Vocal cord paralysis
My father is 58 yrs old. 4 yrs back he had a minor brain haemorrage in which his left side was effected. So as his speech. Now over the years his voice has detoriated.Pls suggest me the best option in Pune for his treatment. Regards Gaurav
Doctor Answers (2) on Vocal cord paralysis
After brain hemorrhage or stroke variety of speech and voice problems can develop. Speech problems include dysarthria where there will be difficulty in articulating speech. Aphasia where there will be complete loss of speech though vocal cords are normal. These two are brain related problems and treatment is speech therapy. Person can also develop vocal cord paralysis after brain hemorrhage and this will lead to hoarseness of voice. This can be sometimes managed by voice therapy alone if not successful then surgery known as thyroplasty may have to be done. Kindly visit nearby ENT specialist for more help
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