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Peotrusion Behind Uvula
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
Need more informatio: How long has your uvular been blue? Do you have any pain or any trauma ...Read more
Almost every time I get sick I have a tiny bit of pain behind my uvula and I also have mucus but it is not dry, and it last about a week.
Ok: This sounds pretty typical for most URIs, sore throats, etc. Drink more fluids during those illnesses ...Read more
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?
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
Hello, I'm sixteen and I'm very curious about this tube looking thing that lays on the back of my tongue behind my uvula?
Need to see: Cannot tell from your description. Need picture to tell. ...Read more
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
I have a black worm-like line going up just behind my uvula up behind my soft palate and continues. I have photos of this but can't work out what it is. I believe it could be creating unusual taste?
Black lines!: I would see an ENT as soon as possible! It could be something as natural as a blood vessel! ...Read more
Swollen lump behind my uvula. Some white on it. When I tilt my head it moves but normally its slightly to the left. Glob kind of look to it.
Lump: Please see an ENT specialistGet a more detailed answer ›
In the oropharynx, exactly in the wall that is behind the uvula, I can see a raised red spot that is 0.5 CM diameter. It has red streaks coming from it.
ENT: You can have it evaluated by and ENT. Not sure what it is without seeing it. Pain? How long has it been there? ...Read more
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
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
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
I have a hard lump behind my uvula what is it? Could it be related to my decaying wisdom tooth that might be infected?
Not likely: You should see your dentist or an ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more
I saw several bumps on my throat (behind uvula) when I checked it two month ago and they exist until now. Is there any chance of malignancy?
Malignancy: Unlikely, but you must see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor! Have your doctor refer you! ...Read more
Feels like something moving behind uvula and tonsils in far back of soft palate. What could it be? Doctor says uvultis but it feels like s/t moving..
The back of my mouth behind the uvula is swollen and touching the back of my tongue. It has hurt to swallow for 2 days, but this happened this morning?
Age: You are only 16, cannot answer questions. Need to tell parent or guardian about your issue. ...Read more
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
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.
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
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
A raised dark red line behind my uvula in throat for last 3 weeks. Thick smelly saliva in throat for 4 months. Taking allegra (fexofenadine). What could the line be?
Could be a: Sinus infection. You might need antibiotics at this point and probably should see an ENT ...Read more
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
(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!
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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 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
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
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
I feel like there is something in my throat like a hair or hard dried phlegm I can see a small pimple like skin hanging out just behind my uvula, help?
Have it examined: See your family doctor or an ENT specialist and have the throat examined. ...Read more