vocal nodules

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vo·cal nod·ules

(vō'kăl nod'yūlz)
Small, circumscribed, bilateral, beadlike enlargements on the vocal folds caused by overuse or abuse of the voice.
Synonym(s): singer's nodules, speaker's nodules.
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A SINGER'S nodules are so called because they are commonly found in singers, particularly those who abuse their voice by singing outside their normal vocal range.
The condition is also called singer's nodules, as stretching your voice beyond its normal range can also cause the problem.
A IN view of your profession and the long-standing nature of the condition, the most likely cause is singer's nodules, small lumps which appear on the vocal chords affecting their function and the sound of your voice.