Flexible laryngoscopy (say "lair-en-GOS-kuh-pee") is a test that lets your doctor look at your throat and voice box (larynx). The doctor uses a thin, flexible tube, called a scope, to look deep into your throat.
This test is done to find the cause of voice problems, ear and throat pain, or swallowing problems. It also may be done to check for throat tumours or injuries.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to keep a list of the medicines you take. Ask your doctor when you can expect to have your test results.
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Current as of: July 29, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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