Laryngomalacia

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What is laryngomalacia?

Laryngomalacia is a softening(malacia) of the tissues of the voice box (larynx). The softening of these tissues become floppy, and may partially block the airway opening. Some symptoms include, noisy breathing, difficulty eating, and decreased weight gain.

Common symptoms reported by people with laryngomalacia

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

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Treatments taken by people with laryngomalacia

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Who has laryngomalacia on PatientsLikeMe?


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

50% Female
50% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

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