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VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS
Vocal Cord Paralysis is defined as the condition where the nerve impulses in the voice box called larynx are disrupted. Due to this disruption, one tends to experience paralysis of the same. Symptoms include trouble in speaking, drastic change in the quality of voice, hoarseness in the voice, frequent coughing and uneasiness in the throat, loss of gag reflex, etc. Choking is common to.
HOW IS VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS DIAGNOSED?
The vocal cords can be examined by using an endoscope that is inserted through the nose or mouth. An endoscope has a light that the examiner uses to view the cords and movement patterns during phonation (producing sound) and at rest. Typically a complete voice evaluation is conducted by a speech-language pathologist (SLP) and otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat doctor).
HOW IS VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS TREATED?
Treatment of Vocal Cord Paralysis depends on the cause. Voice therapy, bulk injections, surgery or a combination of treatments are followed for treating Vocal Cord Paralysis. A speech therapist may help develop communication skills for patients affected with Vocal Cord Paralysis
DID YOU KNOW?
Coughs and sneezes may become ineffective, allowing a buildup of fluids and possible infections. More females than males develop vocal cord paralysis. Some neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease, raise the chances of developing vocal cord paralysis