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A 17-year-old male asked:

Sore throat 3 weeks can feel uvula touching my tongue feels cold when i breath and irritated doc said viral last week ?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Could be: The uvula can definitely swell with a viral infection. It should decrease to regular size within 7-10 days. If it does not go back to normal or if it seems to be getting larger, see your doctor again - you may need a steroid to help with the swelling.
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