ADVERTISEMENT

Q. I am 38 years old male and have a voice like a female. Can you please help?

Answered by
Dr. Sandeep Shrestha
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 21, 2020 and last reviewed on: Mar 04, 2021

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.

ADVERTISEMENT
#

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 contracted excessively. You can take fiberoptic flexible nasopharyngoscopy (NPL) to view the structures of vocal cords. You can treat this condition by having voice therapy. Giving Botulinum toxin injections to the cricothyroid muscles helps a lot. Relaxation thyroplasty type 3 can be used in the cases of failed speech therapy.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
I am a 19-year-old male with a voice similar to a girl. What to do?

Now no need of worry, please consult speech therapist and most of the time it gets corrected by good speech therapy ...   Read full

I want to look manly. Will a small dose of testosterone injection help?

I would like to know about testosterone injection if I took it in a small dosage weekly will that help my appearance to be more manly ... My testosterone level is good ... Kindly help me with these questions: Will testosterone injections help me be ...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


Monkeypox Virus - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, and Prevention
Monkeypox is a zoonotic viral disease. This virus got its name as it was first noticed in laboratory monkeys in the late...  Read more»
Tomato Fever - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Tomato fever is an unidentified and fast-spreading type of viral infection seen in young children. Scroll down to know m...  Read more»
Histrionic Personality Disorder - Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Histrionic personality disorder causes variations in the thinking ability of a person. Read this article to know more.  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask an ENT Otolaryngologist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.