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Laryngitis occurs when the voice box or vocal cords become inflamed from overuse, irritation, or infection. It can be short or long term. The inflammation that causes laryngitis can be tied to a variety of conditions. These include viral infections, environmental factors, and in rare cases, bacterial infections. A number of medicines, hormones, and home remedies may treat laryngitis. More »


Causesedit]. Laryngitis can be infectious as well as noninfectious in origin.

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The best remedy for acute laryngitis is to rest your voice (whisper, stay home from work if your job includes singing, speeches or a lot of teaching), drink plenty of fluids, and seek emergency care if you have difficulty breathing. There is generally an underlying cau... More »
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Feb 5, 2015 ... Hoarseness is a harsh, raspy, or strained voice caused by a variety of conditions including: GERD, allergies, smoking thyroid disease, cancer of ...

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What is laryngitis?Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box, or larynx (say LAIR-inks), that causes your voice to become raspy or hoarse. Laryngitis can be ...

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Causes TOP. Aphonia is usually due to problems with the voice box (called the larynx). However, there can be other causes, including:.

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Jul 16, 2012 ... There are two main types of laryngitis: chronic (long-term) and acute (short-term). The inflammation that causes laryngitis can be tied to a ...

Hoarseness: Causes, Diagnosis & Prevention - Healthline

Jul 17, 2012 ... Hoarseness , an abnormal change in your voice, is a common symptom often experienced with a dry, scratchy throat. If you are hoarse, you ...

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