A 25-year-old male asked:
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how long does a sore throat usually last after a laryngoscopy?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Procedure related: throat irritation should clear in couple of days , is not an infection , chemical irritation to local anesthetics , just don't worry will clear soon and speak to your doctor
Answered on Aug 17, 2015

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Sore throat: Sore throat after laryngoscopy/endoscopy is unusual. If it continues after a few days, it needs to be evaluated.
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Dr. Alexander Gorup
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Probably: This can be expected after this procedure. To be sure though why not contact your surgeon to check with them?
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Throat pain: Laryngoscopy is a procedure where a tube is placed in your throat. There is mild trauma to the tissue and there is a healing period after the procedu ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: Especiall if it's done under General endotracchial anesthesia. Eveb under local there is irritation. Warm salt water garggling helps

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