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So post thyriodectomy a hoarse voice isn't normal?

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Dr. Eyas Othman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Is it persistent

If it is more then few weeks since thyroid surgery? recommend examination of voice box? return to your surgeon/otolaryngologist for such evaluation.

In brief: Is it persistent

If it is more then few weeks since thyroid surgery? recommend examination of voice box? return to your surgeon/otolaryngologist for such evaluation.
Dr. Eyas Othman
Dr. Eyas Othman
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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Short-term only

A brief period of hoarse voice is acceptable after surgery since the nerve that controls the vocal cords is in the surgical field during thyroidectomy.
After 2 weeks, you should see a laryngologist for a stroboscopy to evaluate the movement and closure of your vocal folds. It could also be related to the breathing tube from surgery so, get checked.

In brief: Short-term only

A brief period of hoarse voice is acceptable after surgery since the nerve that controls the vocal cords is in the surgical field during thyroidectomy.
After 2 weeks, you should see a laryngologist for a stroboscopy to evaluate the movement and closure of your vocal folds. It could also be related to the breathing tube from surgery so, get checked.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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