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differential diagnosis of deviated uvula

A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Deviated uvula: your son may have a palsy of the ninth cranial or glossopharngeal nerve. An evaluation by a pediatric neurologist or a pediatric oral surgeon may be i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're fine: I see that you are a first year medical student. Deviation of the uvula is a marker for a cranial nerve palsy, but when you eventually see it in real ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Rare: but you can expect a sore throat and there is always a chance of infection.; This surgery is a common intervention for OSA and generally consider safe ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Wilson
47 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep apnea: Snoring and sleep apnea usually improve after a nasal septoplasty. I had one many years ago. Snoring can be associated with swelling of the nasal memb ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Deviated septum: Consult an ear nose throat surgeon.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Constance Okeke
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Sinusitis likely: One can have a collection of mucus within the sinuses that are unable to drain leading to inflammation of the mucosal lining of the sinuses, and possi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It can contribute: Are your symptoms affecting always 1 side more than the other? Are your symptoms getting worse?it may be that you suffer from a different condition in ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Mouth breathing: especially in childhood is usually due to enlarged ADENOIDS. I would question this possibility!! . It sounds like your nasal septumhas nothing to do w ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: A deviated septum does not usually cause severe post nasal drip. If you have already seen an ENT doctor and sinusitis has been ruled out, I would con ... Read More

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