Swallowing and Voice disorders
The larynx (voice box) is an organ
for voice production and is critical for normal swallowing and breathing.
Disorders of the larynx will be typically lead to hoarseness and/or breathing
difficulties, and can be caused by a variety of reasons including:
Benign or malignant lesions.
Common signs and
symptoms for swallowing disorder which include:
- Wet or gurgly
sounding voice during or after eating and drinking
- Extra effort or
time needed to chew and swallow
- Food or liquid
leaking from the mouth or getting stuck in the mouth
pneumonia or chest congestion after eating