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)

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

(Carpel tunnel wrist brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vitamin C with Rose Hips)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (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)

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

(Carpel tunnel wrist brace)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Vitamin C with Rose Hips)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (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?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 15 say laryngitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 6
40s 10
50s 12
60s 3
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 25

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