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Swallowing My Uvula
Hurting / swallowing: Please get an appointment to see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor as soon as possible. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
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
Where my uvula hangs the roof is all swelled. hard time swallowing. feels like I'm gunna swallow my uvula. tight to breath?
Difficulty swallowing, swollen glands/tonsils, sore throat changed to just painful swallowing (back roof of mouth) and uncomfortable feeling talking?
After extubation a month later extremely sore throat, pain swallowing, hoarseness with sore vocal cords. Right tonsil hurts when I swallow. Advice plz?
You need to: consult an ENT specialist who can visualize your vocal cords directly to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Sore throat when swallowing for 3+ weeks. Phlegm stuck in my throat. Bumps down the back of my throat. Could this be throat cancer?
Phelgm in throat: You are young for throat cancer unless you chewed a lot of betel nuts. More likely you have sinusitis, allergies with phelgm could try Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps . May be indolent infection/ sinusitis like mycoplasma for whihc you need antibiotics .Since it is 3 weeks would get it checked out by urgent care/ doctor this week. ...Read more
I am experiencing throat swelling, sore throat, swollen tonsils (quality: white or yellowish spots on tonsils) , difficulty swallowing. And difficulty breathing when sleeping. ?
I am experiencing swollen tonsils (quality: white or yellowish spots on tonsils) , difficulty swallowing, lump in throat and gagging.
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep)... but definitely needs an exam if having difficulty swallowing and gagging. ...Read more
I have enlarged bumps on the very back of my tongue directly beneath my uvula. Sore throat, cough, bloody mucus when coughing.
Circumvallate papill: The large bumps are your circumvallate papilla and are normal taste buds. They are arranged in an upside down v configuration. The sore throat and the cough with bloody mucous can be either a virus or bacterial infection. If you have associated yellowish drainage with a fever I would be inclined to give you an antibiotic. You would need to call you Pmd or go to an urgent care to get the meds ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Feels like something moving behind my uvula (far back of throat) weird buzzing in ears. Hard to swallow, throat pain, phlegm when i cough, please help?
Post nasal drip: It seems you have post nasal drip and other symptoms that can be related to a cold or nasal allergies. You do not mention how long you have had this condition. If it comes and goes, you need to tell your doctor and perhaps see an allergist. If it is mor erecent, use a saline nasal spray to alleviate your nasal symptoms, it will improve your post nasal drip. ...Read more
My throat was swollen and since then I've had ear aches, difficulty swallowing, a stiff sore neck and trouble opening my mouth. Why?
Left ear pressure sore throat painful swallowing feeling of something stuck in my throat no fever swollen tonsils and swollen glands in neck under jaw?
Stuck my finger deep into my throat to throw up. Now i feel lump in my throat. Saw in my throat my tonsil sitting, touching tongue. Normal?
Yes: The palatine tonsil (tonsil in the throat) always touches the base of the tongue where it sometimes is close to the lingual tonsil. This is normal anatomy. When we perform a tonsillectomy, invariably, the base of the tonsil goes into the lingual tissue. ...Read more
Small knot in between chin and throat. Trouble breathing constant feeling of something stuck in top of my throat, hoarse and trouble swallowing?
See doc....: Shortness of breath is a serious symptom and with difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, etc. Could be indicative of a problem in your upper airway. If the shortness of breath is worsening, go to the nearest er right away. See a doctor as soon as possible to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Sore throat, one side only. Blotchyness on roof of mouth, back towards the throat. Hard to swallow, very tender, feels like throat swollen inside. ?
Need evaluation: Trouble swallowing and a swollen tongue are two findings that need immediate evaluation to prevent a more serious problem from occurring. Would suggest you either see your dentist or family physician who can evaluate and treat you, or refer you to a specialist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have earache(cannot hear frm lft ear) very sore throat(but no tonsils)especially whn swallow, whitish stuff on tongue do I have strep throat?
Earache: You either have wax in the ear of fluid in the middle ear. Sore throat could be a strep infection. The tonsils will have pustules on them or pus. The whitish tongue does not indicate much. You can calm your family doc and ask for an antibiotic if you can not get in to see him or her. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to be evaluated: There can be a number of things that cause a sore throat. Swelling of the throat with difficulty swallowing could progress to a very serious problem if not treated. You need to be evaluated to determine the cause of the swelling and have the appropriate treatment initiated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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