DISEASES OF THE LARYNX : LARYNGITIS ACUTE (LARYNGITIA ACUTA) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Occurs after acute rhinopharyngitis, infections (influenza, measles), at least initially. May be spilled or limited. The reasons contributing to the emergence of laryngitis: abuse of the voice, alcohol, Smoking. Hyperemia, kruglosutochno infiltration, exfoliation and desquamation of the epithelium, increased secretion of glands.
Symptoms and recognition. The temperature is always increased, malaise, tingling, dryness, hoarseness, sometimes aphonia, dry cough, often with phlegm, when laryngoscopy is a General or limited hyperemia of the mucosa of the vocal cords, some swelling of the false vocal cords; if there is bleeding on the ligament, it is called hemorrhagic laryngitis.
The prediction is favorable.
To remove abnormalities from the side of the nose and nasopharynx.
To talk in a whisper, more to be silent, distracting (mustard, banks) on the chest and back, hot compresses on the neck: inhalation 2 soda water, to prohibit Smoking, salty and spicy food; inside - with a strong cough codeine; with copious sputum - expectorant: apomorphine, marshmallow root.