How To Help A Sore Throat And Lost Voice?

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Voice strain; Dysphonia; Loss of voice

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Hoarseness may be short-term (acute) or long-term (chronic).

Rest and time may improve the hoarseness. Crying, shouting, and too much talking or singing may make the problem worse. Be patient, because the healing process may take several days. Don't talk unless you really need to and avoid whispering. Whispering can strain the vocal cords more than speaking does.

Gargling does not help the vocal cords. Avoid...

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