Evaluation And Treatment

It is important for anyone with a voice, breathing or swallowing problem to undergo a very thorough examination to obtain a proper diagnosis. In most cases a straightforward mouth and throat exam is not enough to discover what is condition is present. A visit to the laryngologist most often involves a laryngoscopy and stroboscopy in which a high definition camera is placed through the nose or mouth to evaluate the throat and vocal cord anatomy and function. This exam is pain free and only take a few minutes to perform, providing critical information. Without this most diagnoses are unfortunately missed.

From there treatment which may include medications, voice therapy, a small procedure, or surgery may be recommended. To learn more click to the right.

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Throatdisorder.com is an online resource for patients and physicians to learn more about common voice, swallowing, breathing and throat disorders. Throat complaints, from cough to cancer, are a common reason for patients to seek medical treatment. This website developed as a result of Dr. Sunil Verma's passions: that of education, patient care, and interest in technology.

NOTE : The information presented on this site is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician. It may not be appropriate to your individual case, and should not be used in making treatment decisions, especially with regard to medication. Considerable effort is made to ensure that the information on this site is accurate, but medicine is a changing field, and this website is not responsible for errors or omissions. Use of this website acknowledges the above.

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