Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
February 21, 2024, 10:36:53 am

Login with username, password and session length


Members
  • Total Members: 6307
  • Latest: golfer
Stats
  • Total Posts: 55120
  • Total Topics: 4850
  • Online Today: 144
  • Online Ever: 1314
  • (June 22, 2016, 05:23:42 am)
Users Online
Users: 0
Guests: 62
Total: 62

Welcome

Welcome to the Hep Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people who have Fatty Liver Disease, Hepatitis B, C or a co-infection, their friends and family and others with questions about hepatitis and liver health. Check in frequently to read what others have to say, post your comments, and hopefully learn more about how you can reach your own health goals.

Privacy Warning: Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.
  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.
  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.
  • Product advertisement (including links); banners; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from the Hep Forum Moderators.
Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: Hep C and voice  (Read 7945 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline staceys

  • Newbie
  • Posts: 2
Hep C and voice
« on: July 04, 2015, 11:12:31 am »
Hey!  I have had Hep C for about 10 years now and I am losing  my singing voice.  I recently had to quit my music ministry at my church.  I was a fine Mezzo Soprano and I feel like have lost a precious gift.  Do any of you know if these things are related?

Offline lporterrn

  • Member
  • Posts: 1,969
  • LucindaPorterRN
    • LucindaPorterRN
Re: Hep C and voice
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2015, 07:12:45 pm »
I've never heard that. However, I know that many things will affect the voice, including aging, singing improperly, allergies, etc. Many singers learn the hard way how susceptible the voice is. An ENT specialist, a voice therapist, and or a vocal coach may help you reclaim your gift.
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/lucindakporter

Offline staceys

  • Newbie
  • Posts: 2
Re: Hep C and voice
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2015, 10:51:01 am »
Thank YOU!!!!  Well, it's not singing improperly and I have never had allergies.  Hmm.  Maybe thyroid, I've heard that somewhere.  Anyway, thanks again.  I see you did well with Harvoni.  Congratulations

Offline drummerman

  • Member
  • Posts: 538
  • For those regarded as warriors....
Re: Hep C and voice
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2015, 11:54:34 pm »
any acid reflux problems??

this can affect your vocal cords.

Happened to a friend of mine.

dm
Diagnosed07
Interferon/riba 2008 - non-responder
5/16/15 - AST -34
ALT - 35_ HCV RNA - 10,783,000
 7/6/15 - started viekira/riba
8/11/15  Week 5 <15 vl,  AST 18, ALT 18
9/11/15 Week 9  "HCV NOT DETECTED"!
AST 16, ALT 11.  10/16/16 - 2 weeks post EOT = "HCV NOT DETECTED!   AST - 18,  ALT 14
12/29/15 -12 wk EOT-HCV NOT DETECTED! AST 23, ALT 15
3/26/16 - 24 wk post EOT - HCV NOT DETECTED!! AST 19, ALT 21
1 yr eot - AST 20, ALT 17

 


© 2024 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.