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Doctor insights on: Treating A Swollen Uvula

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What causes swollen uvula?

What causes swollen uvula?

Reaction: Other than trauma, surgical manipulation, or a mass - the things that can cause swelling are usually related to an "reaction". It could be due to certain med (ace inhibitors), due to an allergic type response, or due from a hereditary condition (c1 esterase defiency) that allows fluid to improperly fill tissue spaces. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more


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Swollen uvula, what can I eat?

Swollen Uvula: Hello, At this time I would suggest liquids and ice. Anti-inflammatories if you are not allergic. This type of swelling may come from food allergies, snoring or sleep apnea. Positioning yourself in a forward position may also help reduce the "blocked feeling" in your throat. If it worsens, off to the ER you go! Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen uvula?

What can cause a swollen uvula?

Swollen uvula: The most common cause is snoring. Infection is next if this is a new condition. ...Read more

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My son woke up this morning with a swollen uvula?

My son woke up this morning with a swollen uvula?

See doctor: Your son may be having infection _either bacterial or virus .He may behaving fever ,cough ,cold .Take him to doctor,get him examined and start treatment . ...Read more

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I have swollen uvula. What to eat and how to make it cure?

I have swollen uvula. What to eat and how to make it cure?

See a doctor: The time course is very important. If the swelling is new and caused by an allergic reaction or a side effect of medication (such as Lisinopril ) this could be life threatening and should be evaluated by a physician immediately - especially if you have changes to our voice or difficulty swallowing. ...Read more

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Today morning when i woke up I have swollen uvula, what should I take? Is this something serious?

Today morning when i woke up I have swollen uvula, what should I take? Is this something serious?

Swollen Uvula: This may be an infection. Call your doctor for a check up to find out the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Woke up to swollen uvula and the surrounding tissue is swollen and frilly looking. It's hurts and feels dry and raw. What's causing this?

Infection: This sounds as if you have a pharyngeal infection affecting the uvula and associated tissues. You need to be seen by a doctor and appropriately assessed. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Had a swollen Uvula for 3 days now. Starting to really annoy me. I went out Friday and had a big drink, got home and was sick a couple times. I went t?

Uvulitis: Please seek medical help immediately since utilities may be due infection such as strep and needs antibiotics treatment. Sometimes it can also be reaction to irritants like smoke inhalation or other chemicals, but would still need thorough throat exam and treatment ...Read more

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A swollen uvula from smoking marijuana?

A swollen uvula from smoking marijuana?

Possible.: Swollen tissue indicates irritation and possible infection. Depending on how tender, swollen the uvula is, you might consider seeing your doc for a throat culture to rule out strep. Most likely it is irritation or viral infec. If it continues, feels reallly uncomfortable &/or is associated with fever, may be systemic bacterial infec or mononucleosis. No matter what is going on, stop the marajuana. ...Read more

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Swollen Uvula, 4 white dots that are pimple looking, what do you think?

Swollen Uvula: Is it painful or affecting your speech or swallowing? Any fever or swollen lymph nodes or other symptoms? If you see an ENT specialist they have fiberoptic scoping tools where they can see back there better than most. ...Read more