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i woke up with a hoarse voice today, this afternoon i develop

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i woke up with a hoarse voice today, this afternoon i develop discomfort in my trachea below midline, feels like a pointy bump the size of the tip of my pinky finger off to the lest side of the normal ridge, i have a bit of a hacking cough now, is this laryngitis?
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Any fever or chills?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no fever or chills

Thanks Lily

Yes, this is likely laryngitis or bronchitis

These usually are caused by a virus and don't require any specific treatment

I would simply control symptoms and it will pass

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

what about the little pointy thing on the cartilidge ring?

what do you mean by that Lily?

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