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Dear Dr.
I have a high pitch voice and I have been called many things throughout life and i want
to know if it is possible if i did have surgery on my voice that it could be lowered so
i sound ver deep?
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Submitted by James P Thomas MD on Sat, 2012-04-07 14:06

In general, pitches related to the thickness and tension on the vocal cords. When someone has an abnormal pitch, relative to their appearance, it is sometimes because of a problem with the thickness or thinness of the vocal cords. A good, close endoscopic examination of the vocal cords should be able to reveal the cause of your high-pitched voice. Then it would be possible to determine what could be done to change that. There are some surgeries that can alter pitch.