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How can I get my voice back after laryngitis

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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Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Rest: There are several techniques to help your vocal chords recover. Rest them! they recover much more quickly with no speaking at all while healing. B ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Rest your voice, drinking plenty of fluid---tea with honey is great, Mucinex (guaifenesin) sometimes helps with mucus. If no improvement, see your do ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Viral infectiions cause the majoritty of cases of acute laryngitis. Mycoplasma and chlamydophilia infectiions are also frequent causes. Treatment is ... Read More
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Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Be patient: Most cases of laryngitis are self-limited and are usually infection related. Typically good voice hygiene (no yelling, no excessive coughing and clea ... Read More
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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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Be careful: As soon as possible, you will need to see an ENT doctor who has a strong interest in voice. Ent needs to visualize your vocal cords to determine if ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: I would suggest soothing warm liquids and honey. If you have a cough, please see your physician.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Acute laryngitis by definition lasts less than 3 weeks, its origin can be infectious or non-infectious, chronic conditions are more difficult to trea ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
One at a time: 1) depends on how much you use, or overuse, your voice. 2) if you need your voice you must do everything necessary to protect it. Please don't smok ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux?: See ENT or internist to rule out a severe case of gastroesophaheal reflux which can be asymptomatic except for recurrent bouts of sore throat. Heartbu ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Otolaryngologist: If you haven't been evaluated by an Otolaryngologist consult one. You may have a neurogenic problem with your vocal cords or atrophy of the cords. Eve ... Read More
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