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... The procedure is called an Endoscopy. I have had 3 of them. One with no meds, 2 with numbing and a sedative. ... (2 replies)
... Hi..I had that done a few weeks ago. My Dr. spray numbing medicine in both nostrils. He waited for it to numb and then ask me which nostril I could breath better out of. He ran the tube down that nostril...My husband said it was about 12" long. It was a really quick procedure. I say he looked for about 10 seconds and was done. It was more uncomfortable pulling to tube... (2 replies)
... I am scheduled for this at the end of the month. Not even sure what the proper name of the procedure is. ... (2 replies)

... h about the actual procedure. I remember being wheeled in, and I remember the doctor putting the medicine in my arm, and I remember gagging only slightly as the camera was placed down my throat. It was over very quickly. ... (2 replies)
... and I have it done 2x a year. He will first numb your nose and airways with a spray. Then he inserts a wire with a miniature camera attached to one end up your nose and down your throat. ... (12 replies)
... no pain, I promise. You will inhale a numbing spray into your nose, then the ENT will insert a wire with a miniature camera on the tip up your nose and down your throat so he can view your larynx. Confirmation of LPR is typically a red and swollen larynx. ... (5 replies)
... The ENT will be able to provide you with quick confirmation that acid is affecting larynx and throat by scoping you. This is a quick, painless procedure that involves looking at your throat with a camera on a wire. You won't really be able to feel it because you will have inhaled a numbing spray first. ... (14 replies)
... day. He was a young and very good doc who took the time to listen to my whole story. He then left and came back in with this tube device that they put into your nose and then are able to see way into your throat using a camera. It was a little uncomfortable at first, but I got used to it. ... (2 replies)
Feb 24, 2006
... They can do an upper scope and look at your larynx. If it's all red and swollen, you probably have a bad case of reflux. This procedure is not used to look far down your esophagous though, and is not used for biopsies. ... (8 replies)
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Dec 28, 2005
... The probe has a small video camera at the end, and typically it will send the picture back to a computer screen. ... (14 replies)
... basically slid a camera deep into there. Afterwards, he said he didn't see any obvious swelling or irritation. ... (3 replies)
... Worrywartmom, I just saw an ENT today and had the procedure that you are mentioning where they put a scope with a camera up your nose and down your throat. It is a little uncomfortable, but not too bad. My burning throat is much more painful than this procedure. ... (24 replies)
... little bit of acid that is hitting the larynx, or possibly the little bit of acid that is getting into your lungs as well. An ENT will scope you by numbing your nose with spray, then inserting a very thin probe with a camera up your nose and down your throat. ... (5 replies)
... rritated. If it is, you have laryngeal reflux. The scope is an easy and fairly painless procedure. You inhale a numbing nasal spray, and then they stick a small camera on a thin wire up through your nose and down your throat. Sounds much worse than it is. ... (7 replies)

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