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Dr. Ronda Alexander
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Laryngitis (Overview)

Inflammation of the larynx that can cause symptoms of hoarseness and / or pain.


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What is the definition of spastic laryngitis?

What is the definition of   spastic laryngitis?

Spasmodic dysphonia: You may be speaking about "spasmodic dysphonia" which is a disease of the communication between the brain and the nerves to the voicebox. This disorder is best diagnosed by a physician but you can find samples of how those with it sound online, i'm sure. Either way, any one with 'spastic laryngitis' sounds like they need an expert in voice. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
310 doctors shared insights

Laryngitis (Overview)

Inflammation of the larynx that can cause symptoms of hoarseness and / or pain.


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How long does laryngitis take to make voice go away?

By swelling: It causes swelling and inflamation of the larynx and causes the traditional hoarseness associated with laryngitis. ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Laryngitis (Tip)

Some forms of laryngitis can be treated with antibiotics like Zithromax. ...See more

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Treating Laryngitis (Checklist)

Rest your voice
Daily
See a voice specialist if not better within 2 weeks
Once
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Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Is it a symptom of strep throat to have laryngitis?

Strep throat: Actually, not. A strep throat affects the pharynx and tonsils and is caused by bacteria. On the other hand, laryngitis involves the larynx or voice box and is mainly cuased by viruses. You develop a sore throat with strep and hoarness of the voice (or loss of voice in extreme cases) with laryngitis. ...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

Dr. Franklyn Gergits Dr. Gergits
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Laryngitis (Tip)

Do drink fluids. Don't whisper. Do rest your voice. Don't smoke. Do get enough sleep. Don't strain. ...See more

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In the past 2 months I have had laryngitis 2x and my throat is swollen and very painful. Lymphnodes are rock solid. I.Show no other signs of sickness?

In the past 2 months I have had laryngitis 2x and my throat is swollen and very painful. Lymphnodes are rock solid. I.Show no other signs of sickness?

Look to your diet: This may sound strange to you but laryngitis is due to a virus attack and is a reflection of your immune status. Commonest cause is lousy diet, particularly all the sugar and sweeteners. ...Read more

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Would having diagnosis laryngitis be approved for short term disabilty?

Maybe: If your job involves speaking and case is severe that it won't resolve in a couple of weeks then it may but usually this condition resolves in a week or two with voice rest. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner Dr. Culviner
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Laryngitis (Tip)

Push fluids, take Guaifenesin , use a humidifier at night, rest voice , ; no whispering. ...See more