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I have a white patch on the uvula, but no pain or redness. Confused as to what it might be.?

I have a white patch on the uvula, but no pain or redness. Confused as to what it might be.?

Get checked.: Strep throat does not always present with painful swallowing or a fever. In fact it only presents classically in about 60% of kids and 30% of adults. There are lots of atypical presentations for this disease. So with a white patch, it is worth getting a culture. If it does not go away in a week or so, get checked for other possibilities. ...Read more

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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 causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

Infection etc.: The swelling process found is equivalent to inflammation which will take time to resolve. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had these red dots on my uvula, what can this mean?

What to do if I have had these red dots on my uvula, what can this mean?

Can get eval.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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What causes a uvula to be inflamed/red? Is it silent reflux?

What causes a uvula to be inflamed/red? Is it silent reflux?

Post nasal drip: Usually the uvula is not inflamed alone. If you have post nasal drip from allergies. Silent reflux should have other things inflamed. Are you overweight? Do you notice coughing at night? If you are having problems then ask your doctor so you can be better. ...Read more

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I have a blood red splotch around my uvula-it doesn't hurt, it could be from coughing a lot, should I get it checked out?

I have a blood red splotch around my uvula-it doesn't hurt, it could be from coughing a lot, should I get it checked out?

Uvula: I would wait a few days to see if the redness subsides. If there is associated pain or swelling, then go see your physician or an Otolaryngologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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My uvula is swollen and has one red spot on it. What should I do?

My uvula is swollen and has one red spot on it. What should I do?

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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I have red dots on my uvula and it hurts to swallow but only on the left sude?

I have red dots on my uvula and it hurts to swallow but only on the left sude?

Ulcers?: It might be ulcers
Could you please send a photo of the don't's if you can for better assessment? ...Read more

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I noticed my uvula touches the back of my tongue never noticed this before it isn't swollen or red or have bumps it's just seems long?

UVULA: First, it can be simply normal for you especially if you have no symptoms.
However, some people get large and swollen ones when either allergic to something or a possible infection or actually also from snoring as the uvula bangs back and forth and gets traumatized.
What fits for you? ...Read more

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Are red bumps and red visible vein-like lines on uvula normal?

Uvula: It's common to see red veins on the uvula. Unless it's swollen, painful or there's other associated symptoms, then I like to tell my patients not to worry about it. ...Read more

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What is white chunky stuff on my uvula it makes me feel like a loose skin back there but not hurts when I eat and the sides of my throats are red?

What is white chunky stuff on my uvula it makes me feel like a loose skin back there but not hurts when I eat and the sides of my throats are red?

Dead skin: The white chunky stuff is basically the equivalent of dead skin, probably caused by an infection. It'll slough off when the infection clears. ...Read more

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My 6yo boy has a red spots above uvula. What could it be and should I bring hin to see doctor over this?

My 6yo boy has a red spots above uvula. What could it be and should I bring hin to see doctor over this?

Red spots: If he has a sore throat, this is a finding we often see with strep. A throat swab for a strep screen and possibly culture, may help sort it out. All the best. ...Read more

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Male. 23. Dentist found red growth (hangs like uvula) to the left of uvula. Not painful. Have ENT appt but curious what it could be?

Male. 23. Dentist found red growth (hangs like uvula) to the left of uvula. Not painful. Have ENT appt but curious what it could be?

Squamous Papilloma: A wart like growth in pharynx is likely Squamous Papilloma. Your ENT will likely remove it and send it to pathology. ...Read more

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Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?

Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?

Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps. However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more

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I've just noticed a very small lump on my uvula, it's not red and barely shows up on camera (I suffer from hay fever). What can it be?

Irritation: A small bump on the uvula could be due to irritation from post nasal drainage which is caused by your allergies. If it grows, becomes painful or you have any other worrisome symptoms, please see doctor. ENT physician will be able to assess ...Read more

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I have a hard sore lump on my uvula, I can see it and it's red and I can feel it when I swallow. What is it?

I have a hard sore lump on my uvula, I can see it and it's red and I can feel it when I swallow. What is it?

See a doctor: This is not normal, but without actually being able to examine it there is no way in which to diagnose this long distance. Go and get this looked at by a physician, possibly an ENT specialist. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

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