Back in August, Delta Goodrem opened up about the complications following the removal of her salivary gland, which involved her not being able to control her speech.

The 35-year-old singer shocked fans when she revealed the heartbreaking reason why she didn’t release music last year.

She uploaded a video of herself waking up from surgery to discover she was unable to talk, as a result of the paralysis of a nerve in her tongue.

Her health battle saw her undertake months of rehabilitation with daily speech therapy to get her voice back. The problem with nerve damage is that there is no predicting when or if it will fully recover.

So, how did Delta and her doctors discover the medical condition that meant the immediate removal of her salivary gland?

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