
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Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Hoarseness

The most likely explanation is some swelling of the vocal cords from the tube that went through the during the procedure.
If it more than just mild, see an ENT to have your vocal cords evaluated.

In brief: Hoarseness

The most likely explanation is some swelling of the vocal cords from the tube that went through the during the procedure.
If it more than just mild, see an ENT to have your vocal cords evaluated.
Dr. David Martin
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