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What is acute laryngitis?

Acute laryngitis is laryngitis that lasts less than two weeks. This temporary laryngitis will typically go away on its own. Home remedies, such as the steam from hot showers, can usually help to ease symptoms.

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How common is acute laryngitis?
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How long will my laryngitis last?
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Should I be worried about laryngitis?
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