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Synonyms for hoarseness

a throaty harshness

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The patient experienced postoperative hoarseness and moderate difficulty with swallowing, but both symptoms improved after several months.
Hoarseness of the voice that persists for more than a couple of weeks could be the first symptom of a tumour of the larynx.
A 36-year-old man, a rock signer currently on tour, presented with an upper respiratory tract infection and significant hoarseness.
The hoarseness had been getting worse over the preceding few months, and she was having increasing difficulty in her job as a salesperson.
She did not develop the hoarseness until approximately 7 years after the thyroidectomy.
It claims to be good for soothing dry coughs, inflamed and irritated throats, hoarseness and getting rid of catarrh.
Hoarseness secondary to laryngeal involvement is frequently the first presenting feature.
Symptoms of the disease include persistent coughing, bringing up blood, breathlessness, chest pain, hoarseness, voice changes and problems swallowing.
The patient, a 65-year-old man, presented to the Department of Otorhinolaryngology in February 2005 with complaints of hoarseness of 7 months' duration and breathlessness lasting for 3 months; the latter had progressed to stridor, necessitating an emergency tracheostomy.
The biggest cause of hoarseness is straining your voice.
The hoarseness in her speaking voice resolved with steroid treatment, but she continued to experience difficulty with her midrange singing voice.
Hoarseness is often caused by a problem in the vocal cords - usually from too much shouting or singing, or excessive smoking and drinking.
A 13-year-old girl was referred by a speech therapist for evaluation of hoarseness.
A 27-year-old Web site designer experienced sudden hoarseness after yelling at a sporting event.
A 44-year-old nurse educator developed progressive hoarseness and vocal fatigue.