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Grinding when I move my larynx

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Yes, your spine.: The feeling you describe is normal, and is the solid cartilage rings of the larynx getting close to other solid components in your neck. ...And quit w... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
What you are feeling are likely to normal structures, e.g. epiglottis. If you do not have symptoms, quit pushing your finger down your throat. For hea... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Please stop. What you are feeling are probably normal anatomic structures. Your untrained manipulation can cause serious harm to otherwise healthy tis... Read More
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Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Aduanswered
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Singing: The larynx is an organ, but it contains the vocal cords responsible for phonation. If you're good at it, try singing.
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Lots: Speech pathologists sometimes specialize in voice therapy, and are experts in exercises for the voice. These exercises can be very helpful for some p... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Voicebox: The larynx is the organ that houses the vocal cords. This provides speech, and protects the airway from aspirating food. There are other functions a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
Hypopharynx: From top to bottom, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx. Larynx divided into supraglottic larynx, glottis, subglottis.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Center, front: The larynx is the location of the voice and windpipe open and closure tissue. In males it is a prominent bump on the from of the middle of the neck. ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Larynx obstruction: Anything that blocks the lumen of the airway at the larynx level, is called laryngeal obstruction, or vocal cords. Mucous can be cleared with suctio... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) is a form of gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease) that causes collection of mucous in the back of the throat and freq... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Hoarseness +: If the cancer affects the vocal cords, change in voice quality may be an early symptoms. Cancer in other parts of the larynx may not produce symptoms... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Doubtful: I have never heard of that. A floppy larynx is because the cartilage is still soft and it hardens with time- appropriately. I have never heard of any ... Read More
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