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Laryngitis: Introduction

Laryngitis: This is where there is an inflammation of the laryngitis. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Laryngitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Laryngitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Laryngitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Laryngitis

Home medical tests possibly related to Laryngitis:

Causes of Types of Laryngitis:

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Laryngitis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Laryngitis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Laryngitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Laryngitis may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Laryngitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Laryngitis may include:

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

Laryngitis: Animations

Medications or substances causing Laryngitis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Laryngitis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Laryngitis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Laryngitis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Laryngitis

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

Laryngitis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Laryngitis

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 »

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, any teen or adult with a persistent cough more »

Laryngitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Laryngitis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Laryngitis as a symptom include:

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)

Detailed list of causes of Laryngitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Laryngitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Laryngitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Laryngitis. Of the 23 causes of Laryngitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 20 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Laryngitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Laryngitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Laryngitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Laryngitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Laryngitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Laryngitis:

    Larynx symptoms (231 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Voice symptoms (550 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Speech symptoms (1393 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Communication symptoms (1386 causes)

    Symptoms related to Laryngitis:

    Hoarse voice (417 causes), Voice symptoms (550 causes), Larynx symptoms (231 causes), Influenza (168 causes), B-hemolytic streptococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Tuberculosis, Misuse or abuse of voice, Inhaling irritating substances, Aspiration of caustic chemical, Aging changes, Injury or compression of recurrent laryngeal nerve, Tumour

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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