Voice & Swallowing Disorders

At the office of Dr. Shervin Aminpour, we are considerate of patients suffering from difficulties with their voice and swallowing. These functions are extremely basic, so we understand that patients may be alarmed when they go wrong. Fortunately, Dr. Aminpour has much experience dealing with issues of the voice and throat, giving him the ability to bring patients relief. If you have difficulty with either of these areas, please call us to set an appointment.

Swallowing disorders

Difficulty in swallowing, otherwise known as dysphagia, can be distressing to patients. It may be a symptom of another condition, or it can also be a condition by itself. In either case, it is something that must be solved so patients can resume a normal life.

Signs and symptoms of dysphagia include:

  • Pain while swallowing
  • Drooling
  • Hoarse voice
  • Regurgitating food
  • Heartburn
  • Acid reflux
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Gag reflex while swallowing

Further, symptoms of dysphagia in children include:

  • Not attentive to food
  • Tension during a feeding period
  • Refusal to eat
  • Issues with breast feeding
  • Inability to swallow which results in vomiting or coughing during meal times
  • Unexplained weight fluctuations
  • Pneumonia

Voice disorders

In the voice, there are many symptoms of disorders, ranging from mild hoarseness to a total inability to speak. For patients suffering from changes in their voice, the difficulties can be mild or severe. Whatever the case may be, Dr. Aminpour is a board-certified ENT who is well versed in issues of the voice and throat, giving him an ability to give an accurate diagnosis and rapid treatment. His patients regularly report a complete change in their symptoms following treatment, and that same relief may be available to you. Please call us today to schedule an appointment.

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