Our expert says:
It is essential to have an endoscopic examination of your son's larynx, as the diagnosis of laryngomalacia can only be made on direct vision of the larynx. Other causes of stridor (difficulty to breathe) must be excluded, as the management is vastly different. The procedure is relatively well tolerated, but important to confirm your doctor's suspicion. The aim is to ensure correct management, as airway problems in babies can be problematic if not handled correctly.
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