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Could a bifid uvula affect someone's singing voice or tone?

Could a bifid uvula affect someone's singing voice or tone?

Sure: Any uvula can do this. See ENT MD as well as Speech Pathologist / Therapist , and their referrals as needed. Good Luck. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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What do you suggest if my son has a bifid uvula and kissing tonsils what should I do?

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

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What are associated problems with bifid uvula - diagnosis / genetic testing?

Minor cleft palate: This is a simple defect that runs genetically with isolated cleft palates.Often a skin covered v shaped bone defect of the palate pointing toward the split uvula. ...Read more

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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?

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?

It's possible: Some people with bifid uvula with have a submucous cleft palate. They may experience voice change and increased air escape through the nose with speaking after removal of the tonsils and adenoids. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My son has a bifid uvula and kissing tonsils. Treatment?

My son has a bifid uvula and kissing tonsils. Treatment?

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

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What is the cause of unilateral cleft lip, submucus palate, tongue tie and bifid uvula in a female baby with first degree relatives parents?

What is the cause of unilateral cleft lip, submucus palate, tongue tie and bifid uvula in a female baby with first degree relatives parents?

Unknown: 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

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What is the treatment for monilia on lips and mouth? Thank u.

What is the treatment for monilia on lips and mouth? Thank u.

Nystatin: There is a suspension and cream. Follow the directions and it should resolve. If not, see your medical practitioner for more aggressive treatment, like the oral medication diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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Are there good treatments for cuts in the mouth that won't interefere with my mouthguard?

Are there good treatments for cuts in the mouth that won't interefere with my mouthguard?

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

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Redness on floor of mouth causes?treatment for it?

Redness on floor of mouth causes?treatment for it?

Depends: The area is vascular and red naturally.
If new and irritated, pharyngitis ,viral or bacterial can affect the area. ...Read more

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Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

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

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Treatment for excessive mouth watering?

Treatment for excessive mouth watering?

Choices abound: When people make excessive saliva, there are medical options, like drops and pills, as well as surgeries that remove the salivary gland(s) or reposition the drainage ducts. See a head & neck surgeon for a discussion of the right options for your case. ...Read more

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Please I have a sore mouth, kindly advise on causes and treatment?

Please I have a sore mouth, kindly advise on causes and treatment?

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

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Mouth ulcer on roof of mouth--need treatment?

Mouth ulcer on roof of mouth--need treatment?

Yes, if...: It lasts more than a week you should have it looked at. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

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

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What is the treatment for puncture wound of the mouth?

What is the treatment for puncture wound of the mouth?

Mouth puncture: If the puncture is small (say 1/2 inch or less) it will heal up on its own without surgery or meds. The moputh heals up very fast ! if the puncture is big then antibiotics and sutures are needed. Rinse mouth with saline after eating. See ent. ...Read more

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I have discoloration around the mouth area. What could be the cause and treatment?

I have discoloration around the mouth area. What could be the cause and treatment?

Exam: Although this could be related to oral thrush, without a photo, I suggest that you follow up with your private physician or see a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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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. ?

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

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What is the best treatment for mouth sores?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c can help as can otc products with topical anesthetics such as benzocaine. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for mouth sores?

What are the best treatments for mouth sores?

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

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Best treatment for meth mouth?

Best treatment for meth mouth?

Salivary flow: Meth decreases salivary flow, causing severe dryness. Meth users then duck on lozenges or hard candy to mitigate this. Use of biotene and less sugar is what to do. Of course, getting off meth is the best solution! ...Read more

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Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

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

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What is the best treatment for a mouth ulcer? (available in australia)

What is the best treatment for a mouth ulcer? (available in australia)

Depends: 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

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What is the treatment for hand foot and mouth disease?

What is the treatment for hand foot and mouth disease?

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

Uvula (Definition)

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