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Laryngitis, what can I do to cure it?

Laryngitis, what can I do to cure it?

The first thing is: To be sure of the diagnosis. Second is what is the cause? Third is what is the precipitating and relieving factor. After full evaluation by your doctor, you will definitely get some help.
If it viral, it is self limited. If it is due to acid reflux, medicines like Omeprazole help etc. ...Read more

Dr. Ronda Alexander
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Laryngitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the larynx that can cause symptoms of hoarseness ...Read more


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What are some home remedies to cure laryngitis?

What are some home remedies to cure laryngitis?

Gargling: You are not going to cure laryngitis. It is usually viral, occasionally traumatic and sometimes overuse strain. You may find relief of symptoms by gargling with warm saline. Some will add honey to solutions and there are a variety of other home remedies. It will go away in a day or two if you do nothing. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure for laryngitis?

Is there any permanent cure for laryngitis?

No: Laryngitis is usually caused by either a virus or bacteria - none are permanently cured. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for laryngitis?

Is there any cure for laryngitis?

Sure: Depends on cause. Most laryngitis occurs with a cold, which means it 's viral. It will improve with time. Some laryngitis is bacterial, but less common. An antibiotic would be used. Some chronic laryngitis could be due to reflux or allergy, and so would be treated with proton pump inhibitors or allergy medications. ...Read more

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How to cure laryngitis? Tell me everything in the book. I'm a singer

How to cure laryngitis? Tell me everything in the book. I'm a singer

Time/rest/steroids: Steroids are often given to allow critical performances, but this is not a preferred regimen. TIme, warm / hot water gargles, vocal rest, humidification, hydration. These are the mainstays of therapy. Of these time and vocal rest are probably the most important. ...Read more

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Does gargling with hydrogen peroxide to cure laryngitis work?

No it does not: I know it is recommended by some and used for the others, but there is no evidence that it will cure laryngitis, whatever the cause. ...Read more

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I think I have laryngitis so is there like a home cure for this other then rest?

Home remedy: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. ...Read more

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Are there some natural remedies to cure laryngitis please?

Hydration: One must know the cause of the laryngitis. The term literally means inflammation of the mucosa or lining of the vocal folds. The problem can be the result of overuse or misuse of the voice, true viral infection (bacterial infection very seldom). There is no gargle for this because you would gag and aspirate it into your trachea. Drinking 4 to 6 full glasses of water a day may help. See ENT doc. ...Read more

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I get laryngitis about twice a year. Is that abnormal? I work in a profession where I need my voice. How do you cure this?

I get laryngitis about twice a year. Is that abnormal? I work in a profession where I need my voice. How do you cure this?

Laryngitis: Larynigitis (a viral cause of acute hoarseness) is a pretty common infection. Everyone will get it, and usually more than once. For most adults they get it every few years or so. If you are in a profession where you use your voice a lot, then these episodes of hoarseness twice a year are probably not viral laryngitis, but are probably episodes of voice decompensation related to your work. ...Read more

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What can you take for laryngitis?

What can you take for laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Most of the time, laryngitis is caused by a virus, the same as head colds. Symptoms last 3 - 10 days, and will clear with time. If symptoms don't' clear, suspect an irritant such as acid reflux or a secondary bacterial infection. Go see your doctor, if symptoms don't clear by 10 days. ...Read more

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How to know if I have laryngitis?

Voice change: Voice is hoarse and changed.
Diagnosis by ENT endoscopy.
if doesn't improve quickly. ...Read more

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How much time does laryngitis last?

How much time does laryngitis last?

Duration? Endo by ENT: Varies. Depending on duration and when endoscopy also reveals Gastric acid effects ...Read more

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What are symptoms of mild laryngitis?

What are symptoms of mild laryngitis?

Hoarseness: Typically, the symptoms of laryngitis are hoarseness, pain with talking, feelings of a something "stuck" in the throat, sore throat, and thick phlegm. The severity of laryngitis will include increasing levels of pain and increasing levels of loss of voice to total loss of voice. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of laryngitis?

