Hoarseness, sore throat, or complete loss of voice may be signs of a throat and voice disorder. If you have symptoms that aren’t getting better, visit Dr. Steven Trey Fyfe, Dr. Robert Nason, and Dr. Lindsey E. Young at ENT Specialists of Austin in Austin and Cedar Park, Texas. From laryngitis to vocal cord cysts, the team of ear, nose, and throat physicians can treat your condition and help you reclaim your throat health. To get started with a personalized consultation, book an appointment online or call the office today.
At ENT Specialists of Austin, the team of experts treats children and adults with a wide range of throat and voice problems, such as:
Other common throat and voice disorders may include difficulty swallowing, vocal cord paralysis, or the changes in your voice associated with aging.
Symptoms of a throat and voice disorder vary, depending on what your underlying problem is. It’s common to experience:
If you’re having difficulty with your voice, the experts at ENT Specialists of Austin understand how concerning this can be. The standard recommendation is to have an examination if your symptoms persist for more than two weeks.
However, if you’re having severe symptoms or need immediate relief before then, contact the practice to schedule a consultation.
At ENT Specialists of Austin, the physicians use in-office video endoscopy technology to see the inside of your esophagus and throat canal. This is enough to provide an accurate diagnosis, but your physician may order additional diagnostic tests.
Once your physician diagnoses your condition, they can recommend numerous treatment options to help you recover. This might include a “wait and see” approach, medication, speech therapy, or surgery.
There are many ways you can help protect your throat and voice health at home, so it’s critical to practice good habits to allow yourself a full recovery. Avoid smoking, rest your voice, reduce your exposure to allergens, and take any recommended medication as instructed.
To learn more about treatment for throat and voice disorders, call the practice today or book an appointment online.