Having a sore throat makes the voice huskier as the vocal cords swell up a bit and voice becomes less sharp. Also the resonance in the throat undergoes a change with inflammation in the pharynx. Viral pharyngitis is a sore throat caused by a virus, and causes throat pain and cold-like symptoms. Laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx, or voice box, causing hoarseness and loss of voice. Strained voice (vocal cords) symptoms of a strained voice include hoarseness, raspy voice, rawness, achy throat, deeper voice, and more. My voice has been cracking and squeaking the past 3-4 days, and now my throat is kinda sore, i also noticed that my voice is a tad deeper. And i took a quiz on this website, telling me that im at tanner stage 2. Webmd symptom checker helps you find the most common medical conditions indicated by the symptoms cough, hoarse voice, pain or discomfort and sore throat including viral pharyngitis, common cold, and bronchitis. My throat hurts (and my voice is too high) okay so im pre-t, and ever since my masculine behavior started properly (about 3 years ago), my voice naturally deepened a bit. Now that im pretty open about being trans, the dysphoria is kicking in and ive been attempting to deepen it again. my lower throat hurts, especially when i try to make a deep voice. I have no signs of a cold, and i feel a little more tired than usual. I looked in the mirror at my tonsils, they seem red like anythigns else in my mouth.