Laryngitis is the inflammation of your voice box from overuse ,irritation or infection.

With laryngitis ,vocal cords become inflamed and irritated.Laryngitis may be acute or chronic.


  • Hoarseness
  • Weak voice
  • Sore throat
  • Dry cough
  • Tickling sensation

Risk factors

The risk factors for laryngitis include;

  • Having a respiratory infection such as bronchitis,
  • Overusing your voice
  • Exposure to irritating substances such as smoking,chemicals etc.


In some cases the infection may spread to other parts of respiratory tract.


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