Laryngeal sensory neuropathy

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What is laryngeal sensory neuropathy?

The condition of laryngeal sensory neuropathy means the laryngeal sensory nerve, which is responsible for sensation in the voicebox, is damaged. Therefore, the cough reflex is damaged and as a result it triggers a cough.

Common symptoms reported by people with laryngeal sensory neuropathy

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 laryngeal sensory neuropathy

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

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

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for laryngeal sensory neuropathy (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Perceived effectiveness
for laryngeal sensory neuropathy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
1
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 3
60s 5
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 10

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

These charts show data from laryngeal sensory neuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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