Hoarseness: Typically, the symptoms of laryngitis are hoarseness, pain with talking, feelings of a something "stuck" in the throat, sore throat, and thick phlegm. The severity of laryngitis will include increasing levels of pain and increasing levels of loss of voice to total loss of voice. ...Read more

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Does air conditioner effects on laryngitis?

Does air conditioner effects on laryngitis?

Maybe, maybe not: Laryngitis symptoms are usually caused by viruses, but allergies, stomach reflux, etc..., can also cause symptoms. Cool, moist air can improve symptoms (vs. Warm, dry air). An air conditioner cools the air, but also dries the air, so it is hard to say how much help an a/c would offer. Also, old or dirty a/c air can have molds, dust, etc..., that can cause allergy symptoms and make things worse. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. ...Read more

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What is laryngitis and how can it be caught?

Multple causes: Laryngitis is an inflammation of the vocal folds causing hoarseness. However, the term laryngitis is really a non specific term meaning hoarseness or roughness of the sound of the voice. As such, the causes of hoarseness are multiple and include infection, nodule, polyp, granuloma (gerd) and even tumor. The diagnosis can be found if a doctor looks at your larynx with a scope. It is not caught. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of laryngitis usually?

Hoarseness: Loss of voice, hoarseness, breathing difficulty and stoppindg breathing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to help heal laryngitis?

What is the best way to help heal laryngitis?

Laryngitis: In your age group the most common cause of laryngitis is caused from an upper respiratory viral infection---usually associated with a barky cough --noted especially at night. Treatment that is useful is a short coarse of prednisone--or a shot of dexamethasone---talk with your Doctor
Over the counter treatments are many-- gargles, sprays and various throat lozengers--simple honey and lemon works ...Read more

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What to do if I have laryngitis. Am I correct?

What to do if I have laryngitis. Am I correct?

Check duration, ENT: Duration implies a chronic state. Best to check with ENT doctor for endoscopy.
Maybe related to gastric reflux ...Read more

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I'm sure I have laryngitis, how do I treat it?

Voice conservation: Fluids, not too hot or too cold. Warm compresses. It should be all gone within 3 weeks or sooner depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Laryngitis and peppery taste, what should I do?

Laryngitis and peppery taste, what should I do?

Try an antacid: It is possible that you are suffering from silent reflux. Stomach acid can move up your esophagus (throat) and into the back of your mouth. Irritation of your larynx (vocal cords) and taste buds can occur leading to hoarseness and altered taste. You can try a 2 week course of Prilosec otc. If no significant benefit then an ENT consultation is warranted. ...Read more

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I have laryngitis. What can I do to relieve this?

Time: Herbal tea (or plain hot water) with honey and lemon can provide some soothing relief, as can gargling with warm salt water (1 Tbsp salt in 8 oz warm water). Otherwise, NSAID medications such as ibuprofen or naproxen can help relieve the pain and discomfort. Generally, laryngitis takes time, and rest to fully heal/resolve. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting laryngitis?

Yes: Overuse of the voice, having reflux, or inhaling things that irritate the vocal cords such as marijuana, cigarettes. Some infections can cause larygitis (usually viral) and some feel rheumatoid arthritis patient can get it as well. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get laryngitis, or is it unusual?

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 infections (which are common) but can also occur from overuse (lengthy singing or yelling loudly like at a sports game) and rarely from growths on the larynx. Your otolaryngologist can evaluate this and give you the best remedy. ...Read more

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What is laryngitis caused by and how did I catch it?

Many causes: Inflammation of the larynx can be due to infections such as bacteria and virus, fungal; other non infectious causes may include :excessive coughing, smoking, over use of vocal cords, acid reflux etc... ...Read more

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Any explanation for why I get laryngitis really easily?

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, and hopefully not in your case. ...Read more

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I have recurring laryngitis (monthly) what could be the cause?

See your doc: Reoccurring laryngitis is suspicious for chronic post nasal drip or allergies. Also asthma can do this as well as chronic esophageal reflux. Go see your doctor. You might need an ENT consult to check your throat out. ...Read more