You've shown me the way. Here, take a look. Throat Disorders Read more. Open your mouth wider. In infants or very young children If you have acute epiglottitis, an infection or swelling of the flap of tissue in front of the voice box If you cannot open your mouth very wide. Now, listen, I'm not throwing you out.
Laryngopharyngoscopy; Indirect laryngoscopy; Flexible laryngoscopy; Mirror laryngoscopy; Direct laryngoscopy; Fiberoptic laryngoscopy; Laryngoscopy using strobe laryngeal stroboscopy.
It may cause a feeling of pressure and a feeling like you are going to sneeze. Your provider may recommend this test if you have:. Use of strobe light can give the provider more information about problems with your voice box Direct laryngoscopy uses a tube called a laryngoscope. Oh, Miss Lovelace, listen, we have the problem solved. Laryngoscopy is a safe procedure. Indirect laryngoscopy uses a small mirror held at the back of your throat.