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How long does laryngitis last? I've had it for a week. It's gotten much better, but still not completely gone. Is this normal?

How long does laryngitis last? I've had it for a week. It's gotten much better, but still not completely gone. Is this normal?

Allergy: Most likely if it is secondary to allergy will last forever, or get better then worst very frequently as long as you are keep getting exposed to the substances you are allergic to. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. Take any non drowsy allergy medicine during the day, like Claritin/ Zyrtec/ Allegra. Take a large tablespoon of your own local honey every day.make sure you do not have reflux ,it can do it too. ...Read more

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Laryngitis (Definition)

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


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How long does a cough last if you have laryngitis?

How long does a cough last if you have laryngitis?

Depends: Everyone is different of course, but if treated appropriately, the cough should subside with the infection in 24-72 hours. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a cough last for when you have laryngitis?

On average, how long will a cough last for when you have laryngitis?

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. ...Read more

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Laryngitis symptoms after gallbladder surgery yesterday. Normal? How long does it last?

Laryngitis symptoms after gallbladder surgery yesterday. Normal? How long does it last?

Yes: Not unusual to have those symptoms after having a breathing tube in your airway for the surgery. Should get better over the next few days. If not see your md ...Read more

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Yesterday my voice was hoarse & today i can't talk - my dr says its laryngitis- how long does that last & what can I do to get my voice back? Help!

Yesterday my voice was hoarse & today i can't talk - my dr says its laryngitis- how long does that last & what can I do to get my voice back? Help!

See below: Viral infectiions cause the majoritty of cases of acute laryngitis. Mycoplasma and chlamydophilia infectiions are also frequent causes. Treatment is generally symptomatic ie. Voice rest, use of antitussives to stop all coughing, analgesics and humidification. Antibiotics are generally not recommended. It usually resolves in less than 7 days. ...Read more

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How can I treat laryngitis? I have recently had a sinus infection and sore throat. Those symptoms lasted only a couple of days, but have had laryngitis for 4 days. Is there something special i could be doing to help and how long could this last?

How can I treat laryngitis? I have recently had a sinus infection and sore throat. Those symptoms lasted only a couple of days, but have had laryngitis for 4 days. Is there something special i could be doing to help and how long could this last?

Not much: Acute laryngitis following a an upper respiratory tract infection (sore throat, ?Sinusitis) is almost always viral. Laryngitis is secondary to post nasal drainage leading to swelling of the vocal folds (laryngitis). Fluids, vitamin c and let your immune system eradicate the virus. If you are not significantly better in 10 to 14 days, see your physician. ...Read more

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How much time does laryngitis last?

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