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How Long Does Laryngitis Last
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 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
How long does laryngitis last from a virus? I've had it for 11 days now. Couldn't talk at first, gotten better now but voice is still bit croaky. Tx?
If untreated,: It may last 2-3 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly 1-2 weeks.: Many things, like throat infections/viral infections can cause laryngitis. It takes time to recover the voice, like 1+ weeks, and it recovers usually when the illness subsides/resolves. You might benefit from a visit to an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat doctor) for vocal cord/speech therapy, or see your regular doctor for correct direction. ...Read more
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