Common "Laryngoscopy" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Laryngoscopy is an endoscopy of the larynx. It is a procedure where the doctor looks at the larynx, vocal cords, and nearby structures present near the back of the throat. It helps the doctor find the cause behind voice problems, breathing problems, ear pain, airway blockages, and stenosis. There are three kinds of laryngoscopy - indirect laryngoscopy, flexible laryngoscopy, and direct laryngoscopy.

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I have the sensation of something stuck in my neck. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got chronic sinusitis diagnosed by ENT doctor. I am suffering from difficulties of swelling for months, feel like something is stuck in my neck like sputum or something else that is moving up and down, especially while eating or having flu. Do you think it is related to ENT or I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In such a patient what we would do is a laryngoscopy. Just to rule out any growth or inflammation. Chronic sinusitis due to contact post nasal drip tends to cause reflux-related symptoms and globus feeling. Secondly, we need to check your hemoglobin status to rule ou...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the difficulty in speech and the change in the voice of my father?

Query: Hello doctor, I am worried about my father. He is not able to speak clearly of late. He feels that his tongue has swollen. I have consulted many doctors, but they were unable to diagnose his disease. All his test reports are alright. There was no problem detected. But one doctor tells us that the mu...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Can you elaborate on the symptoms ? 1. How old is he? 2. Does he feel like there is something stuck in the throat? 3. Is there any change in voice or a hoarseness? 4.Is there any pain or difficulty in swallowing? 5. Is there any weight loss or loss of appetite? 6. Does...  Read Full »

What is the cause for something stuck in my throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a feeling that something is stuck in my throat for the past 4 to 5 days. There is no pain but I feel uneasy. On drinking water, I feel better, but the feeling of something stuck in my throat still remains. I cannot see any swelling in the neck area. Please suggest the diagnosis and...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This could be due to acid reflux. Try taking Pantocid DSR (Domperidone and Pantoprazole) on an empty stomach for a few days, once or twice daily. For a decisive diagnosis, we need these details as well. 1. Are you diabetic or hypertensive? 2. Did you eat anything from out...  Read Full »

Can vocal hemorrhage cause vocal problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a semi-professional singer and recently, I have been dealing with some vocal problems, I think I had a vocal hemorrhage and it seems to slowly heal, I am really not sure about what it is, so it would mean the world if you could give me your thoughts on it and in how much time it is...  Read Full »

Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are hemorrhagic patches (early stage) in the anterior one third of both the vocal cords but that will heal if you will take adequate voice rest, drink plenty of water, maintain vocal hygiene for a month and take proton pump inhibitors as well. Get repeat laryngos...  Read Full »

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