A 22-year-old female asked:
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is it normal for the uvula to look very swollen? it is normal to feel like soup is so hard to swallow after a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy today?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Of course it is: For goodness sakes, give yourself time to heal.
Answered on Aug 19, 2016
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Not suprised: As long as you can swallow well, you should be ok....contact your surgeon if this changes

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