There are many different reasons why your voice may sound hoarse or abnormal from time to time, and some of these reasons are things that you can not really control. An example would be catching a common cold virus that causes laryngitis.
Board certified members of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, by virtue of their training, are qualified to manage foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract in adults and children.
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is a condition in which gastric contents flow in a retrograde fashion and contact the tissues of the upper aerodigestive tract. LPR may be associated with hoarseness, frequent throat clearing, cough, globus sensation,
Over the past several years, point-of-care imaging has grown in response to such factors as improved patient access, the availability of prompt clinical diagnosis and treatment, and low radiation CT imaging equipment suitable for an office setting.
Otolaryngologists use a variety of safe and efficacious techniques and instruments to perform tonsil and adenoid surgery. Based on available data, the AAO-HNS does not find that one technique or instrument is clearly superior.