Voice or vocal cord problems generally include pain or discomfort when you speak or have difficulty in controlling the pitch, volume and quality of your voice overall.
It may sound a little surprising, but it’s true that a variety of medical conditions are the cause of most voice/vocal cord problems. The most common cause of hoarseness and (generally speaking) vocal difficulties are outlined below.
Some of the more common vocal cord problems include: vocal nodules, vocal polyps, vocal cord paralysis, and laryngitis.
Laryngitis is often defined by a raspy or hoarse voice because of the irritation of the vocal cords. Overuse or misuse of the voice, inhaled irritants, or GERD reflux (the backup of stomach acid into the throat) are some of the big reasons for it.
Vocal nodules are (most of the time) benign or noncancerous growths on the vocal cords, generally caused by repetitive overuse or misuse of the voice. These nodules are a frequent pro…