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Damage to Vocal Cords Could Cause Long-Term COVID Symptoms

Jonathan Aviv, MD Jonathan Aviv, MD January 18, 2021

Damage to Vocal Cords Could Cause Long-Term COVID Symptoms

I was recently interviewed for this article shared in the US News & World Report about long-term effects of COVID on the vocal cords including shortness of breath. The article references a recent paper that I wrote with my colleagues Dr. Chandrasekhar & Dr. Thomashow that was featured in the International Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory Sciences about treating 18 former COVID-19 patients through a combination of speech therapy and diet modification (avoiding foods that might exacerbate the nerve irritation.)

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