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Does tremor of the vocal...
Does tremor of the vocal cords indicate Parkinson. I went to an ENT for hoarseness. He said it is Parkinson's disease or it could be the medication that I take-Clonazepam. I have no other symptoms.
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Doctor: Dr. Mark, Physician / Surgeon replied 8 years ago
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Do you have any of the following symptoms?

Tremor in the hands while resting?
Trouble with movement - such as slowness, incoordination, weakness with movement?
Trouble with feeling flexibile in your muscles?
Problems with balance, or walking?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
No i have none of these symptoms.
Doctor: Dr. Mark, Physician / Surgeon replied 8 years ago
OK.

Well, clinically you do not have Parkinson's disease.

Tremor of the vocal cord can come from something like essential tremor, affecting the voice.

http://www.voicemedicine.com/tremor.htm


So perhaps that is a possibility.

But if you do not have the above 4 symptoms -- which are the classic symptoms by which Parkinson's is diagnosed -- then it is extremely unlikely that you have Parkinson's disease.
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