Laryngitis

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What is laryngitis?

Laryngitis is the inflammation of the voice box (larynx) which may be short-lived (acute) or long lasting (chronic). The most common causes of laryngitis are from a viral infection or vocal strain.

Common symptoms reported by people with laryngitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with laryngitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Parafon Forte DSC)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lamictal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Sativex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with laryngitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with laryngitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
abdominal pain indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Parafon Forte DSC)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
very tired right after treatment
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lamictal)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Sativex)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
bad taste in mouth
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with laryngitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has laryngitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 6
40s 8
50s 11
60s 2
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

73% Female
27% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from laryngitis patients who have completed their condition history
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