Hoarse Voice, Loss Of Voice, Lump Or Bulge And Muffled Voice

Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2021

Changes to the voice can be symptoms of viral sore throat or heartburn, in addition to other conditions. A lump or bulge in front of the throat can be related to thyroid nodules or enlargement of the thyroid gland. Loss of voice completely is often related to laryngitis. If you are concerned about these or any other symptoms, discuss your symptoms with your healthcare provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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