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uvula hurts when I swallow

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hurting / swallowing: Please get an appointment to see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor as soon as possible. Please let me know how things go.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Bump in the throat: How long it has been there? Do you have fever? If it has been there for more than 7-10 days you should see your doctor. It could be strep throat or mo ... Read More
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: This could be a burn from hit food, a canker sore or a herpes virus lesion. For diagnosis and treatment a physician or otolaryngologist would have to ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Throat: Please see a Throat specialist as soon as possible. Have your primary doctor refer you. Wish you well.
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
This is a simple: sore throat. The uvula has a muscle within in it which can contract or relax allowing the posterior pharynx (throat) to change shape providing protect ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Please call: Please call someone with at least 9 years of training beyond high school to answer your question. There are multiple dozens of reasons for a sore thr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: It sounds like a routine sore throat, which is usually viral, but it could be bacterial. Allergic reactions can cause swelling of the uvula, but it w ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : what's your question
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Dr. Vitaliy Krol
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Uvulitis: Please seek medical help since uvulitis may be due bacterial infection such as strep or viral infection such as herpes. Sometimes it can also be react ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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WhatRhymesWithUvula?: Sometimes the uvula swells up due to infection, inflammation, sensitivity or allergy.It's quite a soft floppy little thing so it can sell-up pretty la ... Read More
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Ulcers?: It might be ulcers Could you please send a photo of the don't's if you can for better assessment?
A male asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral or Bacterial: This could represent either a viral or bacterial pharyngitis, versus something more complex such a retropharyngeal abcess. Both viral and bacterial pr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection or allergy: Could be an infection or an allergic reaction.
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