Hoarseness , loss of voice - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Neck

Symptoms similar to Hoarseness:

  • Grounded voice
  • Hoarseness
  • loss of voice

Hoarseness - inability to speak loudly.Most often for diseases of the larynx. hoarseness s usually caused by irritation or damage to the vocal cords.The vocal cords located in the larynx between the pharynx and the trachea, with their help, the sound is.Larynx - a tubular body in the neck.

We use the larynx, when we breathe, speak, swallow.Its outer wall is protected by cartilage in the front of the neck, it is called Adam's apple.Vocal cords - two groups of muscles which are arranged in a "V" in the throat.

Hoarseness can be caused by a number of conditions.The most common cause of hoarseness is inflammation of the vocal cords of a viral infection.Hoarseness may also be caused by a bacterial infection, excessive use of voice (eg, shouting and singing), inhalation of irritants (smoking, etc.), chronic sinusitis, the release of acid from the stomach, tuberculosis, syphilis, and laryngeal cancer.

Preparations for cou

gh are sometimes used to prevent a recurrence of irritation of the vocal cords cough.Hoarseness that persists for longer than 2 weeks should be evaluated by a doctor.

Conditions that may appear Hoarseness

  • viral or bacterial infection - acute laryngitis
  • Neoplasms of the larynx - cysts, polyps, fibroids and tumors of the vocal folds of the larynx.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, heartburn)
    • Laryngitis
    • Cancer of the larynx
    • Reflux Laryngitis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Sexually transmitted diseases in men (STD in men)
    • Sexually transmitted diseases in women (STI)
    • Infection Sinus
    • syndrome Sjogren
    • Smoking (How to quit smoking)
    • Syphilis in women
    • Tuberculosis
  • Possible causes hoarseness

    • After removal of the breathing tube
    fan • Bacterial Laryngitis
    • Cancer that has spread to the larynx
    • Excessive (shouts, singing, etc.)
    • Viral laryngitis

    Treatment of hoarseness

    Examples of drugs for hoarseness

    chlorpheniramine and hydrocodone, Tussionex

    What to do in case of hoarseness?

    If hoarse voice suddenly appeared against SARS is most likely an acute laryngitis.In such a situation it makes sense to use on a breath sprays bioparoks, kameton and other drugs with emollient ingredients (menthol, sage).It is very important to do at the time of the injection of a deep breath.Gargling when a hoarse voice and throat does not hurt - is absolutely useless.It is important to respect the voice rest (not to talk unnecessarily, not to whisper or scream), stop smoking and acute, sour and hot food.

    Many at the first symptoms of a cold are beginning to drink hot milk with honey or hot tea with lemon.All that you will achieve these procedures - it burns pharynx and increased irritation of the mucous membrane of citric acid.

    To which the doctor ask for a prolonged hoarseness?

    Otolaryngologist (ENT, phoniatrician)