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Treatment For A Swollen Uvula
See your physician.: First, the reason for the swelling must be determined. Then the proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more
See a doctor: The time course is very important. If the swelling is new and caused by an allergic reaction or a side effect of medication (such as Lisinopril ) this could be life threatening and should be evaluated by a physician immediately - especially if you have changes to our voice or difficulty swallowing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with a swollen uvula. It is very large. I can feel it when i move my tongue. What is the best treatment for reducing swelling? Nsaid? Antihi
Ice, time: You get a swollen uvula like you described from severe snoring and probable obstructive sleep apnea. The severity of your snoring causes trauma to the uvula which causes it to swell. I strongly recommend that you see an ENT dr for an evaluation and probable sleep study with consideration of cpap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I've been on amoxicillin for 5 days of a 7 day treatment. The amoxicilli was prescribed for a bout of strep throat. Starting about 2 days ago, a couple of hours after i take the capsule, I get a really swollen uvula. Add the hours go on it subsid
Allergy: Sounds like a mild allergic response to antibiotic. Allergy can get worse and cause airway problems. Stop antibiotics now and seed advice from MD about alternative antibiotics. ...Read more
Had a swollen Uvula for 3 days now. Starting to really annoy me. I went out Friday and had a big drink, got home and was sick a couple times. I went t?
It can be: If the uvula, soft palate or peritonsillar areas are swollen, the swelling could cause a potential airway problem if left untreated. Your should be evaluated by a health care professional to determine the cause so that the appropriate treatment can be provided. ...Read more
I have a lot of yellow/green mucus stuck to back of throat and swollen uvula. Is there a correlation?
Yes: Your symptoms are consistent with a viral/bacterial infection and the purulent material (yellow/green mucus) is the body's defense mechanism challenging that infection. The swollen uvula is part of this infection. A culture of the throat is first, followed by appropriate and specific medical treatment. See your physician. ...Read more
Swollen uvula: This is actually more common than you might think, and you need to get to a physician immediately so you can be appropriately treated. If your pcp or ENT physician cannot see you now, there are urgent care physicians that are available now that can help treat you immediately. So do not wait to get treatment by a physician! ...Read more
MOUTH ULCERATION: inflammation inside the mouth could be from mouth breathing. we are meant to breath through our noses. the air gets filtered, warmed and humidified before it touches the lining of the mouth and throat. start simple, pay attention to how you breathe. keep your mouth closed! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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