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What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

See your physician.: First, the reason for the swelling must be determined. Then the proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

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


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I have swollen uvula. What to eat and how to make it cure?

I have swollen uvula. What to eat and how to make it cure?

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 more

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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

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 more

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How do I treat a swollen uvula after treatment for strep throat?

How do I treat a swollen uvula after treatment for strep throat?

Should resolve: If you tested positive for strep throat and were treated adequately with appropriate antibiotics then your symptoms should resolve. If you have completed treatment but are still experiencing symptoms a recheck and possible retest are good ideas. ...Read more

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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?

Uvulitis: Please seek medical help immediately since utilities may be due infection such as strep and needs antibiotics treatment. Sometimes it can also be reaction to irritants like smoke inhalation or other chemicals, but would still need thorough throat exam and treatment ...Read more

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Swollen Uvula, 4 white dots that are pimple looking, what do you think?

Swollen Uvula: Is it painful or affecting your speech or swallowing? Any fever or swollen lymph nodes or other symptoms? If you see an ENT specialist they have fiberoptic scoping tools where they can see back there better than most. ...Read more

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I've had a swollen uvula for about 24 hours now as the swelling has not gone down what should I do? It's very uncomfortable.

I've had a swollen uvula for about 24 hours now as the swelling has not gone down what should I do? It's very uncomfortable.

Uvula edema: Hello, the swelling of the uvula will take some time for resolution. The uvula lies in a dependent position. The timing will also depend on the degree of swelling. In my practice, i prescribe steroids. If you are having trouble swallowing or breathing, you'll obviously need to be seen in an er. Good luck and i hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does a swollen uvula with white patches and a swollen neck mean it is very painfull and it is not strep i was tested for that?

What does a swollen uvula with white patches and a swollen neck mean it is very painfull and it is not strep i was tested for that?

Pharyangitis: It could be a non-strep infection of the throat. It might be bacteria or viral - oly your md can determine if antibiotics can help. If it isn't improved you might need to go back to see them. ...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