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DR, I sing in a choir and lately my throat is giving me problems

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DR, I sing in a choir and lately my throat is giving me problems by trying to clear it all the time !! I am a young 82 and love my singing,
can you help
Kindest regards
Bill Hodge
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David

how is your throat giving you problems?

do you have throat pain?

are you loosing your voice?

you might have acid reflux of stomach acid up your esophagus at night time which can be inflaming your vocal cords.

you could have a vocal cord polyp

you should see an ENT doctor to get a direct nasolaryngoscopy scope which can be done in the office to look at your vocal cords to see what might be wrong

are you willing to see an ENT or otolaryngology doctor?