Excellent laryngitis treatment in Atlanta from ENT of Georgia South is your best bet to relieve yourself from that annoying, and often painful throat problem. 

Laryngitis affects many Americans annually and considered one of the most common throat infections treated in hospitals and clinics. Laryngitis is characterized by the inflammation of the voice box (larynx, which cause hoarse voice or temporary complete voice loss. This condition can either be short term lasting for 2 weeks or long-lasting (chronic) which lasts beyond a 2-week period. 

Laryngitis that lasts for more than 2 weeks must be checked by a physician to determine and get the right laryngitis treatment in Atlanta. 

Causes of Laryngitis

Laryngitis can be caused by various factors, chief of this is acid reflux. Also known as gastroesophageal disease (GERD)—this is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). Other possible causes of laryngitis are:

  • Colds or the flu
  • Overuse of voice
  • Irritations from allergies or smoking
  • Use of inhaled steroid medicines. 
  • Chronic laryngitis, on the other hand, may be caused by several other factors including the following: 
  • Nerve Damage
  • Sores
  • Polyps
  • Cancer 
  • Hard and Thick Lumps on Vocal Chords.

Symptoms of Laryngitis

The most common and main symptom of laryngitis is hoarseness of the voice. This means that the voice sounds either raspy, deeper than normal, or break now and then. In some cases, voice loss may occur. Other laryngitis symptoms are: 

  • Dry throat
  • Sore throat
  • Coughing
  • Swallowing problems

More severe symptoms may be indication of another problem or medical condition that requires immediate medical attention.

Laryngitis Treatment from ENT of Georgia South

There are different laryngitis treatment in Atlanta depending on the needs and preference of the patient. Our premier throat experts in ENT of Georgia South makes sure that the patient undergoes complete and comprehensive examination (interview and physical examination) in order to provide him or her with proper treatment. 

Commonly, short term laryngitis is only treated with some throat medications, voice rest, throat and voice therapy, and staying hydrated. 

Depending also on the severity of the condition, other forms of medication, treatment or surgery may be required. Thus, it is best to submit yourself for an examination at ENT of Georgia South for you to get the best treatment possible before things get worse. 

 

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Buckhead

1218 West Paces Ferry NW,
Ste. 208
Atlanta, GA 30327
470-819-3018
Mon-Thurs 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 2:30 pm

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Fayetteville

1240 Highway 54 W.,
Bldg 700 Suite 710
Fayetteville, GA 30214
470-819-3018
Mon-Fri 8 am - 5 pm

1240 West Lanier Ave
Suite 710
Fayetteville, GA 30214
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Stockbridge

830 Eagles Landing Parkway,
Suite 102
Stockbridge, GA 30281
470-819-3018
Mon-Fri 8 am - 5 pm

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