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I've had no voice for 3 days now. I dont feel sick, my

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I've had no voice for 3 days now. I dont feel sick, my throat is not sore and I havent been yelling or talking excessively. I did notice a bit of chest congestion in the last week though. What's my best course of action?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
Your age and any other medical conditions?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I'm 28 and have no other medical conditions.

Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.
In general, laryngitis is seen with at least the symptoms of a viral infection like a cold or the flu, or with more dramatic infections like sinusitis or bronchitis. It's not a serious problem and usually resolves in a few days. A humidifier, plenty of liquids, and not talking very much can help. If it were to persist for more than a week, you should see a doctor about it.
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