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Mysterious Dysphonia

Hello,
I am a man who will soon be 24 years old, and who suffers from a severe dysphonia, it all began 10 years ago, at the beginning I was suffering from a flu and I was cured (there is no more normal then this) but except my voice and it lasted for a long time, we thought it was going to go alone but still nothing so we thought it was a voice change, but the problem is that the voice change in general doesn’t take a long time to pass, 10 years like, so they started mocking me (my voice) and people were telling me "Hey, what's wrong with your voice" and "Why don’t we get to hear you properly?" and above all, "Do something it can not continue like this! ". I’m unable to speak in a noisy environment because my voice is perfectly inaudible to the point of speaking in people's ears so they can hear me and even… however they can hear me more or less well in a calm place and to simply speak I make unremarkable efforts to the point of having a sore throat.
So I started to sing (alone), I must say that it makes its effect and yes my voice improves when I exercise it by singing every day, the more I sing the more it becomes clear, let's say I can recover up to 70% of my voice however it’s enough to have simply a flu for example and all my progress evaporate and return to the beginning point without mentioning that it hurts my heart and sometimes without going through any flu my voice relapse alone.
Therefore, I started to really love singing, especially when I sing opera and specifically soprano, so a passion is developed, I want to continue doing it without worrying that my voice will let me down when it wants, I have enough, I want to have control over my voice not the opposite!
Whatever, I went to see three ENT’s and each of them gave me a different opinion, however one thing in common was said is to go see a speech therapist, the problem is that I think that a speech therapist may be useless for my case because I exercised my voice so many times in singing and it relapsed again and again so whatever can a speech therapist do with his a, o, i...
For more details, here is a stroboscopy that shows the catastrophic movement of my vocal cords:
https://vimeo.com/362734943
I hope there will be a way for me to recover 100% of my voice and be able to sing soprano.
Thank you in advance.
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When you had the "flu" 10 years ago, were you prescribed meds? If so, which meds and  did you check the side effects of that drug. Something similar happened to me but not as dramatic as your situation.  Certain drugs can wreak havoc on your stomach/gut  which cause you to reflux acid which can affect your vocal cords and hence your voice.  Try starting with aloe juice or aloe gel several times a day.  Since I don't know your entire situation it is hard for me to get into any further detail with you. Do your best to always treat your body with the most natural  methods available.  
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Hello,

My parents are general practitioners, and my father gave me Clamoxyl for my flu as always and since my childhood, if it's because of Clamoxyl then why my parents, brother and sisters haven't my probleme? because my brother and sisters consume it too since their childhood.
No, i haven't acid reflux, my vocal cords are fine but their vibration isn't natural and it Driving me nut.
About the natural stuff, i did a lot of things that was supposed to help me but still Nothing, i'll try aloe juice…
Fot more details, at the begening i though i had some kind of  lesion like nodules, polyps, benign tumor or even a concer but when i went to the first ENT, he told me evrything is fine with my vocal cords and i have a puberphonia then he told me to see a speech therapist. The second ENT told me that i had a glottic leak at the posterior third of my vocal cords and he told me to either see a speech therapist (again) or have a botox (or alike) injections. The third ENT told me that my vocal cords are fine but they Don't vibrate normaly and according to him, i'm suffuring from hormones lack so he told me to do a hormonal dosage and see a speech therapist (once again), fine then, i went to a laboratory to do a hormonal dosage and guess what? all of my hormones are fine and ther is no lack, so i'm confused…
My father told me it may be a nerve problem, i don't know.
However the first and the second ENT saw my vocal cords through fibroscopy and the third did through both of fibroscopy and stroboscopy.
About puberphonia, i'm not so sure to have it because my testosterone is fine.
I hope to finf a way out.

Thank you for your reply.
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