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Differential diagnosis of deviated uvula

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Usually all abnormal findings in patients with cancer are assumed to be related to cancer until proven otherwise. In your case an ENT or ORL exam will... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
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
Family Medicine 48 years experience
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. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Constance Okeke
ophthalmology 22 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
No: Convey your concerns to your Oral Surgeon. He/she should be made aware of your problem , but should not affect your surgery.
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