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A 21-year-old female asked:

I've had a pretty bad cold for the last 4 days, now there feels like there's a knot behind my uvula, making me nauseas. what could it be? cure?

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Dr. Benjamin Murcek
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Inflamed lymphatics: It may be an inflamed small deposit of lymphatic tissue..These will generally resolve in 2 weeks or so. If you still have it after that, see a physician.
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