Symptoms of a voice problem include:

  • Hoarse or rough voice
  • Voice breaks or voice loss
  • Persistent cough or constant throat clearing
  • Vocal fatigue
  • Tightness in the throat or neck
  • Pitch problems
  • Loss of vocal range
  • Shortness of breath
  • Throat pain or feeling of lump in the throat
  • Decreased loudness or difficulty being heard
  • Increased effort when speaking or singing