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A 24-year-old male asked:

the dangly piece at the roof of my mouth is red enflamed and looks like there is a white spot and causes a lot of pain swallowing or coughing?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pharingitis: It is called Uvula. If You also have tonsillar enlargement and White exudate on them; Then there is Tonsillitis. Cough, sore throat and Inflammation of Uvula/ Pharynx may need Antibiotic. Please see your doctor . Meanwhile Use Throat Lozenges, and Gargle with salt and warm water. Also take Ibuprofen for pain and Qufenasin for Coughing.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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