Top 2 Muffled Voice Causes
1.Swelling Caused by Use of an Ace Inhibitor
ACE Inhibitors are drugs used to prevent, treat or improve symptoms in conditions such as high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, heart failure and diabetes. In rare cases, these drugs can cause an allergic reaction that can be life-threatening.
You should go to the ER immediately. There, your doctor can consider the possibility of an allergic reaction, treat it, and make sure that you are able to breathe.
- Top Symptoms:
- shortness of breath, swollen face, trouble swallowing, swollen lips, swollen tongue
- Symptoms that never occur with swelling caused by use of an ace inhibitor:
- hives, red swollen bumps or patches with a pale center
- Hospital emergency room
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2.Inflammation of the Epiglottis
Epiglottitis is inflammation of the epiglottis, tissue that covers the trachea (windpipe), which helps prevent coughing or choking after swallowing. It is usually caused by the bacteria H. Influenzae but can also be caused by other bacteria or viruses that cause upper respiratory infections.
Call 911 immediately for an ambulance now! Epiglottis can be a life-threatening emergency. Though with proper treatment at a hospital, the outcome is usually good.
- Top Symptoms:
- being severely ill, fever, shortness of breath, sore throat, pain with swallowing
- Symptoms that never occur with inflammation of the epiglottis:
- Emergency medical service
Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Muffled Voice
- Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
- Q.Do you currently smoke?
- Q.Have you experienced any nausea?
- Q.Have you been feeling more tired than usual, lethargic or fatigued despite sleeping a normal amount?
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Muffled Voice Symptom Checker Statistics
People who have experienced muffled voice have also experienced:
- 13% Sore Throat
- 8% Runny Nose
- 8% Cough
Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).