Vocal Cord Nodules are benign growths on the vocal cords that result from vocal cord abuse.
How are Vocal Nodules Formed?
If the vocal cord is abused, swollen spots on the vocal cord can shape into a harder, scab-like shape that will grow further with increased abuse.
How are Nodules Diagnosed?
- An examination by a physician or otolaryngologist
- A voice evaluation
- In certain cases, a neurological examination
How are Vocal Nodules Treated?
- Voice Rest
- Voice Therapy
- Singing Voice THerapy
- Phonomicrosurgery – A form of surgery that uses microsurgical techniques to treat issues on the vocal cord.