Vocal Cord Problems 

Laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx. It causes hoarse voice or the complete loss of the voice because of irritation to the vocal folds (vocal cords). Laryngitis is often caused by a virus or by bacteria. Other causes include smoking, various allergies, reflux and straining the voice through singing or shouting.

Voice disorders are medical conditions affecting the production of speech. These include

Laryngitis as related to Voice Disorders