Hoarseness is a condition due to which it is difficult to make sounds while speaking. Vocal sounds may be weak, scratchy or husky and the pitch of the voice may change. Problem with the vocal cords causes hoarseness. Inflamed or infected vocal cords cause hoarseness. Symptoms are:
• Benign vocal cord nodules or cysts
• Pain while swallowing
• Barking or scratchy or raspy voice
HOW IS HOARSENESS DIAGNOSED?
The treatment for Hoarseness will vary with the findings through the diagnosis of the underlying causes. If it is due to any allergic reasons, the substance causing the allergy can be treated or removed from the system and the vocal cords can be restored. Oral hygiene and voice therapy are other options the doctors may employ to treat the condition.
HOW IS HOARSENESS TREATED?
You can prevent Hoarseness from occurring by stopping smoking if you are addicted to it.