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How do I know if I have hoarseness?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

It is very easy to tell if you have hoarseness. Your voice will sound different and it will be more difficult to speak. Your voice may sound breathier or scratchier than normal.

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