My voice has disappeared

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I can't talk. I open my mouth and my lips move but there's no sound. It's been 24 hours now.

It happened before in the hospital after my overdose but only for a couple of hours.

I'm scared it won't come back.

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    You could have laryngitis,  you need to check it out. There could be a very simple explanation. 
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    Hi Lucy.  A similar thing happened to me when I had been prescribed too  much Venlafaxine.  I went to speak to someone and suddenly I couldn't get any sound out.  It happened twice but unlike you it didn't last. 

    Perhaps you should see your GP.  It could be that they have prescribed too high a dose.

    Hope you get sorted soon as that must be awful.

    Pat xx

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    Please ,don't be afraid. Sometimes our fears create problems that have no medical explanation ! As hard as it is try to relax,take a deep breath and let your body heal.

    Best wishes that you feel better soon!

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    Hi Lucy,  I am not aware of medication doing this but know laryngitis does this,  you could try Tyrozets they're throat lozenges they help to deal with inflammation if you have that too.  I hope you get it sorted it doesn't sound nice. 

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