Vocal cord paresis

What is Vocal cord paresis?

Vocal cord paresis/paralysis is weakness of one or both vocal folds. Symptoms of paresis are hoarseness, vocal fatigue, mild to severe reduction in vocal volume, pain in the throat when speaking, shortness of breath, aspiration of food or liquid with frequent resultant coughing, and in extreme cases may cause death. The damage is caused by damage to nerves going to the vocal cord.

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I've been suffering from a variety of throat conditions, specifically, laryngeal neuropathy, vocal cord paresis and laryngopharyngeal reflux.


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Root cause ( vocal card paresis).

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I had gone through your question and understand your concerns that you are...

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Patient (57 years, female) is suffering from chronic dysphagia for two years and is on Ryle's tube. Patient also has Mitral Stenosis and is on...

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Noted the history of vocal cord paresis in a female patient of 57 years old and and has chronic dysphagia and is on Ryle's tube, has Mitral...

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My father has been suffering from Laryngitis for the past 2 weeks. What is the course of treatment to be followed? He underwent a Bypass surgery 3...

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Laryngitis is due ti inflammation of the vocal cords, cause being an infection , allergy or even voice...

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