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What is located behind the uvula?

What is located behind the uvula?

Behind the uvula: Behind the uvula lies the posterior pharyngeal
Wall. The pharynx will connect to the esophagus posteriorly and the larynx or voice box anteriorly. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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Half of my uvula is blue... what could be the reason behind that?

Half of my uvula is blue... what could be the reason behind that?

Need more informatio: How long has your uvular been blue? Do you have any pain or any trauma ...Read more

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I've had a pretty bad cold for the last 4 days, now there feels like there's a knot behind my uvula, making me nauseas. What could it be? Cure?

I've had a pretty bad cold for the last 4 days, now there feels like there's a knot behind my uvula, making me nauseas. What could it be? Cure?

Inflamed lymphatics: It may be an inflamed small deposit of lymphatic tissue. These will generally resolve in 2 weeks or so. If you still have it after that, see a physician. ...Read more

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I have sores behind the uvula with no fever or headache what should I take?

I have sores behind the uvula with no fever or headache what should I take?

Canker sores: Treatment usually isn't necessary for minor canker sores, which tend to clear on their own in a week or two.
Over-the-counter pastes, creams, gels or liquids may help relieve pain and speed healing. Lignocaine gel, Orabase paste, Antiseptic mouth rinses containing hydrogen peroxide.
Large, persistent or unusually painful sores with fevers need medical care and prescribed meds containing steroids ...Read more

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When at work (nowhere else) I get a quarter-sized bump directly behind my uvula and it makes me feel like my airway is constricted. Why?

When at work (nowhere else) I get a quarter-sized bump directly behind my uvula and it makes me feel like my airway is constricted. Why?

Inhalant allergy: The swelling you are experiencing is probably angioedema. The most likely cause, if it is happening only during the day at work, is an allergen in the air at work. If there are foods you only eat on workdays then a food allergy would also be possible. An evaluation by an allergist can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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I have hard lump behind my uvula what is it? Could it be related to my wisdom tooth which is decaying?

I have hard lump behind my uvula what is it? Could it be related to my wisdom tooth which is decaying?

Immed attn required: Get to an oral surgeon immediately to have this lesion evaluated & probably biopsied. If it is directly behind ur uvula, it may have nothing to do with wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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There is and ulcer on my uvula and the back of my gums behind me back teeth?

There is and ulcer on my uvula and the back of my gums behind me back teeth?

Canker Sores: Can be very painful. Individual ulcers on the uvula oral mucosa typically last 1-2 weeks. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned, see your GP for eval. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a swelling behind your uvula on the wall of your throat?

Is it normal to have a swelling behind your uvula on the wall of your throat?

Not usually: You do have lymph nodes on the back wall of the throat that could be enlarged, sometimes you can see the outline of spinal vertebrae. It could be other things, as well. However, you really need to get this checked out with your doctor if it has been there for a whild. ...Read more

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Behind my teeth, just before tonsils the skin on each side of my inner mouth is white. Each side of my soft palate or each side of my uvula

Behind my teeth, just before tonsils the skin on each side of my inner mouth is white. Each side of my soft palate or each side of my uvula

White: Any white lesions should be investigated. The best news you can here is that you are looking at normal anatomic structures. But let a pro take a look to make sure. ...Read more

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4 y/o sick a lot with large white mass in back of throat behind tongue under the uvula. Not on sides. Another mass on front of neck meds didn't help.

4 y/o sick a lot with large white mass in back of throat behind tongue under the uvula. Not on sides. Another mass on front of neck meds didn't help.

What meds?: This sounds like she may have a throat infection. If she has gotten antibiotics and not responded then it may be a viral infection or abscess. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a yellowish patch in the back of my throat behind my uvula. I have been congested for a while...could this just be mucus or something else?

I have a yellowish patch in the back of my throat behind my uvula. I have been congested for a while...could this just be mucus or something else?

Post nasal drip: Yes, if you are seeing yellow mucus at the back of your throat it could be post nasal drip from your congestion. It should go away when your illness resolves. You can try decongestants and salt water gargles to see if it goes away. If it doesn't improve in about a week or two then get it checked. ...Read more

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Something in back of throat behind the uvula I think its mucus I keep swallowing it but more comes back it feels like. How to get it to stop. Irritated?

Something in back of throat behind the uvula I think its mucus I keep swallowing it but more comes back it feels like. How to get it to stop. Irritated?

Post nasal drip: Hello, you are experiencing a movement of mucus from the nasal cavity to the oropharynx. This mucus carries dirt, viruses, bacteria and chemicals your nose filters while breathing air. If this mucus dries, it thickens and causes irritation. Drink more water, use an otc saline nasal spray. If the symptoms are associated with sneezing, an allergy could be present. An antihistamine should help. ...Read more

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I have 7-10 orangish reddish whitish bumps at the back of my throat behind uvula. What can these be? Had a sore throat for 7 days now, no other symptoms

I have 7-10 orangish reddish whitish bumps at the back of my throat behind uvula. What can these be? Had a sore throat for 7 days now, no other symptoms

Two possibilities: (although may be more)
1. Viral infection of the throat. Very common (sometimes called "human foot and mouth" disease
2. Infectious Mononucleosis (A simple blood test will tell)
See your Primary Care Provider or Family Physician for exact diagnosis!

Hope this helps!
DrZ ...Read more

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I have a protrusion behind my uvula. It is hard and bony feeling. I have had a sore throat since it popped up about 2 months ago.

I have a protrusion behind my uvula. It is hard and bony feeling. I have had a sore throat since it popped up about 2 months ago.

Palatal torus: Sounds like a torus, which is a common benign congenital condition shock likely you only recently noticed. ...Read more

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I just woke with sore throat and area behind uvula swollen and wondered what causes this? The swollen area is so enlarged it flaps when I exhale.

I just woke with sore throat and area behind uvula swollen and wondered what causes this? The swollen area is so enlarged it flaps when I exhale.

It is likely infecti: Sore throat is frequently caused by the head-cold virus which usually resolves in 4-5 days with the help of tylenol (acetaminophen) pills and lots of warm liquids.
If you develop fever or enlarged lymph glands, it can also be strept throat infection (bacterial infection). This requires antibiotics use and a visit to your family doctor unless you get well with tylenol (acetaminophen) in another 1-2 days. ...Read more

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Mouth is continually getting dry and I have several ulcers and on palete too and a redish lump on tongue. Also feels like running nose behind uvula...

Mouth is continually getting dry and I have several ulcers and on palete too and a redish lump on tongue. Also feels like running nose behind uvula...

Oral surgeon: Could be a number of things. If present for more than a week, see oral surgeon. If less than week, treat symptomatically with saline rinse, OTC pain meds. ...Read more

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Dr saw red lump behind the uvula of 9 yr old son. Dr thought it was mucuscele but not shure Went to throat Dr ran test but had no clue. MRI in 10 days?

Dr saw red lump behind the uvula of 9 yr old son. Dr thought it was mucuscele but not shure Went to throat Dr ran test but had no clue. MRI in 10 days?

Need more info: Sometimes it takes time to make an accurate diagnosis. I would stay with the ENT physician until he/she does more appropriate tests. Have patience. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and have a red bump on my right tonsil. No pain. Just red and concerning. Also see white stuff way back in my throat behind my uvula. I'm worried?

Culture: The white material in your throat may be from yeast, viral or bacterial infection or even infectious mononucleosis. If it persists see your physician who will order a throat culture and any other tests deemed appropriate. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

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