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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Hoarseness
Answer: I assume they looked at your cords? Gargling with hot salt water(one tablespoon in a large glass of water) 5-6 times a day. Rest your voice and take OTC acid suppressives like zantac or pepcid. You will need to take double the OTC level to get prescriptive doses. Many patients experience acid reflux which inflammes their cords, I don't have any history,but it is one of the few recurring problems you can fix. Most singers have the most trouble resting their voice. Overuse or acid reflux are the usual culprits.
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