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Symptoms, diagnosis and causes of vocal fold nodules

Symptoms, diagnosis and causes of vocal fold nodules

Symptoms, diagnosis and causes of vocal fold nodules

Symptoms, diagnosis and causes of vocal fold nodules

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  • Repetitive Strain injury to the vocal folds through harsh, tight or forced voice production, resulting in little calluses/corns on the vocal folds. There are usually a pair of nodules due to the rubbing action of the vocal folds rather than their normal smooth vibration together.
  • Excessive throat clearing or coughing.
  • Vocal tract tension.
  • Poor voice care.
  • Overuse.

Symptoms

  • Hoarse voice.
  • Increased force to project normal voice levels.
  • Deeper pitch.
  • Reduced pitch range.
  • Inconsistent vocal durability.
  • No pain.

Likely candidates

  • Professional voice users( people who need their voice for their job)
  • Singers, actors, teachers, solicitors, barristers, recruitment consultants, salesmen, people who use the telephone a lot during their working day.
  • Vocal nodules are also possible in children and are usually due to excessive shouting such as at football practice, or a forceful speech manner.

Prognosis

Excellent, Nodules markedly reduce or disappear totally.

 

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