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Laryngitis: Introduction

Laryngitis: Laryngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the larynx which is located in the upper part of the respiratory tract. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Laryngitis is available below.

Symptoms of Laryngitis

Treatments for Laryngitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Laryngitis:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Laryngitis.

Alternative Treatments for Laryngitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Laryngitis may include:

  • Myrrh and warm water gargle
  • Lukewarm water
  • Chicken broth
  • Horehound tea
  • more treatments »

Types of Laryngitis

  • Acute laryngitis
  • Chronic laryngitis
  • Obstructive laryngitis
  • more types...»

Laryngitis: Complications

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Causes of Laryngitis

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Disease Topics Related To Laryngitis

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Laryngitis:

Laryngitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Laryngitis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

Laryngitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Laryngitis

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Laryngitis, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Laryngitis: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Laryngitis

Laryngitis: Animations

Prognosis for Laryngitis

Prognosis for Laryngitis: It is a minor ailment and clears up on its own within a few days or weeks.

Research about Laryngitis

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Clinical Trials for Laryngitis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Laryngitis include:

Prevention of Laryngitis

Prevention information for Laryngitis has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Laryngitis.

Statistics for Laryngitis

Laryngitis: Broader Related Topics

Laryngitis Message Boards

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Definitions of Laryngitis:

Inflammation of the larynx. This condition presents itself with dryness and soreness of the throat, difficulty in swallowing, cough, and hoarseness. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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