Are there cures for voice disorders?

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Whether or not your voice disorder can be cured depends upon its cause. In many cases, voice disorders are reversible once the underlying cause is addressed. Sometimes rest of the voice or vocal therapy can be enough to resolve a voice disorder, but in other cases (such as with polyps, nodules, and throat cancer) surgery may be required to remove abnormal growths that are interfering with normal vocalization. In most cases, the prognosis for recovery from a voice disorder is very good.

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Voice Disorders

Some of the most common symptoms of voice disorders are a change in your voice (it becomes either deeper or raspy), you have trouble singing, your throat feels raw or itchy and you find yourself repeatedly clearing your throat. Th...

ese symptoms can be caused by inflammation, respiratory infection, growths on your vocal cords or just by overusing your voice if you are for example a professional singer or a member of a cheerleading squad. If you develop a voice disorder, you may want to see an otolaryngologist to determine the cause of your voice problem.
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