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... Welcome to our little vocal cord club! You have quite a challange to manage, and you will manage it. You need a GREAT speech therapist to help you with swallowing,breathing, and speaking. ... (15 replies)
... Hi again, Just thought I'd add a few thoughts...My vocal cord was not cut but "injured" causing paralysis during surgery. ... (10 replies)
... Sorry to share your vocal cord issues. If you search "vocal cord" on this board you will see most of my posts. ... (10 replies)

... I had surgery 9 weeks ago. I still do not have my voice back either. My right vocal cord is not moving. It is stuck in the open position. I experience all of the same issues you do......Hate that choking thing! My voice is very weak.... ... (10 replies)
... ad wrapped itself around everything and it was a challenge getting all of it. Lost 1 para thyroid glad but found it and reattached it to the muscle. Saw the left vocal nerve but due to how massive the right side of the goiter was she never saw the right nerve. ... (10 replies)
... I had my right thyroid removed July 26. The nodule was huge. 7cm. My vocal cord isn't working. They also found cancer. My ENT wanted me to go back in 2 weeks later and remove the other side. I went to a thyroid surgeon for a second opinion. ... (14 replies)
... I had half my thyroid removed on June 16. I had a large benign tumor on the right half of my thyroid and the vocal cord was entangled in it. Removing it caused some "stretching and trauma" to the nerve, but did not sever it in any place and it is in tact, according to the doctor. ... (14 replies)
... I'm wondering if your "out of breath" symptom is somewhat separate from the vocal chord issue? ... (4 replies)
... The injections and m and ns gave me my life back! Oh and you will know when your vocal cord is coming back as it gets fatigued and you will have a pain on the side of your throat. Drink tons of water when you exercise. ... (15 replies)
... My surgery was August 9th and my voice returned on October 9th. I was told that one of my vocal cords was stuck in the open position. During that time I read everything on the internet I could find. It was a test, not to get discouraged. ... (10 replies)
... Never thought to check for vocal cords on this site but that is right where I am heading! ... (10 replies)
... I had a tt 3 years ago my vocal cords were cut, i was told i would never talk again, 6 months later i was talking, as far as aspirating on liquids get liquid thickner it helps you can put it in anything, it taste terrible in cofee though, in the mean time as you drink put your head down and tuck in your chin that might help, but give it time it will heal. (10 replies)
... My vocal cords were not damaged during my TT, but my voice did remain weak for about 8 weeks post op. ... (10 replies)
... What a time you are having! I am so sorry. I too am having trouble eating solids. That swallowing is a killer! The surgeon told me that although my vocal chord was fine, he "beat it up" and that they will swell on you when you talk or eat and can take quite a while to calm down. ... (14 replies)
... parathyroid damage so I went with his advice. He was the one who told me that he had only ever used vascular surgeons. ... (14 replies)
... und out i also have lung problems and i am wondering if it is due to the surgery. good luck and try not to worry its only been 2 months, it takes a while for the vocal cords to heal. ... (14 replies)
... I just had a TT 2 weeks ago and my left lobe was totally wrapped around my vocal chord. Now prior to surgery my voice was so hoarse I could hardly talk on some days but right after surgery it was gone. ... (14 replies)
... Left vocal cord is permanently in the closed position. ... (1 replies)
... was super fearful of having my throat cut open, primarily because I already am anxious and I sometimes feel it in that area and I also sing, so I was fearful of vocal cord damage. That's why I waited. And for me, I ended up just postponing the inevitable. But the outcome was positive at least. ... (5 replies)
... Clarabells....I am so thrilled for you. Getting that same news yesterday, I know exactly how elated you are. It was so large, even if it was benign, I think you did the right thing getting it out. I asked my surgeon what the chances were of vocal cord damage or parathyroid gland damage and he said for him it was less than 1%. For the general surgical population... (28 replies)

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