Vocal Chord Haemorrhage

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Vocal Chord Haemorrhage
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A vocal cord haemorrhage is the medical term for bruising on the vocal cord. It occurs when layers of the cord is contaminated with blood. The haemorrhages are caused by coughing, screaming, overuse of the voice and singing loudly – hence why it can affect professional singers. Symptoms can be a rough voice, vocal fatigue and hoarseness.

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