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Will I recover from vocal cord paralysis eventually?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had vocal paralysis over four months now from a fist fight from strikes to my throat. One doctor says it will take a year and another told me some people never recover. Will I eventually recover because I cannot speak well and it is making everything harder? Voice is raspy and br...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are having unilateral vocal cord palsy. As sufficient time had passed but need not worry. You should consult a good speech therapist and try a full course of speech therapy. You may get relief but if no satisfactory result comes then final...  Read Full »

My friend got vocal cord problem after neck surgery. Which doctor should we follow now?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend is 30 years old. She had a neck schwannoma tumor, and that was completely removed by surgery. Post surgery, my friend could not eat or drink anything. Her voice was hoarse as well. ENT doctor followed up her and noted that her right vocal chord was paralyzed, but not the lef...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.The issue here is that you have not been explained preoperatively well about the possible differentials of that tumor in the neck and I would not say that your doctors are at fault because the situation and the case scenario was like that.Preoperatively, from all the inves...  Read Full »

Is surgery advisable for abductor spasmodic dysphonia?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from abductor spasmodic dysphonia diagnosed nearly 11 years ago and I have received Botox injections every three to four months since then. Generally, they did work over the years until the last two years or so outcomes have been very poor. The last Botox shots by GA (six un...  Read Full »


Dr. Girish Subash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, you have to know that among spasmodic dysphonias, abductor variety is the least common type. In this, your vocal cord is away from the other vocal cord and the muscle is in unrestricted contraction resulting in voiceless or breathy voice. So, the treatment...  Read Full »

Is there any treatment for a boy who sounds like a girl?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I have a girl-like voice since my childhood. I cannot speak in public loudly. The louder I speak, the more girl-like and thin the voice becomes. It affects my confidence levels. I cannot go to the university because of my voice. Girls make fun of me. I sound l...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having a female voice could be due to inadequate cracking (in layman terms). In males, during puberty, the vocal cord enlarges and the larynx descends to give rise to a low-pitched male voice. However, in some, it does not happen. We need to hear your voice and do a co...  Read Full »

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