Laryngitis is an inflammatory process of the mucosa and submucosa of the trachea and throat.
Laryngitis occurs, as a result of other diseases, for example, tonsillitis or rhinitis, and independently.
How is laryngitis manifested?
- Pain when swallowing
- Pershenie, dryness and sore throat
- Missing voice or becoming hoarse
- Increased body temperature
- Dry cough
The laryngitis passes in 2 weeks. But if the symptoms do not go away, you need to go through the treatment again. An untreated laryngitis can pass into a chronic form, which is characterized by hoarseness, constant coughing and fast fatigue.
Diagnosis of laryngitis
To clarify the diagnosis use laryngoscopy (examination of the larynx by special mirrors). Laboratory diagnosis of laryngitis is performed to confirm signs of inflammation.
Treatment of laryngitis
Disease of laryngitis does not require stationaryTreatment. The patient is not allowed to talk for a week. Do not take spicy food, take alcohol and smoke. At a high temperature and an identified pathogen an antibiotic is prescribed. When coughing, antitussive drugs are used.
Prophylaxis of laryngitis
Prophylaxis of laryngitis is a prevention of colds. Do not contact sick people, do not overcool, visit the air more often.