Laryngeal spasms

What is Laryngeal spasms?

It is sudden contraction of the laryngeal muscles (Vocal cords) which is involuntary and can be triggered by acid reflux, viral infection or after or during general anesthesia especially in children.

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I have been diagnosed with a vocal cord that is not moving as much as the other one. I have been suffering from laryngospasms every other nigh that...

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I had gone through your...

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My husband suffered a quick onset of difficulty breathing and an acute change in his vocal tonality. These symptoms began shortly after he started...

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Consult an ENT specialist and get evaluated. A laryngoscopic evaluation is necessary to make a diagnosis.

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Sitting out of doors, slowly drinking coffee I suddenly felt I was choking and couldn't take a breath, as the though the air couldn't go down my...

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Dear patient,

Thanks for your health concerns. Given the fact that these episodes have occurred repeatedly in the setting of swallowing fluids, the...

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