Laryngitis & Voice Disorders is an inflammation of the larynx, which is the voice box located in the throat. It can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection, overuse or strain of the voice, or exposure to irritants like smoke or pollution. Symptoms of laryngitis may include hoarseness, loss of voice, coughing, and throat discomfort or pain. Treatment typically involves resting the voice, drinking plenty of fluids, and using over-the-counter medications like pain relievers or throat lozenges to manage symptoms.
Voice disorders are conditions that affect the production of sound by the vocal cords, which are located in the larynx.
Treatment for voice disorders depends on the specific type and cause of the disorder. Some treatments may include voice therapy to help improve vocal habits, medications to manage symptoms, or surgery to remove growths or correct vocal cord damage. It’s important to see a healthcare professional if you are experiencing persistent or severe symptoms related to your voice or throat.