A chest x ray is only able to show the problems with the lungs. Make sure that you get a upper GI tract x ray done if you are experiencing problems upper gastrointestinal tract problems.Upper gastrointestinal tract(GI) X ray is able to show the problems with trachea and pharynx.
Yes indeed you can get an endoscopy for the larynx and the pharnyx.Endoscopy means to use a endoscope to look inside the human body.However, an X ray of the upper gastrointestinal tract is the best way to detect problems with larynx and trachea.
Pharynx and larynx are different both in function and location.Larynx comprises your vocal chord and is situated below the larynx.Pharynx connects the inner nose to your throat; the portion of your throat at the back of your mouth is the pharynx.
The third division of the Pharynx is called laryngopharynx . It is the most inferior portion of the pharynx and extends from hyoid bone to the lower portion of the larynx. Pharynx has altogether 3 segments.