What do I need to know about caring for someone with catarrh?

Advertisement
Advertisement

Catarrh can cause discomfort, so help someone with catarrh to remember to take their decongestants as the directions say to. Children should not use steam as a method of relieving congestions because of the danger of burns from the steam. When caring for someone with catarrh, be aware of environmental triggers that can cause future catarrh irritation.

Continue Learning about Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders

Some of the most common symptoms of voice disorders are a change in your voice (it becomes either deeper or raspy), you have trouble singing, your throat feels raw or itchy and you find yourself repeatedly clearing your throat. Th...

ese symptoms can be caused by inflammation, respiratory infection, growths on your vocal cords or just by overusing your voice if you are for example a professional singer or a member of a cheerleading squad. If you develop a voice disorder, you may want to see an otolaryngologist to determine the cause of your voice problem.
More

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.