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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

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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?

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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I have a swollen uvula. Feels like something is stuck in throat. Is it serious? Cures?

I have a swollen uvula. Feels like something is stuck in throat.  Is it serious? Cures?

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

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I have a lot of yellow/green mucus stuck to back of throat and swollen uvula. Is there a correlation?

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

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There is yellow/green mucus stuck to back of throat and swollen uvula, what do I do?

There is yellow/green mucus stuck to back of throat and swollen uvula, what do I do?

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

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Swollen uvula with tonsils and mouth ulcers.cant eat.sleep or speak.fever and body pain?

Swollen uvula with tonsils and mouth ulcers.cant eat.sleep or speak.fever and body pain?

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 more

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