Doctor insights on:
Treatments For Bifid Uvula
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
See a doctor: the uvula should see an oral surgeon and is usually left alone. The tonsil problem should be see by an otolaryngologist and treatment will depend on symptoms ...Read more
What to do if I have a bifid uvula and I'm afraid that my voice will change if What to do if I have my tonsils removed. is this possible?
Hi I am having bifid uvula from birth, I am unable to speak clearly. Now I am 23 year old. Is there any possibility to do operation & how much it cost?
Yes. : The bifid uvula and speech problems probably mean you have a form of cleft palate. You should get evaluated and treated through a cleft team which you can find at cleft line.Org. They can give you an idea about costs. ...Read more
Hard to say: These are normal findings for a 6-9 yo,usually associated with snoring during sleep and require no treatment. If a 4 yo or a 18 yo with any signs of sleep disturbance, they may need removal. Providing more information when you submit a question allows a more specific answer. ...Read more
Hello ! My four year Son was recently detected with a bifid uvula incidentally. also has prominent neck veins even on talking but growing well. Worry?
See Peds: Bifid uvula should not be a problem if no other facial abnormalities. Ask peds about prominent neck veins. ...Read more
What is the cause of unilateral cleft lip, submucus palate, tongue tie and bifid uvula in a female baby with first degree relatives parents?
All 4 conditions can occur individually or in various combinations.
Causes for congenital deformities (birth defects) can include environmental factors (maternal nutritional deficiencies), inherited factors as well as spontaneous mutations.
Although incest is not common or considered advisable for humans, I am not aware of a specific correlation with orofacial deformities. ...Read more
Cuts in the mouth: All depends on where the cuts are coming from and why are they not healing. In the mean time just go to your local pharmacy and ask the pharmacist for over the counter gels to help with the cuts and if you don't see am improvement in 2-3 weeks you really need to see a dentist to figure out where the cuts are coming from. ...Read more
Medications: If you also have excessive sweating you may have a condition where the autonomic nervous system is over active and many of the secretory glands are working excessively. There are relatively safe medicines with modest side effects to control the condition.. Diagnosis must preceed treatment. ...Read more
See a dentist or: Physician. We can't tell you what is wrong and how to treat without looking in your mouth under good lighting. ...Read more
Depends on cause.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Consult with your dentist. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
I have mouth ulsers....And they used to grow after 15-20 days usually...I want a permanent treatment of this....Can u please suggest ?
No permanent tx: Mouth ulcers are a form of the herpes virus. Don't mistake this with the sexual type, in fact everybody has these virus cells in them. Stress can bring them our or spicy foods, sunlight, etc. Try and identify what you were doing / eating the next episode. You can get a product called zilactin over the counter that will help reduce the pain. See your dentist if they continue. ...Read more
Since a few days my mouth is producing excessive amount of saliva.
Im 23 and fit. What could be the cause and is there any treatment. ?
Hypersalivation: Are you wearing anything in yourouth at night such as bleaching trays or night guard? These will cause hyper salivation. Are you having this problem every night? Many times when we are really tired, we fall asleep and our mouths stay open slightly. We awake with drool on our pillow. Maybe this is the case. Try and get more rest and see if that helps ...Read more
Depends on the sore.: There are several different treatment possibilities, depending on the type of sore. It is best to have this examined by your dentist and have them determine what would be best for you. ...Read more
Depends: Treatment depends on the cause and I regret that it is not feasible to discern the cause without examining you. Did you burn/scald the roof of your mouth? You may wish to wait it out. If it is not better in a couple of weeks, please consult a doctor in-person. ...Read more
Mouth "ulcers" is a very nonspecific term and have numerous causes- ie, bacterial hormonal, viral, yeast, inflammatory, autoimmune, neoplastic causes.
Salt water or baking soda rinses may ease the pain but any ulceration that stays more than 2 weeks should be evaluated by a medical or dental professional. ...Read more
Get your doctor: Could be from your GI but if not get professional help. ...Read more
Symptomatic care: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a very common viral infection, usually occurring in childhood. Since it is a viral infection, there is no specific treatment for it. Care consists of keeping the child comfortable and hydrated. Here is a link to the cdc article about the illness. http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/index.html. ...Read more