• Laryngitis Diagnosis and Tests

Diagnosis and Tests
  • Physical Examination: In most cases, Laryngitis can be diagnosed by a doctor through a clinical examination. Swollen and inflamed vocal cords, temperature, enlarged lymph nodes of the neck may be noted.
  • Invasive Procedures – Laryngoscopy: In chronic cases with persisting symptoms of laryngitis, it is advisable to undergo laryngoscopy to rule out other anatomical abnormalities.

Laryngoscopy:

Laryngoscopy is an examination procedure that lets your doctor look at the back of your throat, your voice box (larynx) and vocal cords with a scope. The scope used to perform this procedure is called a laryngoscope.


  • Laboratory Tests :
    • CBC – Full Blood Count with differential to exclude bacteria, fungi and virus infection.
    • Laryngeal mucosal swab for microbiological analysis.
    • Strep Test for bacterial laryngitis
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