Voice problem or chronic cough can lead to change in voice quality in form of pitch, loudness and hoarse voice. Any patient with persistent change in voice for more than three weeks should be checked by Ear Nose Thoat Doctor. This can be done by performing endoscopy in the clinic with local anaesthetic and performing full assessment under general anaesthetic. This is called Microlaryngoscopy.
Voice hygiene is very important as it can affect your livelihood, especially if you are public speaker or professional singer.
Parotid Gland Swelling
Parotid gland is one our major salivary gland which produces saliva and help in digestion of food. Sometimes lumps and infection can affect these glands. Most of these lumps are benign (non-cancer) tumours but can grow. Facial nerve, which is nerve to the face, runs through this gland. Parotid gland surgery must be very precise and nerve must be protected at all time. Mr Kumar will discuss the procedure with you and care required before and after the procedure.
Submandibular Gland Swelling
Submandibular gland like Parotid gland can become enlarged and sometimes become painful lump. Salivary gland stones are quite common in submandibular gland. This can be confirmed by scan.