Puberphonia

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My voice sounds like a girl's voice. How to correct it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My voice sounds like a girl's voice. Whenever someone hears my voice over the phone, then often respond me as if I am a girl. I have heard that this can be corrected through speech therapy and voice therapy. Please guide me about this.  Read Full »


Dr. Anuja Rajendra Sonawane

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem you suffering from is puberphonia and it can be corrected through speech therapy. Consult a proper speech therapist either nearby your area or you can consult online. For further information consult a speech therapist online --> https://www.iclini...  Read Full »

Why do some men sound like girls?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 38-year-old male. I have a voice like a female from childhood. I do not know what to do. I feel a lot as my position grows in my professional life. It affects me a lot. Please help me.   Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per history, you can have puberphonia. It is a functional voice disorder characterized by the habitual use of a high-pitched voice (female voice) after puberty. The vocal folds are stretched and thin with minimal mucosal waves. The cricothyroid muscle remains con...  Read Full »

I am a 19-year-old boy, but my voice is similar to a girl. What I can do to correct this?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 19 years boy, but my voice is similar to a girl, what I can do? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome in icliniq.com. I understand your concern about a thin voice like a female, and you are now 19 years old male. Your clinical history suggests that most likely, you are suffering from puberphonia. Here I would like to tell you that in infantile age and during younger child the voice ...  Read Full »

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