Pugguls Member Posts: 9
Around four months ago, I was attempting to hit notes in my head voice after warming up and doing proper breathing ect. However I believe I pushed too hard and felt a slight fatigue in my throat, but no pain. The following week I lost my voice for an entire week. After that, my voice came back slowly and the pain seemed to have gone away. Recently, however, whenever I talk at a normal speaking rate, I have a pain on the left side of my throat behind my Addams apple. Whenever this occurs, I also am able to hear my breathing/talking in my left ear, also known as having a Patulous Eustachian tube. This never happened before this incident, and with increasing frequency, I am beginning to lose my voice more and more often. Is it possible that I have an infection? Or have strained my throat and damaged it? I wasn't doing this for an extended period of time, but I've read all that it takes is an instant. I've been doing various home treatment, such as teas/honey/anti-inflammatory herbs etc. Thanks for all the feedback.
Pushing too hard with your voice can do things to you that don't take long to happen. It's always better to undersing than to oversing.
Make an appointment to see a doctor, and take their advice.
All the Best!
Glad your voice is feeling better now.