Top
10
Doctor insights on: Dry Larynx

Share

Larynx (Definition)

The larynx is the organ that houses the vocal cords. This provides speech, and protects the airway from aspirating food. There are other functions also, such as allowing increased pressure for weight lifting by partially closing ...Read more


2

2
Raspy voice dry throat had it 3week no lumps in neck no sore throat feels like its near larynxs what could it be very worried thanks geoff ps i.am 65?

Raspy voice dry throat had it 3week no lumps in neck no sore throat feels like its near larynxs what could it be very worried thanks geoff ps i.am 65?

See ENT doctor: If you are a smoker then see an ENT doctor ASAP. 3 weeks of laryngitis could still be consistent with a viral laryngitis. But for peace of mind and a specific diagnosis see an ENT doctor for a fiber optic laryngoscopy under local anesthesia in the office. ...Read more

3

3
Are there any larynx exercises I can do?

Are there any larynx exercises I can do?

Lots: Speech pathologists sometimes specialize in voice therapy, and are experts in exercises for the voice. These exercises can be very helpful for some people. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What is the definition or description of: larynx?

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 also, such as allowing increased pressure for weight lifting by partially closing the vocal cords, etc. ...Read more

5

5
Where is the larynx located in neck?

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. It is less prominent in females. Put your thumb and forefinger in the middle of the neck in a grasping position and hum and you will feel the vibration from the larynx. ...Read more

7

7
I get excessive sticky white mucus build up in the larynx area, what condition(s) could this be ?

I get excessive sticky white mucus build up in the larynx area, what condition(s) could this be ?

LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) is a form of gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease) that causes collection of mucous in the back of the throat and frequent need to clear one's throat. Seek an anti-reflux diet and try taking an acid-suppressive remedy. If symptoms persist see your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

8

8
What region of the pharynx is closest to the larynx?

What region of the pharynx is closest to the larynx?

Hypopharynx: From top to bottom, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx. Larynx divided into supraglottic larynx, glottis, subglottis. ...Read more

9

9
Could you tell me why my larynx/thyroid is getting bigger? I'm 23/f is it still healthy?

Could you tell me why my larynx/thyroid is getting bigger? I'm 23/f is it still healthy?

Thyroid Enlargement: Thyroid enlargement is called a goiter. It is often due to an iodine deficiency. Are you gaining weight? Are you extra tired? Does cold bother you? A goiter goes along with hypothyroidism. Has a doctor felt your thyroid to make sure you do not have nodules on your thyroid? I definitely recommend you see a good physician, have a physical exam, and get some laboratory tests. ...Read more