Hi there,Over the last 2 years, my voice has got hoarser & croakier, and now I (literally) sound like a 60-a-day smoker. I'm a 27-year-old woman, so it's not attractive!I've been told by a couple of people that my inhalers could have caused this problem, as they are both powder-based. I'm wondering if this could be the reason? I also have hypothyroidism, but my doctor said that now it's stabilised with thyroxine, that it can't be the cause of my hoarse voice.I currently use a Bricanyl Turbohaler (when needed, when I don't quite need a neb) & a Seretide 500 Accuhaler (2 puffs twice a day.) I also use Bricanyl & Atrovent nebulisers too. I've been taking these for several years. I make sure I have a gargle & a drink of water after the steroid inhaler, but, like everyone else, I do forget occasionally.Does anybody have any theories? Is there anyone out there with a similar problem? Did you have this problem, but have found a solution? I'd really like to know what people think about this.I'm getting fed up with being asked if I've got a cold, sore throat, 'flu etc!Rosalind.
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