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Can marijauna withdrawls cause you to not smoke for months can anxiety from weed cause your throat to burn or make the uvula swollen?

Can marijauna withdrawls cause you to not smoke for months can anxiety from weed cause your throat to burn or make the uvula swollen?

Cannabis: Marijuana smoke contains mucosal irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged & deeper than with tobacco. If you have not used cannabis for a number of months - that should not be causing your throat to burn or your uvula to swell. Anxiety can lead to throat symptoms. Consider getting checked out by your physician. ...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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Have a cold for a few days with moderate sore throat. No fever. Uvula swollen in the morning esp. Cold clearing up but sore throat remains. When looking at uvula it has white spot on it. Maybe strep?

Have a cold for a few days with moderate sore throat. No fever. Uvula swollen in the morning esp. Cold clearing up but sore throat remains. When looking at uvula it has white spot on it. Maybe strep?

Strep Throat: Often has symptoms of beefy -red, swollen, painful tonsils with white exudates and enlarged, tender lymph nodes. However, I have had strep throat several times with almost no findings. Although this sounds viral - it would take testing/culture to rule strep out. ...Read more

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Uvula swollen , runny nose, and allergies and i don't have a fever and no sore throat. How would i treat this at home? I have tried cough drop they hel

Uvula swollen , runny nose, and allergies and i don't have a fever and no sore throat. How would i treat this at home? I have tried cough drop they hel

Swollen uvula : This sounds allergic and should be treated with antihistamines to start. Corticosteroids might be required due to swelling. If the swelling worsens or does not remit quickly , i would seek medical attention quickly. This could be a serious sign. ...Read more

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Uvula is very swollen and elongated. When i wake up my mouth is painfully dry and coated in white. What is this? I also have cold symptoms and cough.

Uvula is very swollen and elongated. When i wake up my mouth is painfully dry and coated in white. What is this? I also have cold symptoms and cough.

Infection possible: Could be anything from a viral cold to a strep viral infection. Could be from snoring, perhaps a breathing problem. Start w your md/do and have a full evaluation to determine what's wrong and what can be done to fix it. ...Read more

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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

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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