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Inflamed Uvula Treatment
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
See your physician.: First, the reason for the swelling must be determined. Then the proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more
Viral or bacterial: Throat infections can cause an enlarged and painful uvula. An inspection and possibly a culture is appropriate. Viral URI needs symptomatic rx but strep throat would require antibiotic coverage to avoid future kidney and/or heart complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have inflamed gum with solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take antibiotic?
Get checked: The most likely scenario is that there is an unhealthy pulp in a tooth that drained thru the bone to the gum and down to the lymph node. 1. Identify the constituents of the infection 2. Detoxify the infection 3 Deal with unhealthy tooth ...Read more
Tongue feels diffusely burnt, painful to heat +halitosis; a few papillae have turned white. Whatis? (+gum abscess persistent post root canal revision)
Tongue symptoms: While i can't be certain, from what you say, the halitosis probably comes from your gum abscess (bacterial odor). The changes in your tongue could be due to an overgrowth of yeast germs (fungi) than can happen when you take an antibiotic; this could cause the redness, tenderness, and white patches. Other causes of the tongue changes could be inflammation (glossitis) due to allergy or infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore throat, bright red throat and tonsils, swollen tonsils, looks like tonsil stones in deep tonsillar crypts, swollen lymph nodes. Go to doctor?
Yep: New onset sore throat, with redness, discolored patches needs to be evaluated for strep throat. If a rapid strep test is negative, ask for a throat culture, Since 1 to 3 out of 10 rapid strep tests have false negatives & strep is missed. As long as strep is treated within 10 days the risk of acquiring rheumatic fever is minimal. So go to an UC today or see doc tomorrow. Now if had for 10 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variety of things: The uvula may be enlarged from inflammation, infection, or it may be congenital. If the symptoms of snoring or sleep disorder are present, you may want to get a sleep study to make sure that your oxygen saturation at time of sleep is within normal limits. If you are totally asymptomatic, do nothing. ...Read more
Small lump on right lateral lower breast,once inflamed n healed by antibiotic,now again inflamed n healing with antibiotic,is this treatment suficient?
Hard to say: What you are describing sounds like it could be an infected cyst, but would need to be evaluated in the office. If it were a cyst, the best course of action would be antibiotics and warm compresses until the infection had resolved. An excision, or removal, of the cyst could then be performed in order to decrease the likelihood of recurrence. Cysts tend to come back otherwise. ...Read more
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Have inflamed, irritated parotid duct opening right side. what is best treatment? wisdom tooth removed 2days ago. connection unknown.
Rx depends on cause: Wisdom tooth removal and parotid duct inflammation probably unrelated but coincidental. Treatment for Stinson's Duct inflammation depends on cause (trauma, stone in duct, infection, etc. Please return to the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed your wisdom tooth for an evaluation to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more
My gum is inflamed near the upper molars ..then it find solitary Rt. Submandibular lymph node enlargement..can gingivitis be the cause? How to treat?
What could cause painful(difficulty) swallowing, swollen tonsils, red throat, swollen lymph glands and earache?
Infection?: Sounds infectious. Need to see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?
Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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