Is Laryngitis Contagious?


Laryngitis can be contagious for at least a day but it can as well last for as long as a month. The exact amount of time is determined by the cause of the inflammation or loss of function. The disease is an inflammation of the vocal cords which can be caused by excess alcohol use, smoking, coughing or excess talking, singing, or shouting.
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A viral laryngitis is not contagious and usually goes away in a couple of
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3 Additional Answers Answer for: is laryngitis contagious
Laryngitis is contagious.
Laryngitis is an inflammation or swelling of the voice box or larynx. If the laryngitis has been caused by a bacterial or fungal infection it could be contagious, however if the infection is viral, chances are, it might not be contagious. It is of at most importance to seek medical advice when confronted with this.
Laryngitis is caused from a cold, which is a respiratory infection. Yes, it can be contagious due to the fact it is an infection. Wash your hands well and cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing. You can find more information at
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