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Treatment for laryngitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   hey
Doctor :  
proceed with your Query
User :   i have laryngitus and just wondering if this repairs by iteself without medication
Doctor :   voice rest is the important aspect in laryngitis

User :   so would the voice repair itself within say a week?
Doctor :  
you can try otc medications like tylenol for symptomatic relief
User :   i am at university you see, i have a spa in my nearby gym, would the steam room be beneficial?
Doctor :   that sauna bath is not good now

Doctor :  
you need a steam inhalation
User :   so steam room you think i should do
User :   and avoid sauna
Doctor :  
and the spa steam is not the ideal one
Doctor :  
voice rest with tylenol and steam inhalation over a week will resolve laryngitis in most of the people
Doctor :   steam inhalation at home not at the community centers like spa*

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