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loss of voice

I had previous surgery C5-6 in 1999. Great recovery. I just had surgery on July 17th for C7-T1. My pain is minimal but I have a very weak, high pitched and breathy voice. I can only sspeakin short sentences. I lose my breath easily. Its been over 5 weeks with no improvement at all. Doc put me on ssteroids.... No help. He seems concerned (without actually saying so). Anybody have similar problems?


  • jackie42569jjackie42569 Posts: 15
    edited 08/03/2015 - 3:02 PM
    My husband had the same surgery and his voice was like that (very hoarse like taking in a whisper if he talked high pitch you could understand him better) for 5 months and then came back to normal. He did the wait & see approach and didn't take any medications his Dr. did say if it didn't come back at his 6 month appointment he would refer him to ENT Dr. you're still early in your recovery but ask your Dr. about going to an ENT Dr.
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