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I have heavy head cold last week. Last nite my voice went.

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I have heavy head cold last week. Last nite my voice went. Have been taking strepsils and cough bottle. I am also on anafranil calcium zintac for high cholestoral and lansapropal. Can i take any spray.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.This is due to the viral infection affecting your larynx or voice box.May take several days to recover from.Given your high blood pressure throat spray may not be appropriate for you.However, you can consider a steroid course like prednisone to expedite recovery process.A steroid nasal spray like fluticasone can be a good alternative.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile: