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My uvula is sticking to back of throat

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Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rhinitis?: Could be signs of postnasal drip from long-standing rhinitis. Potential causes are multiple including allergy, irritant, infection, medication side e ... Read More

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Dr. Nicholas Trotta
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Pcp question: Out of my field
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: The symptoms you described warrant examination by an ENT doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Dead skin: The white chunky stuff is basically the equivalent of dead skin, probably caused by an infection. It'll slough off when the infection clears.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Surgery: If you truly feel the uvula in the back of your throat and it is objectively diagnosed as a wide and elongated uvula, and if snoring or early sleep di ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes but snore?: It is not uncommon to have a long uvula but it can become problematic if swollen or causing sleep obstruction. This is commonly reflected by snoring.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Uvula: You may have a large uvula Or a sensitive gag reflex or both. Do u snore? Some times it will flap in the wind as you sleep, have your dr look and tell ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Natural variation: A bifid uvula is a normal variation and it can look like having two. No need to be concerned.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Ahn
Specializes in Integrative Medicine
Inflammation: As your body fights an infection, the tonsils (back of throat) are one of the major trafficking sites for your immune system to recognize and fight of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT exam: Probably OK but can't tell from here. See ENT doc to make sure OK>

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