Originally Posted by julyg
Hi I can tell you exactly what your Dr sees! I have been scoped with camera and RECORDED 4 times. Each time muy DR played back the video and you can clearly see if there is weakness or paralysis or not. In my case I saw 2x total paralysis of right vocal cord and than with healing 3rd time miminmal movement and 4th more movement. It was in color viseo and absolutely clear. My dr showed me the viseo with in moments of scoping me.
So if he says your vocal cords are good , I would believe him but why not ask for the play back of the video?
Thank you so much for the response, I really appreciate it.
What, can I ask, was wrong with your vocal cords that caused the paralysis? I'm sorry you had to deal with this. Is your voice better now?
And yes, when my doctor did the scope, well I have to say, he wasn't the more personable doctor I've ever encountered, lets put it that way. I wasn't even aware of him doing the recording. Is that automatically done when a scope takes place? He just scoped me then said he found nothing abnormal, my mobility was normal but never showed me a video of it.
I still sit with this voice change and have no idea what's causing it either which is very frustrating.
One more question... have you ever heard of a stroboscopy? sp? And how these two scopes would differ?
So would you believe with your expertise in this area having experienced this vocal cord problem, seeing the video and understanding what you're seeing I can be confident that my vocal cords are functioning normally if he said it was an entirely normal scope/exam? I know this seems like a stupid question, I think you're right if I visually saw it, it might make all the difference in the world. But I'm glad you have seen it and you can shed some light, so thank you.