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are some people more prone to getting laryngitis

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Overuse of the voice, having reflux, or inhaling things that irritate the vocal cords such as marijuana, cigarettes. Some infections can cause larygit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Common: Laryngitis is an inflammation of the lining of the voicebox (the larynx) and occurs as a residual effect of colds and other upper respiratory infectio ... Read More
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Laryngitis occurs quite commonly. It stems from inflammation of the laryngeal structures and in most cases it is viral. Patients should maintain good ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Need ENT doc.: You could be a smoker, alcohol and often Gastric reflux. An ENT specialist needed now for possible endoscopy. Serious entities can then be diagnosed, ... Read More
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Dr. Sunil Ummat
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple factors: Recurrent laryngitis is a common problem. The main causes are allergy and acid reflux. Other causes include excessive vocal use, chronic cough, chroni ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Laryngitis is usually caused by a virus. You would not necessarily get it from having sex, but certainly could contract the virus from kissing or oth ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Heavner
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Water: Drink lots and lots of water; keep yourself well-hydrated.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Laryngitis: Everyone heals at different rates, the best way to help get your voice back when the cords are inflammed from infection is voice rest. No talking!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: People in one household tend to get the same upper respiratory infections at the same time, because the germs (usually viruses) are contagious. In the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Laryngitis: Laryngitis is an injury or infection of the larynx. It is usually caused by infection or trauma. If the voice box was injured in the car accident then ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You might: Have acid reflux. Have your doctor check it out. Or it could be allergy.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Majority of the time, the voice will fully recover after a bout of acute laryngitis. If it does not, i would encourage having your throat and vocal c ... Read More
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