A 35-year-old member asked:
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on average, how long will a cough last for when you have laryngitis?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laryngitis cough?: There is not usually is not much of a cough when you have laryngitis. Any cough should not last but a few days. Keep hydrated and rest your voice as much as possible. Straining to talk or whispering puts more strain on your voice and can prolong your recovery.
Answered on Apr 5, 2013

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
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Depends: Everyone is different of course, but if treated appropriately, the cough should subside with the infection in 24-72 hours.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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If untreated,: It may last 2-3 weeks.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
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Yes: See doctor and get some help so you feel better
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Viral illness likely: Viral laryngitis is a likely cause. Hot tea and honey is advised, and humidified air. Please follow up with your PCP.
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