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Deep voice Assessment Questionnaire

Questions Your Doctor May Ask - and Why!

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Deep voice. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist by answering questions that your doctor may ask below:

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  1. How long have you noticed the deep voice?

    Why: to determine if acute or chronic.

  2. Age of person?

    Why: if early adolescent male, the deepening of voice is likely to be a normal event of puberty; if male and less than 10 years of age consider precocious puberty if associated with other early pubertal signs; if female and less than 9 and associated with early puberty signs and musculinisation consider an arrhenoblastoma ( a rare ovarian tumor).

  3. Usage of anabolic steroids in adolescent male?

    Why: i.e. to increase their body mass - may be associated with precocious puberty and early deepening of voice.

  4. Medications?

    Why: e.g. corticosteroids may cause a Cushing's syndrome.

  5. Family history?

    Why: e.g. male precocious puberty.

  6. Symptoms of precocious puberty in male?

    Why: e.g. puberty starting before age 10 in boys such as enlargement of the scrotum, testicles and penis; pubic hair growth and deepening of voice.

  7. Musculinisation in female

    Why: e.g. deepening of voice, acne, loss of menstrual periods, hairiness, enlargement of clitoris, breasts shrink, muscle mass increases - may suggest polycystic ovarian syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, ovarian or adrenal tumors.

  8. Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome?

    Why: e.g. weight gain especially central abdominal, change of appearance, moon-like face, thin skin, easy bruising, excessive facial hair growth, acne, muscle weakness, lack of or rare menstrual periods, poor libido, depression, psychosis, insomnia, frequent urination, excessive thirst, growth arrest in children.

  9. Symptoms of hypothyroidism (myxoedema)?

    Why: e.g. husky voice, tiredness, weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance, loss of hair.

  10. Symptoms of acromegaly?

    Why: e.g. excessive growth of hands, excessive growth of tissues such as nose, lips and face, excessive growth of feet, increased size of jaw and tongue, weakness, sweating, headaches, loss of menstrual periods, loss of libido and deepening of voice.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Deep voice:

The following list of conditions have 'Deep voice' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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