What is Laryngitis ?

Laryngitis is the medical term for inflammation and swelling of the larynx, which is also known as the voice box.

Causes:

Laryngitis is usually caused by a virus or occurs in people who overuse their voice. Occasionally, a person may develop laryngitis from bacterial infections, and rarely, from infections such as tuberculosissyphilis, or a fungal infection. People with prolonged laryngitis should see their doctor to be checked for tumors, some of which may be cancerous. Smokers and those who consume alcohol are also at a risk of laryngitis..

Symptoms:

The most common symptoms of laryngitis

  • Feeling a tickle in the throat (that may be from reflux laryngitis)
  • The urge to constantly clear the throat (that may be from reflux laryngitis)
  • Fever
  • Cough (that can be from bronchitis orsinusitis)
  • Congestion
  • Hoarseness.

 

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